Dr Jun Hou - Programme Leader
Jun Hou is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Lincoln International Business School. Jun was previously a research officer (Post-doc) at the Department of International Development (QEH), University of Oxford. He engaged in several EC and ESRC funded projects, focusing on MNEs, FDI, innovation and development issues in developing countries. Jun also worked in several international organisations including the Overseas Development Institute, London (ODI) and The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).Academic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MSc Economics
How You Study
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
Entry Requirements 2023-24
Student Managed Investment Fund
Lincoln International Business School offers the Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), which is an investment fund created, operated, and maintained by students within the school, with everything running within the real-world environment of finance.
Students will be managing real money with the with objective of positive returns whilst managing risk. Industry veteran and long-time lecturer Hao Quach will help support the students throughout, with many years of experience in all aspects of investment banking and 20 years teaching in multiple countries, Hao will use his experience to ensure the stability of the fund and provide guidance. Read more about the Student Managed Investment Fund.
Students can take advantage of the Bloomberg Terminal, which is designed to help industry professionals make better-informed investment decisions by offering the latest market news along with historical data and an international network for secure and and reliable communication.
Bloomberg Terminal offers a practical resource for students to reinforce the theories they learn in lectures, as well as enable them to become familiar with the tools being used by today’s financial services professionals.
Career and Personal Development
The MSc Economics programme is ideal for students wanting to work as a professional economist in government, financial institutions, business, commerce, international agencies, and other similar organisations. It is also suitable for those wanting to progress to a PhD.
Working in Partnership
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
100 Funded Field Trip Places
Lincoln International Business School students can expand their horizons and see international business in action by joining funded international trips to exciting overseas destinations.
LIBS 100 gives students the opportunity to enhance their global mindset, connect with our global community and partners, and learn from international experts through 100 funded field trip places each academic year.
Places are open to all students enrolled on a programme within Lincoln International Business School.
Find out more about our 100 funded field trip places for students.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Banking and Finance
MSc Banking and Finance is an intensive course that combines advanced study and research, preparing students for a career in banking and finance.
Economics and Finance
Economics and Finance aims to provide a thorough grounding in many of the key concepts and research methods deployed in mainstream economic thinking.
International Business Economics
The course is designed for those who have a solid background in business and management studies and want to expand that knowledge internationally.