2019 start
MSc

Finance

Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

Train as a professional economist to understand and apply techniques that make a real difference in the world.
Economics students in lecture theatre

Course description

This prestigious course will give you the edge in understanding corporate finance and pricing assets, and applying the latest economic principles. It will prepare you for a career in corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets, project investment and the finance industry.

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Modules

Core modules

  • Modern Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Econometric Methods
  • Asset Pricing
  • Monetary Economics

Optional modules

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Development Finance
  • International Money and Finance
  • International Trade
  • Public Economics
  • Public Policy Evaluation

Duration

  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time

Entry requirements

A 2:1 degree in economics.

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.

Entry requirements for international students

Dr Mark Bryan, Department of Economics

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.

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You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.

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Contact

economics-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
+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.