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Department of Economics Programme Catalogue 2022/23

THES-AFM30: MSc Economics for Business Intelligence and Systems

Leading to the award of:

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

[Page last updated: 02 August 2022]

Assessment Regulations
Applicable assessment regulations:
Applicable NFAAR appendices:
Appendix 11
Approved exemptions:
DAPS and exit awards:
THES-AFL30: PG Dip Economics for Business Intelligence and Systems
THES-AFC30: PG Cert Economics for Business Intelligence and Systems
Programme progression requirement:
Total taught and dissertation/project credits:
Taught credits: 60; Project credits: 30

Please consult your programme handbook or contact your Director of Studies for further information on assessment regulations

Year 1

Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ES50152 Quantitative methods for economics and game theory 10 Credits
ES50171 Principles of programming and software engineering 10 Credits
MN50744 Databases and business intelligence 10 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ES50153 Game theory, mechanism design, and experimental methods 10 Credits
ES50154 Financial derivatives 5 Credits
ES50155 Data mining, machine learning and econometrics 10 Credits
ES50172 Programming applications 5 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
ECTS Credits
ES50156 Practice track 30 Credits


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