Taught course

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets)

Institution
University of Bath · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent.

Months of entry

January, May, September

Course content

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. Go beyond the research papers and emphasise practice from theory with the University of Bath’s Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online MSc, gaining insights you can put into action from day one. The University of Bath emphasises practice over theory in order to provide time-pressed professionals with the opportunity to further their career prospects in economics, banking and finance.

Learn from industry-leading experts

The online master’s in economics is run by the Department of Economics, recognised globally for their research in economic theory, econometrics and finance. The course is led by active, published researchers with years of experience in economics who will teach, support and inspire you throughout your studies.

Our Applied Economics online MSc is one of the top degrees for developing networks and attracting attention from a range of employers, ranking 3rd for Accounting and Finance by The Guardian University Guide 2021. Apply theoretical knowledge, practical skills and confidence employers expect and further your career prospects in economics, banking and finance.

You will learn how to analyse, interpret and critically evaluate economic data and research, as well as how to use micro and macro-economics to guide strategic decision-making. During the 100% online course you will learn how to apply these principles you have learnt to real world economics and policy issues, and even your own research projects.

Enhance your career prospects

At the University of Bath, your employability is the biggest focus. The course is bursting with contemporary ideas and unique case studies, providing you with all the theoretical knowledge, practical experience and confidence for a long & successful career in banking and finance. The Guardian 2021 rated Bath’s undergraduate economics courses in the top ten for career prospects after 15 months. If you want to enhance your prospects and become the economics expert at your company, this online course can make it happen.

Interactive online learning

You will learn via immersive video material and real-life case studies, as well as benefit from direct and regular communication with other students and lecturers. The online MSc Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) is a passage to cutting-edge research and sought-after careers, for those with work and lifestyle commitments.

Economics for the real world with the University of Bath

Information for international students

If you completed your degree in the UK within the last 2 years prior to the start of the course, you may be exempt from our English language requirements.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    flexible
    30 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Online Admissions Team
Email
online-admissions@bath.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1225 738 000