MSc Business Finance and Economics
Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Train to be a professional economist to understand and apply powerful economics techniques that make a real difference to the outside world.
About the course
Course description 2017
Develop your skills as an economist in business finance, gaining specialist skills in understanding the economic decisions facing businesses and managers in organisations.
This course prepares you for a career as an economist in commercial companies, consultancy or finance.
- Microeconomic Analysis
- Macroeconomic Analysis
- Econometric Methods
- Modern Theory of Banking and Finance
- Industrial Organisation
- Business Finance
- International Money and Finance
Examples of optional modules
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Applied Macroeconometrics
- Development Finance
- International Trade
- Public Economics
- Public Policy Evaluation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
A good 2:2 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We’ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Mrs Louise Harte
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.