Taught course

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets)

University of Bath · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. Plus A-level Maths (or at least one passed maths unit at degree level).

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this, the online MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets takes you beyond the research papers and into the real world, giving you insights you can put into action from day one. The University of Bath are the first university in the UK to offer an online Master of Science in Applied Economics. By emphasising practice over theory, Bath provides 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 Bath's Department of Economics, recognised globally for its 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.

You will learn how to analyse, interpret and critically evaluate economic data and research, 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 their 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 Complete University Guide 2020 rated Bath's undergraduate economics courses in the top 10 for graduate prospects. So, if you want to enhance your prospects and become the economics expert at your company, you can make it happen.

Interactive online learning

This 100% online course provides you with equivalent standards of teaching as the campus course, but gives professionals the flexibility necessary to balance your learning alongside your existing lifestyle and career.

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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    27+ months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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