Taught course

Economics and Finance

King's College London · King's Business School

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree with high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65% across all years of study) in economics, finance, the natural sciences, mathematics, or social science, with evidence of a quantitative background. We encourage applications from applicants with a sciences background (e.g. Engineering).

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Months of entry


Course content

The Economics & Finance MSc from King’s Business School provides rigorous coverage of both the theory and practice of economics and finance, driven by research, theory development, practical application and critical analysis.

Our course is designed to equip you with the economic and financial knowledge and skills you need to build a strong career in the business and finance sectors. You’ll learn about micro and macroeconomics, financial markets & services and the relationship between finance and econometrics.

But you won’t just learn the key quantitative skills you need for success. Our courses are underpinned by the underlying philosophies and methodologies of a social science approach to economics and finance. Numbers are important, but understanding how those numbers affect the wider world of finance and business is essential in the modern world.

  • Modules designed in collaboration with both public and private sector employers, ensuring you’re gaining the best knowledge, skills and experience while studying to access the career you want once you graduate.
  • Gives students strong skills in the fields of economics and finance, producing graduates with skills highly sought after by economics consultancies, research institutions, banks and financial sector firms.
  • Strong emphasis on data analysis equips students with skills that are easily transferrable to other industries, such as e-commerce, pharmaceutical, media, retail or hospitality.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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