Taught course

Business Economics

University of Reading · Department of Economics

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Entry requirements

You are normally required to have obtained a first or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in any numerate discipline. You should also have at least a basic knowledge of statistics.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc Business Economics is a degree designed to expose you to the most up-to-date analyses of business economics, at both firm and industry level, from internationally renowned experts.

Join this truly international course, within a Department that is proud of its friendly and inclusive international community.

Specialise by choosing from a range of optional modules, such as International Business, Economics of Development, The Economics of Financial Markets and Economics of Public Policy.

You will be joining a department that is notable for the range of internationally recognised research that it conducts, including in business economics.

In studying MSc Business Economics you will utilise techniques and evidence in order to understand how industries are structured, how organisations behave within them and the impact of these factors on their performance.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,735 per year (full-time)
International students
£16,450 per year (full-time)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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