Finding your Business and Economics funding opportunities

Postgraduate degrees in business and economics are among the most popular courses in universities. Subjects include all the variations of management skills including marketing and public relations, as well as the specialist areas of personnel and human resources. 

Many masters courses in management are offered as joint honours courses, which means there can be two or more subjects combined in the programme, and optional modules are offered to provide a variety of components to make up the curriculum. Examples include management with a language, or economics with finance and management.  

They attract students from around the world wishing to develop their undergraduate study into skill sets that are in the greatest demand globally and supporting the highest salaries. There are opportunities for students with undergraduate business degrees to convert into masters level courses in subjects such as finance and economics, so graduates with business and management or marketing backgrounds can refocus on applying their study into areas that will benefit their future careers.

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Why study a postgraduate degree in Business and Economics

A masters level qualification in business or economics is directly relevant to a career as a supervisor, manager or company leader. Effective management and leadership in modern organisations is critical to business success, and when this is combined with skills in strategic thinking, organisational structures and team dynamics than candidates are very well placed to take control of their business responsibilities, whether this is for start-ups or as part of a multi-layer organisation. 

Masters Compare includes thousands of courses from leading universities. You can compare programmes and find out about universities and the options they offer for study funding. Masters Compare includes profiles of leading institutions, with details of upcoming open days and student stories. We have a detailed advice section to guide your understanding of how to apply and what is involved in postgraduate study.

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