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Why are quantitative skills important for an Applied Economics MSc degree?

If you have an appetite for learning, but feel you need to improve and refine your quantitative skills before embarking on an Applied Economics MSc degree, the University of Bath also provides access to free Mathematics and Statistics Help (MASH) for prospective students who qualify for the course but need a refresher. 

Interview with Applied Economics student Emmanuel Nkrumah

We hear from Emmanuel Nkrumah to learn more about his experience and perception for our online MSc Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets).

Applied Economics online MSc Infographic

As you narrow down the possibilities of where to pursue your degree, consider who you’ll learn with. Your cohort can be a strong benefit to the course you select.  When your peers come from around the world and share similar professional roles, their experiences enhance your learning and worldview. By learning alongside a diverse cohort, you’ll strengthen your professional skills, cultural knowledge, professional network and can contribute to more areas of business. See just who you’ll learn with in the University of Bath's online MSc in Applied Economics.

The COVID-19 effect: how has widespread digitisation impacted financial services?

Primarily through the use of online platforms, automation and AI, Fintech streamlines processes and makes access to financial services easier for customers. Discover how financial landscapes are becoming increasingly digitised.

How do politics shape financial landscapes?

The relationship between economics and politics is complex and interrelated. For anyone working in the field of economics, an understanding of the political economy is essential. Find out more about how the politics of a country shape its economy. 

The future of algorithmic and computer trading in financial markets

The development and application of new technology, coupled with the increasing complexity of financial and trading markets, will have a huge impact on their future. Discover why in this piece.

Risk vs opportunity: the relationship between the economy and climate change

The effects of climate change extend far beyond the environment, having an impact on everything from international security to healthcare and the economy. This article discusses how banking and finance industries are changing the way they operate in preparation for a more environmentally sustainable future.

How fintech is changing the future of traditional banking

Fintech is transforming the financial landscape, rapidly changing the ways that financial services are provided to businesses and consumers. Discover more about the impact of fintech on traditional banking in this piece.

New investment models and the future of start-up funding

With new, more streamlined and innovative funding approaches now on the table, there are many opportunities for today’s pioneers keen to get their new businesses off the ground.

The role of macro, micro and econometrics in banking and finance

This article explores the role of intelligent decision making in banking and finance through the role of macro, micro and econometrics.