Master of Science in Economic Studies in United Kingdom

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Economic Studies

The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

Economics and administration is a discipline that focuses on both macro and micro economics. Experts are trained to understand both how individual actions and mass trends affect the economy. Many specialize in particular subject areas such as public policy, business economics and consumer behavior.

 

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance

The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes
Online Full time Part time 5 years January 2019 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provide a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. [+]

MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance

Building on knowledge already gained from the International Compliance Association's Professional Postgraduate Diploma, the MSc Law and Financial Crime Compliance provide a master’s degree with a strong focus on the development of skills and knowledge in the law and compliance field. The degree is designed to complement and extend students' ICA Diploma studies, adding masters-level studies in relevant areas of law to areas of study covered in the ICA Diploma. The programme provides the intellectual and practical underpinnings required to enhance an already-established career in the compliance field, as well as a rigorous approach to self-reflection and personal development.... [-]


MSc in Accounting and Finance

Oxford Brookes Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

On this master’s degree, you will learn to understand accounting and financial information, analyse problems and participate in management decision making. In this intensive programme, we cover financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance. A Research Project allows you to develop a deeper knowledge in an area of interest. [+]

On this master’s degree, you will learn to understand accounting and financial information, analyse problems and participate in management decision making. In this intensive programme, we cover financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance. A Research Project allows you to develop a deeper knowledge in an area of interest. You will develop the all-around capabilities needed to be a successful accounting or finance professional. These include research and analytical skills as well as team-working, problem solving and communication. The MSc Accounting and Finance is designed for those wishing to develop a career in the sector and applicants with prior accounting experience are welcome to apply.... [-]


MSc Corporate Financial Management

The University of Law Business School
Online Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in corporate or business finance. [+]

MSc Corporate Financial Management

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and is aimed at graduates who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and critical understanding of the key aspects of corporate financial management, and in particular, who are looking to pursue a career in corporate or business finance.

This degree programme will help you develop a broad comprehension of the most important concepts in finance, with a strategic perspective. It is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, personal finance, corporate finance or as an accountant, offering an excellent foundation for your career or for further study. As well as gaining a formal qualification, you will build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Finance for Development

University of Bradford
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Bradford

This course will provide you with a systematic understanding of economic approaches to development and in particular, the role of finance and financial institutions. Students will be able to evaluate the merits of the various mechanisms of financing development and to understand the bases for fiscal policy. [+]

This course will provide you with a systematic understanding of economic approaches to development and in particular, the role of finance and financial institutions. Students will be able to evaluate the merits of the various mechanisms of financing development and to understand the bases for fiscal policy.

During the course, you will develop the skills required for the analysis of development issues, and to understand the interlinkages between statistics and econometrics, and develop expertise on international trade and exchange rate policies and related economic matters. Additionally, students have the opportunity to study a range of options covering project and programme management, public policy, and development policy.... [-]


MSc in Global Finance (online)

Cass Business School
Online Part time 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom London

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools. [+]

Our online MSc in Global Finance is a world-class master’s programme, offered through one of the world’s top ‘triple-crown’-accredited business schools.

With its flexible online format, this course is designed to suit your needs if you’re:

Looking to further your career in finance, without having to put your work commitments on hold or commit to on-campus studies Based anywhere around the world and looking to study a world-class MSc in Global Finance without having to move to the UK or relocate elsewhere New to the finance industry, experienced but looking to move to a different sector, or just looking to expand and deepen your global finance knowledge.

Apply now – applications are now open for intakes in January, May, and September.... [-]


MSc Business with Financial Management

Northumbria University London Campus
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

The programme has been developed for recent graduates in non-business disciplines who wanted to add a business dimension to their undergraduate specialism and as such has been a very popular course. To be successful in this programme, you will need enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to not only work hard but learn new ways of thinking. We also expect you to show initiative and be able to work independently. [+]

