Taught course

International Economics and Finance

Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School

Entry requirements

An upper second-class Honours degree or higher, or an international equivalent, with some transcript evidence of mathematical education is preferred.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc aims to produce graduates who understand the fundamentals of financial theory and its interrelationship with economic phenomena including international monetary policy, macroeconomic policy, and current issues in international trade and finance, with an emphasis on modelling, forecasting and derivatives trading. No prior experience of finance or statistics is assumed, although students should have a good mathematical knowledge and have studied basic economics/calculus.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

Please see our on-line Prospectus for further information.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Office, Business School
+44 (0) 191 208 1503