Business Finance and Economics
Department of Economics,
Faculty of Social Sciences
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
- Applied Microeconometrics
- Applied Macroeconometrics
- Development Finance
- International Trade
- Public Economics
- Public Policy Evaluation
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
A 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.
Dr Mark Bryan
Dr Mark Bryan is an expert in labour economics, micro-econometrics and wellbeing. He has advised the UK government on issues such as the minimum wage and the impact of the recession. He is a co-investigator on a Health Foundation project on the social and economic value of health.
Mark teaches on the module Public Policy Evaluation which explores techniques to find out the direct causal effect of a given government policy, identifying the difference between what actually happened and what would have happened without the policy.
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.
+44 114 222 3456
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.