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Business Economics and Risk Management MSc

Business Economics and Risk Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business / Industrial Economics Risk Management

Course type


Course Summary

This rewarding course is for graduates and professionals seeking a competitive advantage in today’s international job market. You will acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics, risk management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant leading-edge theory. Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas. You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and risk management, as well as study further challenging modules. Acquire a highly developed knowledge of economics and risk management theory, of relevance to financial and non-financial sectors, by applying theory to real-world problems. You will learn to identify, assess and communicate the implications of risk for organisations as well as national policy makers.

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams. Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in applied economics and risk management. This course provides advanced preparation for careers in policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



This module offers the opportunity to experience problem structuring methods, in the classroom, and to consider their potential application in your project dissertation and/or future work.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will normally hold an undergraduate degree in economics, accounting, finance, politics, public policy, banking or any other business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.