Start dates: September, January, May

Tuition fees (2018/19): UK/EU: £7,995 International: £14,500

Working in a large, modern, international organisation, a medium sized company or even a small start-up firm requires a range of business capabilities. The most valuable employees are those who have not only a sound knowledge and understanding of the various parts of a business but those who are quick learners and team players with leadership potential. The MSc Business with Financial Management programme will give students both the general business knowledge and understanding as well as the personal skills needed for a wide variety of roles.The programme has been developed for recent graduates in non-business disciplines who wanted to add a business dimension to their undergraduate specialism and as such has been a very popular course. To be successful in this programme, you will need enthusiasm, commitment and a willingness to not only work hard but learn new ways of thinking. We also expect you to show initiative and be able to work independently.The programme is designed around a set of modules that are common to all pathways. These modules cover general business functions, strategic management and organisational analysis. These modules also guide you towards the achievement of the generic postgraduate goals of strategic awareness, developing leadership potential and understanding the theory and practice of international business. In the second semester, you will be given the opportunity to specialise in Financial Management. In the remainder of the programme, you will complete your research and write up of... [-]


MSc International Finance

Aberystwyth University Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Aberystwyth

In an ever-increasing globalized and political world, financial systems are becoming more dependent on each other.  You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills of advanced concepts in finance and join with students from many different countries to consider vital issues: international financial development and regulation, financial systems and emerging financial markets. [+]

In an ever-increasing globalized and political world, financial systems are becoming more dependent on each other. You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills of advanced concepts in finance and join with students from many different countries to consider vital issues: international financial development and regulation, financial systems and emerging financial markets.

You will develop a critical understanding of the contemporary role of the financial system in the economic process, including its potential role in facilitating economic growth and the importance of regulating activities of financial institutions and markets domestically and internationally. This will prepare you for employment in the financial services industry. This course is suitable if your first degree is in a relevant area such as Accounting and Finance, Economics, Business Management or other related areas.... [-]


Master of Science in International Finance Analysis

INSEEC London
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom London

The objective of this program is to impart a high level of expertise in corporate finance and financial analysis [+]

Master of Science in International Finance Analysis

The objective of this program is to impart a high level of expertise in corporate finance and financial analysis. Students and professionals will explore more deeply the financial, accounting and legal techniques in order to acquire a solid expertise, essential to high-level positions. The training also prepares many degrees and/or professional certifications (AMF, CFA, BAT, etc.).This one-year program combines courses mainly conducted by industry experts with a long-term internship that allows students to apply the acquired knowledge. Graduates are recruited as: financial analyst (buy side/sell side), credit analyst, corporate analyst (mergers and acquisitions, private equity, primary activities, etc.), asset manager, fund manager, financial expert, expert in real estate asset management, investment adviser, expert in risk management, financial communication manager, compliance manager, financial management, etc.Courses... [-]


Economics and Business Strategy

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom Loughborough

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic thinking and decision-making in a competitive business environment. [+]

Our MSc Economics and Business Strategy programme will enable you to apply the tools of economics and strategy to influence business performance and to develop strategic thinking and decision-making in a competitive business environment.

The programme will equip you with the skills of a professional business economist, for careers in business, government, regulation, international organisations and for higher awards by research.

Taught by experienced researchers and practitioners, students will use the insights of economic theory to address real-world problems. The strong emphasis on applying theoretical and quantitative skills to real-world situations – as well as a focus on developing critical thinking skills – will enable you to work effectively both in industry and government.... [-]


MSc Economics and Finance

University of Bath
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Claverton Down

If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, our MSc in Economics and Finance is an excellent choice. [+]

Combining core economics with relevant finance topics, this course is one of the few of its kind and ideal preparation for a finance-focused career.

If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, our MSc in Economics and Finance is an excellent choice.

Bringing together a compelling combination of training in advanced economic theory with relevant finance modules, our specialist master’s is one of the few courses in the UK offering this mix of subjects.

Starting with a comprehensive refresher course in essential maths and economics skills, we will go on to explore how economics can be used to help address real financial issues such as the global financial crisis.... [-]


MSc Accounting and Financial Management

Royal Holloway University of London
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background. [+]

Overview

The rise in importance, complexity and uncertainty of accounting and financial management poses a challenge for all organisations - from established multinational corporations to social enterprises and tech start-ups - and for those who wish to pursue a career within them. This internationally focused course will help you to enhance your understanding of accounting and finance, regardless of your undergraduate background.

