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International Business Economics MSc

International Business Economics MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Business Studies Business / Industrial Economics

Course type


Course Summary

This course enhances the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behaviour both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy. You will find out about microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers, and macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies. You will also learn about managerial economics and how firms try to optimise their human resources. You will gain the skills - and have the opportunity - to undertake independent research in an area of business economics, which will expand your employment opportunities. You are assessed through: unseen examinations; essays; a research project. This course is for you if you wish to pursue a management career in international business or the financial sector, and take up such roles as business or financial analyst.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This module provides an introduction to statistical techniques needed in the study of finance. It covers parametric and non-parametric hypothesis testing with financial applications, ANOVA, diagnostic testing, regression analysis in a financial context and experimental design.

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 should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above; qualification should normally show evidence of your ability in mathematics or quantitative related areas; other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing will also be considered.