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Business with Strategic Economics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: N1L1

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Combine the study of business and strategic economics to prepare for the social, political and cultural challenges facing contemporary businesses, governments and not-for-profit organisations. You will develop the personal and professional competences required to work across a range of roles in contemporary business including:* accountancy and finance* strategy* marketing* human resource management* data analytics* entrepreneurship and innovationTaught by world-leading industry professionals and researchers, you can specialise in areas of business such as:* Global Business* Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation* Eco Innovation* Future of Work* Theories and Techniques of PersuasionYou can draw on a range of disciplines outside business, particularly in years one and two, which include:* psychology* law* economics* sociology* art and design* history* mathematicsYou also have the option of studying abroad in the third year at one of our international partner institutions.**Strategic economics**Strategic economics can be thought of as the application of economic principles to strategic decisions that managers make. Most business decisions involve a comparison of marginal benefits with margin cost, widely interpreted, and so implicitly or explicitly involve economic principles. Studies in Strategic Economics will focus your learning on developing a strong knowledge base in Economics. The honours years include: * finance* corporate governance* debt policy* dividend policy * corporate restructuring* market efficiency* behavioural biases in corporate decision-making* the major strategic behaviours and decisions of the modern corporation**Who is the programme is for?**This programme is particularly suitable for those who are looking to a pursue career as an economist. The programme is also appropriate for those aspiring to undertake a career in strategic management, and those seeking further educational opportunities.**Environment for learning**We offer a supportive and encouraging environment where you can grow and develop. Our student experience team offer an extensive range of pastoral and professional provision to support you on your undergraduate journey.We provide many and varied opportunities for you to engage in co- and extra-curricular activities. Our dedicated Student Development Team can help you develop a range of essential business graduate competencies.**Further development opportunities**You may take undergraduate Edinburgh Awards supported by an alumni professional mentor and trained coaches:* Personal and Professional Development (Year 2)* Effective and Responsible Leadership (Year 3 or 4)You can also participate in a large number of business societies, business events and peer-support schemes.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: Mathematics at B, or AS Mathematics at A. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 122 15

    13th out of 80 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    179 85%

    7th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    104th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    177 80%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    13th

    34
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    66th

    8

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