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Economics and International Relations MSc

De Montfort University
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Leicester
English
Economics and International Relations MSc

Program description

Economics and International Relations MSc

The course offers diversity in the range of study, from international relations theory to regional integration. Through studying international relations alongside economics, you will develop a critical awareness of the role of economic policies in shaping global issues, and gain the skills to help shape organisational responses to changes in the business and organisational environment.

Excellent teaching quality

Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas

Study a wide variety of modules

You will gain an in-depth understanding of key global issues such as globalisation, international political economy, security, health and the role of state and non-state organisations

No previous knowledge or experience required

You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and International Relations, as well as study further challenging modules

Learn how to apply key economic theory to industry

Acquire knowledge of economics, management and financial principles, through both practical application and relevant theory

Work in a variety of industries

This course prepares you to take on government-based roles, as well as to work in the not-for-profit sector

Admission requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in economics, accounting, finance, politics, public policy, banking or any other business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

English Language requirements

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.

English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.


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Program content

A range of core modules underpin key business and financial principles:

  • Macroeconomics in a Global Context
  • Economics and Strategic Analysis
  • Theory and Practice of International Relations
  • International Trade Theory and Policy
  • Economics of Emerging Markets
  • Research Methods

You will also select an elective module aimed at developing a specialism within the field of international relations. The module choice might include:

  • Post-Cold World Order
  • Decision Points: The Domestic Context of US Foreign Policy
  • Globalisation
  • Britain and European Integration
  • Dissertation .

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.

Tuition fees

2021/22 tuition fees

  • UK students: £9,250
  • International students: £14,250
  • EU students: Check the website for more information

Career opportunities

Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in applied economics and international relations.

This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in policy making and organisational decision making.

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About this institute

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...


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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

Contact info

De Montfort University

The Gateway
LE1 9BH Leicester
United Kingdom

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www.dmu.ac.uk

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