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Economics (Professional Practice) MSc

University of Huddersfield

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22, 09-JAN-23

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

About the course

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

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

This course adds value to your existing credentials by giving you a deeper knowledge and understanding of the principles applied in modern workplaces. It leaves you well placed for a wide range of careers, including finance, law, Government, arts, media and the voluntary sector, to name but a few.

Career support

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, graduates have gone on to working as Financial Analysts, Economists, Stockbrokers, Market Researchers and Investment Analysts in companies such as The Cooperative Group, Barclays and Nuffield Health.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 80 15

    4th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    111 50%

    50th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    43rd

    40
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    117 91%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    8th

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