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MSc Economics & Strategy for Business

Imperial College Business School
Program overview
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
September 2022

September 2023

September 2024

Program description

MSc Economics & Strategy for Business

MSc Economics and Strategy for Business is a unique one year, full-time programme which integrates cutting edge strategic analysis with contemporary economics. The programme is designed to prepare students for successful careers in specialist economic and management consultancies and financial services.

The focus of the programme is interdisciplinary, taught by faculty immersed in leading edge research and business practice in global strategy, economics, digital applications, innovation and risk management.

Our programme focus allows you to apply the core disciplines in real world situations, via challenging lectures, data analysis, immersive business simulations, real world consultancy projects and work placement.

Our London location and ongoing relationships with major employers provides the opportunity to meet and network with leading global organisations, allowing you to present yourself with confidence to the world's top companies.

Admission requirements

To apply for MSc Economics & Strategy for Business you should have a First or Upper Second Class Honours undergraduate degree from a recognised university or the international equivalent in a discipline such as:

  • Economics
  • Business
  • Finance

Your degree should include at least introductory courses in micro- and macro-economics, and knowledge of quantitative topics - in particular calculus, statistics and linear algebra

If the module titles on your degree transcripts do not make it clear that the course content included micro and macro-economics or quantitative topics, please include details of the syllabus when you submit your application. You should use the Quantitative Experience Statement on the application form to list the most advanced quantitative courses that you have taken in your academic career to date and to provide brief examples of the relevant topics covered by the programme.

Whilst there are no specific 'A' Level criteria for admission to MSc Economics & Strategy for Business, you should be aware that some companies have very strict grade requirements for their graduate programmes. Therefore, we strongly recommend that when you are considering your career options, you research the entry requirements of any companies you are interested in working for.

Most applicants meet the requirement in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS (academic): A minimum score of 7.0 with minimum scores of 6.5 in all elements. The IELTS indicator test will be accepted for admissions to the 2020/21 academic year.
  • TOEFL iBT: A minimum score of 100 overall with minimum scores of 22 in all elements. The ETS at Home test will be accepted for admission to the 2020/21 academic year.
  • Duolingo English Test: 125 Overall with no less than 115 in any band score.
  • Degree studied in and awarded by an English-speaking country and English language assessed to be proficient via Kira Talent video interview.

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Program content

MSc Economics & Strategy for Business will teach you to combine the rigour of analytical thinking with a strategic focus.

The ESB core modules cover essential knowledge in finance, strategy and economics in the Autumn term, building up to more applied modules in the Spring term.

  • Advanced Macroeconomics
  • Analytics and Applied Economics and Business
  • Business Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Digital Economics and Digital Strategy
  • Economics and Public Strategy
  • Global Business
  • Risk Management

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

The cost of tuition for this program is £30,700 for all students.

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Imperial College Business School

At Imperial College Business School, we offer a range of programs to inspire intelligent and creative minds from a diverse range of backgrounds to be the world’s future business leaders. As part of Imperial College London, a global leader in...

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Imperial College Business School

Imperial College Business School
Imperial College London South Kensington Campus
SW7 2AZ London
United Kingdom

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