Master of Science in Economics in United Kingdom

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Master programs provides the same title for the degree - the Master. Postgraduate studies such as Masters of Science are shortened MSc. The Master of Science in Management program or the Master of Science of Management education are postgraduate programs in common management. This means that students receive an academic education with depth of reflection and abstraction. Masters usually can be classified as Master of Science (MSc) or the popular Master of Arts (MA). The Master of Science (MSc) usually is given for successfully achieving postgraduate programs with a science or technical point of convergence.

Economics is a branch of social science that deals with the distribution, consumption, and production of goods and services. Economics is a derivative of two Greek words which mean “house” and “law,” and thus the subject deals with customs of good management.

 

Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Top Master of Science Degrees in Economics in United Kingdom 2018

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MSc Applied Economics

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

Our MSc Applied Economics is a suite of taught courses that provides rigorous training in all the main aspects of economics. [+]

Gain a strong grounding in advanced economics, and take your knowledge an important step further by applying it to the field that most interests you.

Our MSc Applied Economics is a suite of taught courses that provides rigorous training in all the main aspects of economics.

Starting with a comprehensive refresher course in essential maths and economics skills, you will go on to receive advanced training in the analysis of problems in applied microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics and strategic decision-making.

Most importantly, you will then have the opportunity to tailor the course to the area of business or policy you are most interested in, giving you additional expertise and a head start when seeking work in that field.... [-]


MSc Finance & Economics

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

Explore the most advanced tools in finance and use your economics background as a springboard to increase your career options [+]

Explore the most advanced tools in finance and use your economics background as a springboard to increase your career options.

This course is ideal for you if you already have a strong grounding in economics, are highly numerate, and want to learn to apply your knowledge to finance. You will be considering jobs in the City or in the capital markets of your own country, in areas such as asset management, corporate finance, trading, financial regulation, and economic and financial consulting and central banking.

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.... [-]


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 in Economics & Strategy for Business

Imperial College Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 United Kingdom London

An interdisciplinary programme that equips business graduates with the advanced skills to apply strategic economic thinking to the modern organisation. [+]

MSc Economics & Strategy for Business is a challenging one-year, full-time programme that teaches students how to combine the rigour of analytical thinking with a strategic focus. The programme’s approach emphasises application of theory to recognise the realities facing practising managers.

The focus of the programme is interdisciplinary, combining advanced modules in both economics and strategy. Leading scholars will lead modules which focus on the most pressing and relevant issues in innovation, globalisation, digital and energy economics.

Practical course components, such as the Business Simulation and Consulting Project, undertaken for a real client, will teach you the application of theories in the real world enabling you to hit the ground running in your career.... [-]


MSc in International Economic Policy & Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom London

The course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical skills and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real-world situations. [+]

This innovative course offers both MSc and MA streams. It has been designed to develop your ability to apply economic analysis to policy issues and business problems, which are often ambiguous and multi-faceted. Although there is a strong theoretical core, the course focus of the course is very much on the practical application of economic techniques to problems, and on developing the ability to communicate the insights that economic analysis can provide. The course has been created in conjunction with the Government Economic Service (GES) – a major employer of economics graduates in the UK. The University of Westminster is the only English university to have secured GES recommended status for a postgraduate course in economics. The course aims to provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the latest developments in economics, with a focus on practical skills and development of the skills needed by a working economist. It is specifically aimed at those with a genuine interest in the application of economics to real-world situations. As well as enhancing your ability to apply relevant economic principles in the support of policy and strategy development, the course aims to develop your ability to communicate complex issues to wide audiences, your awareness of significant sources of economic and financial data, the problems faced when carrying out policy evaluation and your capability for self-awareness and group working.... [-]


MSc International Business Economics

University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Brighton

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy. [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2018 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

Enhance the study of international business with a solid grounding in the economic theory that explains business behavior both at the level of the firm and within the global macroeconomy.

You’ll find out about microeconomic principles relating to the theories of firms and consumers, and macroeconomic principles underpinning national and international economies.

You'll also learn about managerial economics and how firms try to optimize their human resources. You'll gain the skills – and have the opportunity – to undertake independent research in an area of business economics, which will expand your employment opportunities.... [-]


MSc Economics

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

This programme is designed to equip you with tools and techniques for investigating important economic issues. It provides a grounding in mathematical and econometric techniques and goes on to discuss the foundations of microeconomics and macroeconomics and their application to new economic problems. [+]

This programme is designed to equip you with tools and techniques for investigating important economic issues. It provides a grounding in mathematical and econometric techniques and goes on to discuss the foundations of microeconomics and macroeconomics and their application to new economic problems.

You will learn to express original ideas in academic papers and to test them with the use of econometrics. The study of econometrics covers linear and dynamic linear regression models, a wide variety of hypothesis tests and techniques for estimating systems of equations. Techniques are illustrated with economic examples, such as models with rational expectations, as well as consumption, production and money demand functions.... [-]


MSc Economics

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to ‘think like an economist’ through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. [+]

Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues. You will be encouraged to ‘think like an economist’ through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives.

