Successful completion of this specialist course can help prepare students for careers as market analysts, government economists, senior managers within multinational corporations, economic consultants, data analysts and policy advisers, just to name a few. They will also be able to pursue a PhD study in economics or related disciplines.
The nature of specialist knowledge, technical, analytical and transferable skills developed during the programme, and the opportunity to specialise in the dissertation to match specific career aspirations will produce highly employable experts in economic analysis with working understanding of concepts applicable to various institutions and fields.
Students have the option (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria, and subject to availability) of enrolling on the internship programme which normally lasts between 8–12 weeks and provides students with an opportunity to undertake a workplace project on behalf of an organisation. Coventry University works closely with companies across the UK and Europe to offer a wide variety of internships.
Eligibility - students must successfully meet the following assessment criteria:
- Academic: successfully complete all Semester 1 modules including research methods at the first attempt;
- CV shortlisting: submit a CV, which will be used for competitive short listing by the internship panel;
- Presentation: prepare and successfully deliver a formal presentation;
- Interview: interview with the university internship panel.