Make strategic economics decisions that impact everyday lives
When evaluating the various risks of running a company, advising governments, or addressing issues that affect our environment and society, organisations rely heavily on professionals who can provide reliable statistical data, trends, and informed solutions.
Gain the qualitative skills and industry-leading knowledge you need to make sound business decisions with an online MSc in Applied Economics (Banking and Financial Markets) from the University of Bath — the first university in the UK to offer a master’s in applied economics online. The applied economics course is ideal if you are currently a mid-career professional who would like to become an advanced economist or gain a competitive edge in banking or finance.
The University of Bath’s innovative course is designed to ensure that you are prepared to tackle pressing issues such as financial crises, environmental and health problems, infrastructure, supply chain, and numerous other changes that can significantly affect society and the global economy.
Our expert faculty will show you how to use and apply today’s most popular economics tools, such as the statistical software programmes Stata and R.
Whether you have a background in economics or not, you will graduate able to compete on the global job market as an advanced economist in finance, banking, consulting firms, government organisations, research institutions, or embark on a PhD. The University of Bath is ranked the #2 best university for Accounting & Finance in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2024.1,2 This ranking includes excellent student satisfaction scores and graduate prospects.
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Taught by published researchers at the Department of Economics, your studies will be fuelled by the latest thinking in economic theory, econometrics and finance. To ground these contemporary ideas and theoretical approaches, our lecturers explore their application in a real-world setting, using case studies and interactive exercises. This approach ensures you have the skills and the confidence to put what you’ve learnt into practice after graduation.