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Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online MSc

The University of Bath Online
Course summary
2.6 years
Online courses
Next available date: May, September, January - Online courses

Course description

Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) online MSc

Economics for the real world

From political uncertainty and technological change to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to our decision-making, and yet most online economics masters emphasise theory over practice. Our online MSc Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) takes you beyond the research papers and into the real world, giving you insights you can put into action from day one.  

A practical approach makes our economics MSc ideal for those from less technical backgrounds, such as social sciences or humanities, who wish to launch careers in banking and finance and public economics.

By being the first in the UK to offer a masters in applied economics online, the University of Bath gives time-pressed professionals a unique opportunity to further their prospects in this versatile vocation without interrupting their existing careers.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Entry requirements: Typically you should have a first or second class bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent. Plus A-level Maths (or at least one passed maths unit at degree level)
  • International students: applicants must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band

Training Course Content

Learn from the best

Our online masters in economics is run by the Department of Economics, recognised globally for its research in economic theory, econometrics and finance.

Led by active, published researchers in economics, our applied economics MSc is bursting with contemporary ideas and unique case studies. This postgraduate degree will keep you plugged in, whilst giving you the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and confidence employers expect.

Whether you want to embark on a banking or finance career in government or industry, this applied economics with banking and finance masters degree will place your employability at its centre. The Guardian recently rated the University of Bath’s undergraduate economics degrees top for career prospects after six months. If you want to be the source of economic insights for your business, we can make it happen.

What will you learn?

  • Analyse, interpret and critically evaluate economic data and research
  • Apply principles to respond to economic and policy issues
  • Design and implement your own research projects
  • Use micro- and macro-economics to guide strategic decision-making
  • Develop the necessary mathematical, statistical and econometrics skills
  • Acquire research skills to support future commercial or doctoral research

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The University of Bath Online

The University of Bath

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The University of Bath Online

Claverton Down
BA2 7AY Bath

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