This programme consists of 3 distinct phases: the economics and strategy for business (ESB) core, the ESB advantage and ESB applications. Students also undertake a business simulation where they integrate and apply the knowledge they have gained to a real'life scenario, as well as a consulting project, undertaken for a client, which enables students to solve a business problem.
Modules include: online primers: data tools and evidence; strategy primer; maths primer. September foundation: analytics for applied economics and business; ESB careers and professional development. The ESB core: business economics; corporate strategy; economics and strategy for innovation; management accounting; strategic marketing. The ESB advantage: corporate finance; information, incentives and contracts; macroeconomics for business; risk management and corporate governance; strategy implementation. ESB applications: business simulation; consulting project; digital economics and digital strategy; energy economics and strategy; ESB report; global strategy.
Course Additional Entry
A 2.1 Honours degree or above (or equivalent) in business studies; management or a closely related programme; an English language qualification: GCSE, IGCSE, GCE 'O' Level, or equivalent, at grade B, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) at grade B, IELTS (academic): a minimum overall score of 7.0, with a minimum score of 6.5 in writing and speaking, TOEFL (computer'based): a minimum score of 250 (TWE of 4.5+), TOEFL (internet'based): a minimum overall score of 100, with a minimum score of 24 in writing and 24 in speaking; students on this programme should typically be new or recent graduates with less than 3 years' work experience.
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