The course provides practical-oriented knowledge in a worldwide context and aims to develop you as an independent and reflective learner, with the ability to continue to learn once in your chosen profession. Providing the skills and framework for future needs, this course takes an integrated approach to finance, accounting and business, delivering a coherent view that explores the interrelationships between these. The course draws upon the extensive research, practical knowledge, and teaching expertise of our management and finance academics. Their internationally recognised research and involvement in the activities of professional accounting bodies and firms across the world means that each module provides cutting-edge knowledge of contemporary accounting theory and practice.... [-]


MSc in Risk Management

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 2 more

Industry-recognised and double-accredited (Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management), our programme focuses on corporate and business risk management, ensuring you have the expertise and skills to excel as a risk specialist. [+]

Industry-recognised and double-accredited (Chartered Insurance Institute and Institute of Risk Management), our programme focuses on corporate and business risk management, ensuring you have the expertise and skills to excel as a risk specialist.

The study is available full-time or by distance learning.

In an increasingly complex and rapidly changing the global business environment, the management of risk requires a broad range of skills, knowledge and experience.

The MSc Risk Management programme provides an in-depth understanding of risk and their application in practice both for financial and non-financial organisations. Students will learn both theoretical and practical understanding of risk including risk measurement and modelling using computer software (e.g. Palisade Decision Tools). In addition, we subscribe to several industries linked databases (e.g. Thomson Reuters EIKON) that students can use in their study and research.... [-]


MSc Professional Accounting

Coventry University London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

A fast-paced, intensive and highly practical master’s degree programme for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of accounting in the global context. This master’s programme demands a great deal from its students, so it’s ideal if you want to cover a lot of ground in a short time. You’ll learn to operate effectively within the global marketplace, enabling you to pursue a career in accounting or to further your knowledge of accounting standards. You may have just graduated in accounting or a related subject, or perhaps you’re already an accountant but want to develop into broader management roles. This master’s course is linked to SAP. You’ll also learn using Bloomberg terminals and S&P Capital IQ – which are routinely used in major organisations around the word. And where better to study accounting than in the heart of London’s financial district? [+]

Overview

This course is designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in accounting or a related subject and those who are qualified accountants but want to develop a greater understanding of accounting to enhance their career in wider management roles.

Why Choose This Course?

Gain exposure to a technology-rich, fully simulated trading floor – mirroring that of a top investment bank – including Bloomberg trading software.

This master’s course offers all the flexibility of both full-time and part-time study, as well as 2 start dates – making it easier for you if you choose continue working while you study.

With the support of our helpful, experienced tutors, you’ll develop advanced analytical skills, clarity of perspective on global business, the ability to think more strategically, and communication and research skills. These are all in high demand among employers in the private, public, and third sectors.... [-]


MSc in Accounting and Finance

University of Bath School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Bath

Receive a solid theoretical foundation in accounting and finance. Use your quantitative skills and enhance your employability. You’ll graduate prepared for a finance-related career. [+]

This course is for

Graduates who have little or no business experience and want a career in finance or accounting.

Overview

Receive a solid theoretical foundation in accounting and finance. Use your quantitative skills and enhance your employability. You’ll graduate prepared for a finance-related career.

Develop an in-depth knowledge of the financial system. You’ll learn to analyse financial decisions and the motivations of people making them. You’ll apply this knowledge in a range of real-world scenarios.

Our course brings in expertise from the University’s departments of Mathematical Sciences and Economics. This ensures you’ll have access to a wide range of teaching and research experience.... [-]


MSc Finance

Warwick Business School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 United Kingdom Coventry

Join us to gain a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance and quantitative skills which will prepare you for a range of careers in the financial sector. [+]

This course is ranked 13th in the world and 3rd in the UK in The Financial Times' Masters in Finance Pre-experience Ranking 2018.

Join us to gain a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance and quantitative skills which will prepare you for a range of careers in the financial sector.

WBS benefits from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers and this course has benefited from recommendations following consultation with the Bank of England, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and many of our alumni.

Entry requirements

Ideally, you will have, or be expecting, an excellent undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as finance, economics, or business administration from a UK university or the equivalent from an overseas university. You must have achieved a good standard in mathematics, economics, and statistics/econometrics at the undergraduate level.... [-]