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Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues.You will be encouraged to think like an economist through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. The emphasis of this degree is on the application of versatile tools, techniques and methods of thought which are distinctively associated
Our MSc Economics degree has been designed to give you an in-depth understanding of economic concepts, principles and techniques by focusing on the application of economics to contemporary real-world issues.
You will be encouraged to think like an economist through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. The emphasis of this degree is on the application of versatile tools, techniques and methods of thought which are distinctively associated with professional economists.
You will have the opportunity to work hands-on with economic tools and techniques, including the use of our state-of the-art Business Lab - a real-time trading environment. You will learn how to access economic phenomena, using theory and evidence to draw insights into the underlying causes and importantly their impact on people, businesses and the wider society.
In your third semester, you’ll choose an experiential project. With the opportunity to use your skills in a real-world setting, you can choose from completing a consultancy experience project, an internship experience project, a business research project or a global experience project.
What you’ll gain from this degree?
apply advanced economic concepts and techniques to analyse problems in scare resource allocation.
synthesise and critique a range of economic ideas and methods relating to issues and problems in the allocation of scarce resources.
be able to apply advanced economic concepts and techniques to evaluate international trade and investment flows.
learn how to synthesise and critique a range of methods employed in evaluating prospective investments in goods and services.
evaluate the rigour and validity of published research and assess its relevance to the practice of economics.
make recommendations for organisational practice based on theoretical insights through a process of experiential or applied learning.
develop a critical understanding of the role of the economics discipline in the global context.
What you'll study
At NBS you can create a personalised learning experience, giving you a unique Masters degree that equips you with the skills you'll need, for the career you want. Each of the modules will be delivered over a four week period, with teaching delivered in three weeks and the fourth week left clear for assessment work. This enables you to focus on one subject at a time, whilst allowing time for preparation and assessment work.
A range of assessment methods are used across the course, the choice of which reflects the needs and demands of the different types of module. Some modules will assess the ability to work collaboratively in a team and others will assess individual capability. Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature reviews and research based projects.
The interactive nature of the taught sessions offers opportunities to gain feedback on your performance before being formally assessed and increasing use is made of eLearning to further support the feedback process.
Careers and employability
At Nottingham Business School, we’re focused on your employability from the start of your postgraduate degree. We provide you with a learning experience that integrates theory and practice.
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for postgraduate students.
NTU’s teaching was rated Gold in the national Teaching Excellence Framework.
The University offers a variety of taught postgraduate courses and a wide range of research degree options across their eight academic schools. There are many types of postgraduate study on offer including taught postgraduate courses, professional courses and research degrees.
Whether you are looking to further your knowledge in a chosen subject, improve your prospects or want to change careers, NTU has the course for you. The combination of academic excellence, focused support and student experience makes them a popular choice for postgraduate students across the world.
Where you'll study
50 Shakespeare Street