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OverviewThis course is a relevant postgraduate degree for those who wish to gain a more advanced understanding of economics and its strategic application to different scenarios.The course links theory and practice in international economics with the field of strategy through intensive, selective and expert-orientated modules with a clearly defined business outlook. One of the main attractions of this course is that it provides a wide range of modules to suit your specific interests. The content
This course is a relevant postgraduate degree for those who wish to gain a more advanced understanding of economics and its strategic application to different scenarios.
The course links theory and practice in international economics with the field of strategy through intensive, selective and expert-orientated modules with a clearly defined business outlook. One of the main attractions of this course is that it provides a wide range of modules to suit your specific interests. The content focuses on international trade and finance, the application of statistical and econometrics methods to analyse data and the use of these skills and knowledge to form strategic direction. The analysis and management of strategic projects and the evaluation of economic influences play a key role in the curriculum.
The course curriculum, which is informed by current industry demands, equips you with the skills to become a competent, knowledgeable and competitive graduate who will be successful in any career path you choose.
The course equips you with a unique skillset, which allows you to take on senior roles in both public and private sector organisations.
In addition to senior management roles, successful students can build a career in a variety of settings in consulting, strategy, finance and international business. The combined disciplines of international economics and strategy allow graduates to become desirable to a variety of organisational functions inside multinational companies.
Teaching and learning
You will benefit from the department's experienced lecturers, excellent learning materials, and small class sizes. Workshops, seminars, case studies and student-led discussions facilitate more active modes of learning. You'll receive training in the use of Stata and Bloomberg during seminar sessions and in the development of assignments.
The delivery modes and class types are comprised of a variety of online and face-to-face tutorials, seminars based on discussions of current economic developments and lab exercises using relevant statistical software.
A bachelor degree in economics (2.2) or a related discipline such as finance or business (2.1). Students with a bachelor degree (2.1) in a less related discipline, such as for instance Engineering or Mathematics or other disciplines, can be considered by the course management team on a case-by-case basis.
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a highly regarded educational institution located in the London Borough of Southwark. Established in 1882, it is one of London’s oldest universities, with over 15,000 students representing over 130 countries worldwide, and a global network of over 80,000 alumni. The university is both historical and forward thinking and focuses on providing professional opportunities for both employees and academics.
LSBU has strong links with businesses and employers in the private and public sectors, which feed into their course development and helps students to form useful career connections and gain valuable work experience.
Work placements and experience feature on many LSBU courses, and many courses are accredited by, or produced in collaboration with leading industry bodies.
Where you'll study
103 Borough Road
Kensington and Chelsea