Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree in Economics, or a related discipline such as Finance, Accounting or Management, with at least 3 credit-bearing modules in Economics and/or Finance. Students with other qualifications and/or relevant work experience can also be considered. 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 offers an interdisciplinary training in economics and finance for a career in international finance within the international banking system, international corporations and appropriate public sector agencies such as ministries of finance and central banks.
- On this programme you will acquire knowledge of banking and public policy, international monetary policy and international financial management.
- The Adam Smith Business School has been ranked in the top 10% worldwide for economics & finance (RePEc), with two of our academics rated in the top 1%.
You will take four core courses, two optional courses and complete a substantial independent piece of work, normally in the form of a dissertation.
- International corporate finance
- International macro economics and policy
- International finance and money
- International financial management.
- Basic econometrics
- Behavioural economics: theory and applications
- Financial analysis and equity valuation
- Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
- Financial sector stability and growth
- Foreign direct investment and development
- Growth and development
- IMF, World Bank and economic growth
- Intermediate econometrics for applications in financial and development studies
- International banking and financial markets
- International financial accounting for MNCs
- International trade
- Modelling and forecasting financial markets
- Money, finance and growth
- Project planning, appraisal and implementation
- Public finance
- The law and economics of sovereign debt policy.
Optional courses are also offered in Accounting & Finance and Economic & Social History.
Information for international students
The University of Glasgow welcomes students from over 100 different countries. For applicants whose first language is not English, the University normally sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. Visit: http://www.gla.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/ for details.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Adam Smith Business School