Taught course

Economics

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Economics, Accountancy, Finance, Maths or Statistics. It is not necessary to have a first degree in Economics, Business Economics or Financial Economics. However, through the application process you must demonstrate prior study at Bachelors level of either:

  • Economics or
  • A quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Accountancy, Finance).

Many of the concepts on this course involve mathematical techniques, therefore you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

About the course

We aspire to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of core economic theories and principles, in order to apply these to policy making and resource allocation scenarios. If you aspire to develop a career in economics, business, government, finance or media and the voluntary sector, our course will help prepare you for a wide variety of careers that require advanced economic analytical skills.

This conversion course is ideal if you’ve not previously studied economics but want to develop the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in business and finance. The course covers the fundamentals of how economies operate around the world, and enables you to make sense of the numbers behind the markets. You’ll have the opportunity to practice live share dealing in our Trading Room with Bloomberg Market Concepts.
You’ll have the opportunity to develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the global economy

Fees and funding

In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on courses within this subject area will be £8,500 (Band 3).

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).

If you are interested in studying with us on a part-time basis, please visit our Fees and Finance pages for part-time fee information.

If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available.

Please email the Student Finance OfficeStudent Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
The Business School
Email
HBS-educationservices@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 472956