Entry requirements

Individual offers may vary. Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us. For non-native speakers of English: In order to benefit from, contribute to and enjoy the course, a good command of spoken and written English language is required. If English is not your first language, you will need English language proficiency equivalent to an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5, with 6 in the written test.

Months of entry


Course content

Designed to meet the high demand for qualified economists in the financial sector, our Economics and Finance MSc develops a solid foundation in economic and financial theory, and goes on to equip you with the analytical capabilities necessary to deal with complex problems.

You will develop a thorough grounding in quantitative methods and financial markets analysis. By the end of the course, you will be able to use advanced tools to analyse and appraise financial opportunities.

You will be taught by experienced professionals who combine industry know-how with academic rigour. Our members of staff are active in consultancy and maintain excellent professional contacts. This ensures that the course is continually updated to meet the changing nature of the financial markets.

Students learn a range of transferable skills, such as research skills, presentation skills, working in groups and dealing with conflict. These skills are much sought after in today's highly competitive job market.

Specialist options and a dissertation provide opportunities to tailor your studies to your individual interests and your chosen career path.

Information for international students

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out above should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the University of Brighton's Language Institute. We can help you meet our academic entry requirements. For help meeting academic entry requirements contact our International College.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full Time: £11,700
International students
Full time: £15,480

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
12 months


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Enquiries team
01273 644644