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University of Bath: Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) Online

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department Economics View department profile
Telephone +44 (0)1225 738 000
Study type Taught


Put economic insights into action

Businesses, research institutions and government agencies reply on professionals who can extract insights from financial data and make strategic decisions in a global economy. By studying the online MSc Applied Economics with the University of Bath, you will engage in comprehensive study of economic theory and gain practical skills to support efforts to sustain economic growth and improve lives.

The University of Bath’s applied economics course cuts through abstract to focus on how economics works in the real world and is one of the top degrees for developing networks and attracting attention from a range of employers. You’ll learn from big names in the field and receive cutting-edge software training that enables you to mine and analyse complex data. Through interactive exercises and case studies, you will learn how organisations address economic issues, financial crisis and other pressing challenges.

• Top 10 in The Times and The Sunday Times University Guide 2022 • 2nd for graduate prospects in Accounting and Finance in The Complete University Guide 2023 • Top 5 for Accounting and Finance in The Guardian University Guide 2022

Gain an edge in the global job market At the University of Bath, your employability is the biggest focus. The course is bursting with contemporary ideas and unique case studies, providing you with all the theoretical knowledge, practical experience, and confidence for a long & successful career in banking and finance. If you want to enhance your prospects and become the economics expert at your company, this online course can make it happen.

‘I would highly recommend this program to anyone looking to get their feet wet again in applying economic concepts to real-world problems. The program is well structured and challenging, combining technology and pedagogy to provide the best student experience. Reflecting on my academic experience, I would say that there’s been a tremendous paradigm shift in my thought process, and the connections forged in and outside the classroom have proved lucrative’ Emmanuel Nkrumah, Applied Economics online MSc student

Interactive online learning You will learn via immersive video material and real-life case studies, as well as benefit from direct and regular communication with other students and lecturers. The online MSc Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) is a passage to cutting-edge research and sought-after careers, for those with work and lifestyle commitments.

  • Duration: 2 years, 6 months

  • Start dates: January, May and September


The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath conducts high-quality research focussed on solving some of the world’s biggest problems and improving the societies we live in. Academics working within the faculty are active researchers, which means that as a student, you will benefit from the real-world experience they bring into their teaching.

The Faculty comprises of six departments:

By studying and researching with us you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary, diverse academic community and a strong environment to pursue your master’s or …

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