A degree with an overall grade of 2.2.
Months of entry
Would you like to develop expertise in theoretical and applied issues of international economic relations?
Our MSc International Economics gives you this knowledge, plus a critical awareness of the integration of theory, data, and analysis in relation to international economics. You are equipped with the skills for a career in international organisations engaged in business and finance, or in government and non-governmental organisations concerned with global development and international trade.
Your modules provide you with an overview of the causes and effects of globalisation in the world economy with applications to issues such as foreign direct investment. You investigate topics such as:
- Trade theory in different economic settings with different market structures
- Patterns of trade and trade policies such as tariffs and quotas
- Preferential trade agreements
- Macroeconomic adjustment, exchange rates and the balance of payments when capital markets are integrated across the globe
We are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. Much of this world-class research is related to policy, and we have particular strengths in the areas of:
- Game theory and strategic interactions
- Theoretical and applied econometrics
- Economic policy
The quality of our work is reflected in our stream of publications in high-profile academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, and Review of Economic Studies.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, visit our website at: www.essex.ac.uk.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate Administrator
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