University of Greenwich: Economics

InstitutionUniversity of Greenwich View institution profile
Department International Business and Economics
Telephone 020 8331 9000
Study type Taught


You can start this MSc Economics degree in September or January. It can be tailored to two specialist fields: International Economics or Business and Financial Economics. On successful completion of this programme, you will graduate with one of the following degrees:

Master of Economics
Master of Economics (Business and Financial Economics)
Master of Economics (International Economics).

There is increasing demand for economics graduates in business and public sector decision making. This demand is evident in national and international institutions, including:

Central banks
Ministries and governmental departments
International governmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
Commercial and investment banks
Rating agencies
Research institutes and think-tanks
Economics and business media
Business and civil society organisations.
All these employers increasingly look for high-quality, evidence-based decision makers with an ability in applied economics and advanced data analysis. Our Master's degree will enable you to respond to this increasing demand.

The programme combines solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources.

Our academics focus on real-world economic issues and draw from a plurality of economic theories and take an interdisciplinary approach to ensure they prepare you to think critically, respond to policy changes and contribute to the global economy.

Our courses weave a three-way linkage between alternative theories of economics and finance, data analysis, and application of theory and method to policy and strategy issues in the world of economics, business and finance.

Our Master's degree has a number of distinctive features to enable you to combine theory and real world examples to develop evidence-based answers to economic and business problems.

The aims of this degree are:

- Equip you with a sound knowledge of international economics, financial economics and business economics, improving your analytical and problem-solving skills

- Enable you to tackle problems creatively by helping you to think outside conventional boundaries

- Develop skills to seek deeper meaning of a theory or finding in a pluralistic fashion comparing theories and their policy implications

- Equip you with methods to analyse economic issues relevant to the real world

- Enable you to respond to the increasing demand for economics graduates by developing your skills and competence in economics.


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The University of Greenwich traces its roots back to 1890. The main campus is situated at the Old Royal Naval College near the banks of River Thames attracting students from different countries.

International students from more than 140 countries attend the university making the University of Greenwich one of the top two most globally diverse universities according to The Hotcourses Diversity Index. The University of Greenwich was also named one of the “most international” universities on the planet by Times Higher Education magazine.



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