MSc Money, Banking & Finance

This flexible degree offers you the ideal preparation for a career in banking, financial institutions and markets. Other career options in economics will remain open, however, and the course is also good grounding for a research degree.

The MSc in Money, Banking & Finance emphasises the development of the skills required by economists in modern financial institutions. To this end, it includes core courses in economics, finance, financial institutions and markets and quantitative techniques.

The course also features several optional modules, allowing you to pursue your own areas of interest. 

Content and structure

The MSc Money, Banking & Finance 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. Six are core modules, while two are chosen from 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 Financial 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

Core modules

ECN6620 International Money and Finance

ECN603 Asset Pricing