Coventry University - International Business Economics MSc

Coventry University

International Business Economics MSc

This course will give you the chance to examine in depth critical issues in international business economics, together with the complexities of, and challenges facing, today’s world markets.

You’ll have opportunities to:

  • Focus on practical economic analysis, policy formulation and market efficiency in a real-world context.
  • Get up-to-speed with challenges facing modern businesses through a range of learning environments.
  • Develop your quantitative skills to evaluate outcomes of economic policies and interventions, and make evidence-based decisions.
  • You will have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects (see modules for more information).

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold a good honors degree 2:2 or above in a relevant academic discipline, such as finance, accounting, or economics. Applications from candidates with relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional Englisprogramme before you start your course. For more information on our approved English language tests visit our English language requirements page.

Career Prospects

On successful completion of this course:

You will have knowledge of:

  • The concepts and theories in economics and international trade, and their application to real-world situations.
  • Financing arrangements, strategies and governance structures of business, voluntary and governmental organisations. 
  • Mathematical and econometric techniques for economic analysis.
  • The complex operation and function of markets in different regulatory settings.
  • The contemporary and controversial issues in economics and business in emerging markets.

You should be able to:

  • Use diagnostic and decision-making skills in dealing with economic and international business problems.
  • Select and apply modelling and quantitative techniques in economic policy and international business contexts. 
  • Search for relevant data and information sources, manage gathered data and use it to systematically and creatively comprehend, analyse and synthesise complex issues.
  • Demonstrate self-direction and originality in approaching, tackling and finding solutions to economic and analytical problems, and identifying relevant data and information patterns.

Course Details

The course is underpinned by the study of economics – both micro and macro – as applied in business and strategic management within developed and emerging markets.

Course modules will offer opportunities to explore topics such as:

  • The ramifications of changes in the international economic environment on the growth and prosperity of specific nations.
  • The recommendation and justification for the price of a new product launch.
  • Corporate and international finance, which introduces pricing, investment and financing, together with relevant legislation and regulation.

Year 1

International Macroeconomics for Business
Economics of Strategic Management
Corporate Finance
Quantitative Methods
Economics of Emerging Markets
Business Economics and the European Union
International Business and Global Strategy
International Financial Markets
Leading Strategic Change through Creativity and Innovation
Dissertation/Consultancy Project

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