Taking an MBA is one of the most important decision you will ever make, as is the decision at which school. The Birmingham MBA is a high quality suite of programmes in a variety of flexible formats to meet the needs of those wishing to study either full or part-time. With our history of business education dating back to 1902 plus state-of-the-art facilities we offer a unique environment. Ranked in the FT and Economist, accredited by AMBA and EQUIS, our MBA is internationally acclaimed.
This programme provides an advanced training in economic theory and econometrics, and application of these to achieve a sophisticated understanding of policy issues. It constitutes the taught part of an ESRC-recognised '1+3' programme leading to a PhD degree, reflecting the strength of our diverse research interests.
Environmental and natural resource economists deal every day with the most challenging problems facing mankind: global climatic change, environmental pollution, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity and food poverty, to name but a few. This programme is aimed at providing you with the skills necessary to understand the fundamental causes of contemporary environmental problems, and to design policies to solve them.
The MSc. in Development Economics is one of the Department's newer taught MSc. programme. It reflects the Department's growing strength in both theoretical and applied policy areas, particularly as they relate developing countries.
The MSc. in International Economics is a taught graduate programme that provides specialised and advanced training in international economics. This is achieved through the delivery of specialised courses in trade theory, trade policy and econometrics.
This programme complements the MSc in Money, Banking and Finance, and, as with that programme, is of particular interest to those wishing to pursue careers in the financial sector. It provides you with an advanced knowledge of the related disciplines of macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets.
This programme, taught jointly by the School of Mathematics and the Department of Economics, provides the skills that will enable technically able graduates (including in mathematics, science and engineering) to apply their quantitative training to financial analysis.
There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the areas of money, banking and finance, which shows no sign of abating. Graduates from this programme hold high-ranking positions in financial centres around the globe. In addition to those aiming for careers in the private sector, it attracts economists currently working in economics, treasury or finance ministries, or in central banks, and graduates preparing for such careers.