On the MSc Business Economics / International Business Economics you won’t be deriving equations. Instead, we use them to apply economics to current business issues.
You should have some mathematical background ('A' level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification) and one of the following:
If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.
The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.
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Every year the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation offers one or two studentships, worth roughly £10,000 each, to students who have been accepted to do a Masters degree in Economics or Finance at a top UK university. The Foundation tends to favour applicants who have an interest in going into journalism, though this should not preclude others from applying. For further information, please see the Marjorie Deane website.
Scholarship opportunities will be available for UK/EU and international students looking to study postgraduate courses in the School of Arts and Social Sciences starting in September 2016. Further details will be published here shortly.
Former student Yuliya Bashmakova’s research project was published in a leading academic journal Energy Economics. She explored the relationship between oil price risk and the stock market returns of new members of the European Union during the programme. She now works as a Senior Gas Control Scheduler for ExxonMobil in London after gaining experience as an Oil & Gas analyst at Mirabaud Securities Limited.
Placements are not a formal requirement of this course.
As part of the University of London you can also become a member of Senate House Library for free with your student ID card.
We offer a free language course for City, University of London students.
The core content is covered in the first term, making this a programme with a lot of choice. There is an economics and econometrics focus, but you also can study topics including the economics of micro finance, e-commerce, asset pricing and the history of economic thought.
You take five core modules (including the dissertation and research methods module) and three elective modules. Here is a breakdown of the postgraduate programme in more detail.
You take five (six for International Business Economics students) core modules (including the dissertation and research methods module) and three elective modules. Here is a breakdown of the postgraduate programme in more detail.
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