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Economics and Business Management MA (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Economics at Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Business School is underpinned by the work of globally active researchers and has the 3rd highest level of student satisfaction in the UK (NSS2019). This joint degree prepares you for a career in business.

Overview

The MA in Economics and Business Management requires no prior knowledge of the core subject areas of management or economics. The course offers flexibility, allowing students to tailor their choices to suit their own interests. It provides students with the skills necessary for an understanding of both economic and management situations, but which are equally transferable to many other situations.

Heriot-Watt University was ranked as the Number 1 place in Scotland, and 3rd in the United Kingdom, to study Economics in the Guardian University League Tables 2018, behind only Oxford and Cambridge. It also achieved the highest level of overall student satisfaction in Scotland, and 3rd highest in the UK, in the National Student Survey 2019.


Employability

In highly skilled work

80% of those are in highly skilled work 15 months after graduating.

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into 15 months after graduating:

  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Business, research and administrative professionals

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,384per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 122 6

    25th out of 80 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    168 79%

    14th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    34th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    87th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    165 75%

    18th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    70th

    54

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