From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this, the online MSc Applied Economics with 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. The first university in the UK to offer an online Master of Science in Applied Economics, and by emphasising practice over theory, it provides time-pressed professionals with the opportunity to further their career prospects in economics, banking and finance.
Learn from industry-leading experts
The online master’s in economics is run by the Department of Economics, recognised globally for its research in economic theory, econometrics and finance. The course is led by active, published researchers with years of experience in economics who will teach, support and inspire you throughout your studies.
You will learn how to analyse, interpret and critically evaluate economic data and research, how to use micro and macroeconomics to guide strategic decision-making. During the 100% online course you will learn how to apply these principles you have learnt to real-world economics and policy issues, and even your own research projects.
Enhance your career prospects
At the University of Bath, your employability is our biggest focus. Our 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. The Guardian in 2018 rated the undergraduate economics courses top for career prospects after six months. So, if you want to enhance your prospects and become the economics expert at your company, we can make it happen.
Interactive online learning
This 100% online course provides you with the same engaging and inspiring teaching as the campus course but affords professionals the flexibility to tailor their learning around their lifestyle and career.
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.
- 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.
Economics for the real world with the University of Bath
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