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MSc

Business Finance and Economics

Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences

Develop the specialist knowledge and skills you need to understand the critical economic decisions businesses and managers in organisations make.
MSc Economics and Public Policy postgraduate Mwanda Phiri at computer with colleague

Course description

Due to high demand, this course is currently closed to new applications. Applications may re-open later in the year. At this point, we would expect to offer places to a limited number of high-quality applicants only, who exceed our usual entry requirements. Please check back here for updates.

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.

Modules

Explore core and optional modules

Duration

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

Entry requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree in economics.

We’ll also consider students from other degrees with strong economics, mathematics and/or statistics components.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS score 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.

Apply

Due to high demand, this course is currently closed to new applications. Applications may re-open later in the year. Please check back here for updates.

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.