Taught course

International Economics and Finance

Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of:

  • basic calculus
  • probability theory
  • statistical inference.

You can use your personal statement to show your mathematical knowledge if it is not clear from your transcripts.

Months of entry


Course content

Our International Economics and Finance MSc will help you gain an international perspective in the role of finance and monetary policy. Our International Economics and Finance MSc is suitable for those without a financial background. It is also for those interested in a management career with an emphasis on finance and international economics. The behaviour of public and private sector organisations is influenced by international economic developments in the financial and goods markets. A comprehensive understanding of economic and financial theory and policy dimensions within an open economy context is in high demand.

This course will suit you if you're interested in the following careers:

  • investment banking
  • financial research
  • financial trading

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language Requirements.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Degree Programme Director
+44 (0)191 208 1503