University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

The programme combines solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources. The aims of this degree are: equip you with a sound knowledge of international economics, financial economics and business economics, improving your analytical and problem-solving skills; enable you to tackle problems creatively by helping you to think outside conventional boundaries; develop skills to seek deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing theories and their policy implications; equip you with methods to analyse economic issues relevant to the real world; and enable you to respond to the increasing demand for economics graduates by developing your skills and competence in economics.

You are assessed through: Coursework; Presentations; Projects; Closed-book examinations; and Dissertation. You can expect to find employment in: National and international business organisations; National and international institutions, including central banks, central and local government departments; Financial market institutions and organisations including banks; Policy-making institutions, seeking economists with a sound applied economics background; Civil society organisations, NGOs with interest in economic policy and business issues; Research institutes and think-tanks; and Economics and business media.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,750 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £11,750 European Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £14,500 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have an undergraduate degree in economics, industrial organisation, financial management or public policy at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognised university or higher education institute. Graduates in business studies, mathematics/IT, social sciences, and engineering may also apply if economics or quantitative methods constitute a component of their studies.
  • International entry requirements: Students who were educated in a language other than English and/or in a country where English speakers are in a minority, they should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent. Alternatively, students with an overall IELTS of 5 or 5.5 can study our Pre-Sessional English language programme prior to degree studies.