Taught course

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets)

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

Entry requirements

Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. We welcome applications from those with a 2:2 honours degree (or its international equivalent) in subjects with a high level of economics content.

To apply for this course, you must have an undergraduate degree in a social science or business-related discipline such as business administration, finance, accounting, international trade, banking, financial management, public finance or politics.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry

January, April, September

Course content

Economics for the real world

With today’s businesses having to do more with less, implementing economic theory is key. This is why we put the practical application of economics at the heart of our economics degree.

By cutting away the abstract ideas and positioning economics firmly in the real world, we can help you apply advanced economics in your chosen field. Based on such secure foundations, our economics degree is ideal for students, with a good level of numeracy, to learn the core economics techniques they need to progress their career.

As the first university in the UK to offer a master’s in applied economics online, this course gives those unable to interrupt their careers to attend campus, a unique opportunity to make their mark.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyse, interpret and critically evaluate economic data and research
  • Apply principles to respond to economic and policy issues
  • Design and implement your own research projects
  • Use micro- and macro-economics to guide strategic decision-making
  • Develop the necessary mathematical, statistical and econometrics skills
  • Acquire research skills to support future commercial or doctoral research

Information for international students

If your first language is not English you will need IELTS with a grade of at least 6.5 overall and no less than 6.0 in any of the four parts (listening, reading, writing and speaking). If you completed your degree in the UK within the last 2 years, 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