In your first semester, you will work with the latest economic theories and the methods of analysis based on them, including the use of quantitative data. You’ll use these methods to contribute to resolving challenging issues in today’s global business and management environment.

During your second semester, you will have the opportunity to specialise in your subject area, creating a tailored degree path. We currently work with over 100 academic institutions worldwide giving you the chance to spend a few weeks abroad giving you a truly international perspective.... [-]


MSc in Economic and Financial Analysis

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

This course is aimed at graduates who may have studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at undergraduate level. It is also suitable for those not holding a degree but who possess relevant professional qualifications or experience. [+]

Overview

The course aims to provide industry-ready professionals equipped with the skills needed for success in a variety of banking, finance, analysis, government and regional development careers.

You will be taught critical knowledge for Economic and Financial Analyst careers, and have extended opportunities to develop highly valued skills using industry-standard software (Bloomberg and Stata) in your analysis of real data to answer your own research questions.

All this will be done in a challenging and thought provoking manner, which questions the traditional assumptions underlying many mainstream models of societies and economies to arrive at more useful perspectives.

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MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long term. [+]

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long term.

Environmental and natural resource economists deal every day with the most challenging problems facing mankind: global climatic change, environmental pollution, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and food poverty, to name but a few.

The Environmental and Natural Resource Economics MSc programme is unique in that it combines a solid foundation in key areas of economics, with specialized field courses.... [-]


MSc Applied Economics

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

You’ll learn all about the fundamental principles of economic analysis. You'll also gain the skills to apply insights obtained from these principles in particular context. [+]

Why this course?

You’ll learn all about the fundamental principles of economic analysis. You'll also gain the skills to apply insights obtained from these principles in particular context such as:

acquiring and analysing information supporting decision-making problem-solving policy-making in private and public sector organisations

The course is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in areas such as economics, banking, energy, central and local government, charities and management.

If you're already working in one of these areas, the course will enhance your effectiveness by developing skills in data analysis, decision-making, policy formation and communication.... [-]


MSc in Economics

City University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Gain the thorough background in theoretical, applied and empirical economics that you need to prepare for a range of career options in the industry, government and academia. [+]

Gain the thorough background in theoretical, applied and empirical economics that you need to prepare for a range of career options in the industry, government and academia.

Who is it for?

This course enables you to immerse yourself in rigorous modern economics training – either immediately after an undergraduate degree or as a mid-career professional. You can choose to study full time over the course of one year or part-time over the course of two.

Objectives

This course will give you a solid foundation in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics while exploring modules on finance, regulation, health economics, behavioural economics and development economics.

The Economics MSc helps you:... [-]


MSc Economics

Durham University Business School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines. [+]

UCAS Code: L1T109 Course Duration: 1 year Mode of study: Full Time Start Date: 02/10/2018

Our MSc programmes in Economics will give you the opportunity to equip yourself with the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in economics and related disciplines.

The programme consists of a set of core and elective modules, culminating in a practice-based business project or a research-based dissertation.

Core and elective modules

You will study:

Advanced Macroeconomics Advanced Microeconomics

Based on your prior knowledge and experience you will be streamed to study one of the following module pairings:

Econometrics I and Econometrics II Econometrics I and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Microeconometrics Econometric Methods and Financial Modelling and Business Forecasting ... [-]

MSc in Social Business and Microfinance

GCU - Glasgow School for Business and Society
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

With a master in microfinance and social business, you can be a part of the real social change. Already a proven model for helping people out of poverty in developing economies, microfinance is now expanding to the US and UK. [+]

GCU's MSc Social Business and Microfinance is the first of its kind in the world.

Social business is a cause driven business, which aims to impact on people or the planet, rather than for the accumulation of profits to shareholders or investors. While the benefits of a socially enterprising world are well documented, every social business journey is unique, and the impact of microfinance is still emerging.

Evolving this practice further, the MSc Social Business and Microfinance from Glasgow Caledonian University shares its home with the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health - GCU's world-leading research centre - and is delivered by the award-winning Glasgow School for Business and Society*.... [-]


MSc Economics and Econometrics

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

This course provides a solid foundation in contemporary econometric theory, and the expertise to apply that theory to the analysis of economic data. [+]

Overview

This course provides you with a solid foundation in contemporary econometric theory, and the expertise to apply that theory to the analysis of economic data.

It is designed to train you in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, providing research training at the level needed to progress to a PhD.

Our research-led approach to teaching guarantees an exciting and challenging experience, providing the skills you need to progress as a professional economist or academic researcher.

The programme is influenced by the work of academics at the Granger Centre for Time Series Econometrics including Nobel Prize Winner and Nottingham alumnus, Sir Clive Granger. The centre was established in 2006 to develop and distribute research in both theoretical and applied time series econometric analysis, including panel data methods.... [-]