Entry requirements and how to apply

Entry requirements for our taught postgraduate courses are based on your academic record and experience.

Economics MSc

Economics and Health Economics MSc

Money, Banking and Finance MSc

International Finance and Economics MSc

Financial Economics MSc

Finance MSc

For the above programmes we ask for a good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics, usually with mathematics and statistics components. We will also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components. If you're awaiting results, we may make you a conditional offer.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Economics and Public Policy MSc

Business Finance and Economics MSc

Entry requirements for the Economics and Public Policy MSc and Business Finance and Economics MSc course are a good 2:2 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We will 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.

Entry requirements for international students

The University of Sheffield has been welcoming students from all over the world for many decades and we have a lot of experience in assessing and understanding the many different international qualifications.

International entry requirements

How to apply

To apply for a place on our masters courses in economics and finance please use the University's online application system.

If you need any further information, please contact us.