2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics or in a related subject such as finance, accounting or management, with at least three courses in economics and/or finance.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
This programme focuses on the economic analysis of financial and banking issues. It is aimed at policymakers, postgraduate students who are interested in financial markets, or those who work in financial institutions and government organisations.
- Economics, Banking & Finance will provide you with an excellent understanding of
- core issues in open economy macroeconomics, including current account imbalances, exchange rate determination, and monetary policy
- the empirical performance of economic models of exchange rates, including modern models based on Taylor rules
- key challenges that face policymakers in the global economy
- how financial markets and intermediaries influence economic growth and development
- how financial resources can enhance economic welfare
- how the three main elements of the financial systems operate: banks, bond market, and stock market.
- You will be taught by specialists in the field who work regularly with global central banks and policymaking institutions around the world.
- You will have access to exclusive computer labs which feature specialist financial and statistical software programmes, including Bloomberg terminals, prestigious financial databases, Matlab, EViews, Stata and Oxmetrics Enterprise.
- You will develop the essential concepts, analytical skills and critical thinking you require to start or enhance your career in economic policy, and the banking and financial sector worldwide.
Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/aboutus/accreditationsandrankings/
Information for international students
This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
This Masters programme focuses on economic analysis of financial and banking issues.
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions