MSc International Finance & Economics

Looking to understand the functioning of the international economy and the operation of financial markets? This course gives you the tools to help understand the impact of international economic developments. You'll get a thorough grounding in the theory and analytical techniques required to understand contemporary open economies and the operation of internationally integrated financial markets.

The modules on this new degree programme reflect the department's expertise and research interests in international banking and finance and macroeconomics. An optional element in the second semester allows you to choose your own area of specialisation. 

Content and structure

The MSc International Finance and 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