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Economics for Business
Economics for Business MA
Economics for Business MA

Economics for Business MA

  • ID:UNIC440150
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

  • hold a recognised First or Second Class Honours degree from a UK university (or an international equivalent)

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

Course Information

This programme is suitable for students with a variety of backgrounds, for example, economics, politics, business or psychology. It uses the innovative ESPP (Core Economics) curriculum and you will be ready for a successful career in sustainable business management and consultancy.

You will study real-world scenarios and gain a critical understanding of the economic tool set needed to solve contemporary business problems and devise business strategies. The programme uses a pluralist approach and includes a Prince 2 and Bloomberg Market Concepts qualification.

Course Details

  • ECNM022: Applied Data Analysis

During this module you will develop a toolkit of econometric techniques so that you can model economic problems with increasing rigor by using a general-purpose statistical software package.

  • ECNM018: Economy, Society and Public Policy

You will gain a comprehensive understanding of economics in its political and social contexts that can be used to understand and engage with problem solving on a private, public and individual level.

  • STRM083: Dynamics of Strategy

Evidence suggests organisations spend inordinate amount of time and energy towards formulating strategy yet most strategy failures are due to lack of focus on strategy implementation factors. In order to understand this dichotomy managers must be able to make sense, evaluate, synthesise and structure complex situations in a systematic and useful ways.

This module explores the strategic management process and how strategic analysis and formulation contribute to the organisations performance. The module is integrative in nature and provides practical relevant ideas and conceptual frameworks that facilitate strategy design and implementation. The module deals with the craft of strategy, that is, how to identify and choose a superior competitive position, how to analyse complex strategic situation and how to create the organisational context to make the chosen strategy work. The methodology allows participants to reflect on their own assumptions and experience so as to develop their own conceptual frameworks.

  • ECNM021: Managerial Economics

This module enables you to make strategic decisions taking into account critical issues facing organisations in today’s complex and challenging environment.  You will explore a range of economic tools to aid decision-making.

  • BSOM071: Fundamentals of Project Management

Fast moving dynamic development within organisations means that having a basic ‘toolkit’ of modern and de facto project management techniques, with an emphasis on applying these is a vital requirement for project managers. This module develops your understanding of theoretical practices, practical tools and techniques, and equips you to face the challenges of project management today.

  • STRM075: Social Responsibility and Impact

This module introduces you to the key issues and debates on Social Responsibility and Impact, providing you with the knowledge, tools and skills to critically evaluate the range of complex ethical and/or sustainability issues that businesses may encounter, and to develop sustainable strategies and/or approaches to project development and management.

  • ECNM016: Dissertation and Research Methods

The dissertation should provide an independent and critical appraisal of an issue, normally involving a formal analysis of the topic being investigated.

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Economist
  • Careers in business, baking, insurance, industry

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