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 2018/2019

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Economics and Business Strategy

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 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 Finance & Economics

Warwick Business School
Campus Full time 12 months August 2019 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.... [-]


MSc in Economics and Finance for Development

University of Bradford
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 Applied Economics

University of Bath
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 in Economics

City University of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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. [+]

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:

Develop your critical and analytical abilities in economics Understand modern economic theory, at both a micro and a macro level Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the relevant empirical and theoretical research methodology Develop your knowledge of econometric theory and techniques Critically interpret current research in fields such as behavioural and experimental economics, financial economics, health economics, macroeconomics, regulation and competition, and development Prepare academically for a career as a professional economist. ... [-]

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

Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

Reflecting our strengths in both theoretical and applied policy areas, this MSc will give you a clear understanding of the economics in emerging and developing countries. You will be supported by academic experts in areas such as econometrics, development theory and policy and experimental economics. [+]

A deep understanding of economics is key to our continuing function as a global economy, helping to establish successful trade, monetary and welfare policies across our nations. Specialised courses in economic theory and econometrics will give you a sophisticated understanding of policy issues as you prepare for your career in the industry. Studying on one of the Department’s MSc programmes will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills.

You will be given an advanced training in core areas of economics that are widely used in economics-based professions and, depending on which degree programme you are studying, you will also receive specialist training in areas relevant to your programme and take options in other areas that interest you.... [-]


MSc in International Economic Policy & Analysis

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 Economics

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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. [+]

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. By studying economics here, the emphasis is on the application of versatile tools, techniques and methods of thought which are distinctively associated with professional economists.

You’ll have the opportunity to work hands-on with economic tools and techniques, including the use of our state-of-the-art Trading Room. You will learn how to access economic phenomena, using theory and evidence to draw insights into the underlying causes and importantly their impact on people, businesses and the wider society.... [-]


MSc in Economic and Financial Analysis

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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 Applied Economics

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2019 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 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 2019 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*.... [-]


Master in International Business Economics

University of Lincoln
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2019 United Kingdom Boston + 1 more

The (MSc) International Business Economics is designed for students that have a background in business and management studies. The aim is to provide an opportunity to expand knowledge of the international business environment using economic analysis in a practical way. As such, the programme looks to provide a grounding in aspects of quantitative methods, business economics, the international business environment, the multinational enterprise and the international macro-financial environment. [+]

The Course

The combination of international business and applied economics on this programme is designed to provide an overview of the international world of business and a solid foundation for a career in a variety of organizations operating internationally, or as an applied/business economist. This programme is designed for those without a strong Economics or Econometrics background and is both quantitative and research orientated in nature.

Highlights This programme focuses on Quantitative Methods and International Finance and International Business. The programme is run by academics with an expertise in International Macroeconomics and Finance and International Business. You can also build your skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities by completing the Lincoln Award. ... [-]

MSc Economics and Econometrics

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 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.... [-]