What will I learn?

Our MSc Business Economics is a degree designed to expose you to the most up-to-date analyses of business economics, at both firm and industry level, from internationally renowned experts.

Join this truly international course, within a Department that is proud of its friendly and inclusive international community.

Specialise by choosing from a range of optional modules, such as International Business, Economics of Development, The Economics of Financial Markets and Economics of Public Policy.

You will be joining a department that is notable for the range of internationally recognised research that it conducts, including in business economics.

In studying MSc Business Economics you will utilise techniques and evidence in order to understand how industries are structured, how organisations behave within them and the impact of these factors on their performance.

WHAT CAREER CAN YOU HAVE?

Various careers are open to you with this degree, including financial and public policy related roles.

The specialist expertise in economic analysis prepares our students for challenging roles. We have a strong commitment to employability and our graduates are successful in obtaining professional roles, in the public as well as corporate and the third sectors.

Our award-winning careers centre provides excellent careers advice specifically for postgraduate students. A number of our courses offer placement opportunities during the summer months, with a dedicated school Development Officer on hand to help you search, secure and succeed in a relevant placement.

Which department am I in?

Economics

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£17,100.00 (US$ 23,177) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

University of Reading

Whiteknights House,

PO Box 217,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have four year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA of 3.0. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

You need a good undergraduate honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Your undergraduate degree should be in a numerate discipline and you should have a basic knowledge of maths and statistics. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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About University of Reading

The University of Reading has great links to businesses and an international reputation for high-quality research and teaching.

  • Ranked among the top 20 per cent of universities worldwide
  • Approximately 500 undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • 98 per cent of the research rated internationally recognised
  • Over 21,000 students from over 165 countries

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