Business Economics

University College Cork


Course Name Business Economics
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKL06
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

The course consists of approximately 12 hours of lectures/workshops a week, excluding visiting speaker seminars and time that you must set aside for group work and assignment preparation.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum 2H2 primary degree [NFQ Level 8] or equivalent. Note that there is NO requirement for Economics or Business subjects to be part of the primary degree.

Consideration will be given to applicants not meeting the above criteria (i.e. no pri...

Comment Course Practicalities
The MSc Business Economics has a dedicated course teaching team drawn from the School of Economics. Seminars are provided by visiting speakers from public and private sector organisations.

You can search UCC's Institutional Research Information System for staff profiles.
Course Content

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The MSc Business Economics is an integrated course applying economics to the business environment. Designed in consultation with leaders from the business community and public sector organisations, this unique course equips you with t...

Subjects Taught

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• EC6617 Professional Business Skills
• EC6619 Scenario Planning for Strategic Decision-Making
• EC6620 Research Methods for Business Economics
• EC6621 Economics of Business Strategy
• EC6622 Business Relationships and Bus...

Assessment Method The course is assessed by a combination of exams and coursework. Approximately 45% of the course is assessed by coursework, including presentations, written reports, in-class assessments and group work.
Careers or Further Progression

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Skills developed on the MSc course include:
• leadership, organisational, interpersonal and team-working skills
• working to deadlines in producing analyses, reports and presentations to professional standards

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Catherine Kavanagh
+ 353 21 490 1868
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