Entry requirements

An honours degree in economics, business (with a strong quantitative component), finance, mgt science, operations research, maths, physics, or engineering.

Applicants from other disciplines will also be considered provided that at least introductory modules in economics and an introduction to quantitative subjects such as calculus and statistics have been studied.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your expertise in using modern macroeconomic, microeconomic and econometric methods to make an impact on organisational, government and financial policy on this full-time master’s in Economics and Finance.

Well-trained, numerate economists who can apply complex methods to address real-world problems are in high demand across many sectors.

Join us on this specialist master’s to gain the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to forge a successful career in banking, finance, government (such as central banking or the treasury), international organisations, management consultancy or economic consultancy.

Modules with real-world relevance

From the start of the programme, you'll dig into the foundations of financial economics and economic data analysis. You’ll go on to explore the actions of governments, firms, households and intermediaries in national and global money, and bond and foreign exchange markets, supported by real-world insights from our teaching staff of renowned academics and experts from industry.

The second semester is a chance for you to delve deeper into industry-relevant topics, such as modern corporate finance, international money and finance, and applied financial econometrics. An optional module allows you to shape your degree around an area you’re most interested in, such as portfolio management or cryptocurrencies.

Develop the practical skills employers are looking for

Sharpen your research, presentation and communication skills during a focused research skills module – to prepare for your in-depth summer project and to master the practical skills you’ll need for roles in other business and policy sectors.

You’ll graduate with advanced theoretical and quantitative skills highly sought-after by employers in financial services and government, together with the practical experience of applying them to the issues of today.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please see our website for a list of master's degree funding and scholarships.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 222496