This is a taught and Research Programme
All our taught degree schemes follow a common modular structure. To be awarded a Masters degree, you must accumulate 180 credits over Parts One and Two of the academic programme.
Part One is a wholly taught component, in which you must acquire 120 credits from a list of compulsory and optional modules.
Part Two, yielding 60 credits, is a supervised summer dissertation in which you are required to produce a critical review of the literature and make a contribution to any field of study selected from the taught syllabus.
The Department currently offers three MSc schemes in Business Economics, Business Economics with Finance, and Business Economics with Computing.
Each scheme is characterised by a combination of compulsory and optional modules.
The schemes are designed to be academically rigorous and to meet the needs of employers for high-quality personnel who have advanced training in business economics, finance and computing.
Compulsory modules are: Modern Microeconomics, Econometric Methods, Economic Forecasting, Firm Organisation and Innovation, Distributed Programming in Java, Internet Computing.
Optional modules are: Financial Econometrics, Marketing, Business Law, Labour and Personnel Economics, Designing Algorithms, Principles and Practice of Network Communications, Artificial Intelligence Applications, User Interface Design, Financial Economics, Management of International Finance, Dissertation in Part Two.
International Student Requirements:
Eqivalent overseas qualifications may be considered.