University of Huddersfield

Economics MSc

We aspire to help you develop your knowledge and understanding of core economic theories and principles, in order to apply these to policy making and resource allocation scenarios.If you aspire to develop a career in economics, business, government, finance or media and the voluntary sector, our course will help prepare you for a wide variety of careers that require advanced economic analytical skills.

  • This conversion course is ideal if you’ve not previously studied economics but want to develop the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in business and finance.
  • The course covers the fundamentals of how economies operate around the world, and enables you to make sense of the numbers behind the markets.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to practice live share dealing in our Trading Room.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the global economy

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Applicants with other professional qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • In exceptional cases students with no appropriate qualifications but relevant work experience, who can demonstrate ability to benefit from postgraduate study, will be considered on an individual basis. Candidates’ suitability will be assessed in line with the University’s Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning procedures.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

Whether you’re progressing from education or currently working within the industry, our postgraduate courses aim to provide you with the required knowledge, skills and experience; as well as challenge your approach to complex situations. By providing practical project experience, team working opportunities and specialist knowledge of your chosen pathway, we can help develop your ability to work collaboratively and apply theory to real-life situations.

Career options cover the breadth of economic activity. For example, recent graduates are now working as Financial Analysts, Economists, Stockbrokers, Market Researchers and Investment Analysts in companies such as The Co-operative Group, Barclays and Nuffield Health.


Course Details

You will study the following modules:


Principles of Economics
The Context of International Business
Financial Markets and Institutions
The Global Professional
Option modules may include (choose 1)

Managing Big Data
Intelligent Business Information Systems
Managing Sustainable Challenges
Artificial Intelligence and Mobility
Financial Markets and Institutions
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance
Modern Banking
Managing Employee Relations
Global Business and Human Rights
Emotional Intelligence for the Effective Leader
Final Project

Research Route
Research Methods
Individual Research Project

Consultancy Route
Consultancy Skills
Group Consultancy Project

New Venture Creation
Launch a venture
New Venture Creation

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