MSc Business Finance & Economics

Develop your skills as an economist in business finance. We give you a thorough grounding in quantitative analysis, business finance and industrial organisation.

Take our masters course in Business Finance & Economics and you'll open up a wide variety of career paths as an economist in commerce. It is a general economics degree which also offers solid preparation for a research degree.

The core modules develop advanced skills in economic analysis, business finance and associated quantitative skills. The optional module allows you to either add more advanced econometric techniques to your portfolio or develop expertise in finance relevant to developing economies. 

Content and structure

The MSc Business Finance & Economics is one year full time or two years part time. Plus the dissertation module.

You'll need to take and pass eight taught modules over two semesters, four in each. These are examined at the end of each semester. Seven are core modules; the eighth is chosen from several option modules.

After you've completed the second semester's taught modules, there is a 10-week period to write your dissertation. We'll support you through dissertation workshops and input from your supervisor. To be awarded the MSc in Business Finance & Economics you will have to pass the examinations and complete the dissertation to the required standard.

See below for details of the core and optional modules across the two semesters.


Semester 1

Semester 2