Taught course

Economics and Finance

Institution
University of Leeds · Leeds University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2.1 honours degree or equivalent, with a background in economics and quantitative subjects.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme takes a sophisticated look at micro and macroeconomics and the methodology of econometric research. It builds on this essential knowledge with modules such as international business finance and financial derivatives. As a student on this programme you will acquire a solid grounding in the tools of corporate finance and financial economics commonly used in financial services and quantitative investment analysis and research.

Graduates of this programme have gone on to careers worldwide as advisers, researchers and quantitative analysts in economic and financial institutions, consultancy and public service. This Masters degree is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). This means you may be able to obtain funding for the Masters if you have already negotiated a PhD place. Please visit our PhD pages for more information.

Leeds University Business School is a world ranked, triple accredited and award winning business school. In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 we were ranked ninth in the UK and first in the North of England for the quality of our research. Of the top ten Business Schools in the REF, we are one of only four to have achieved the prestigious ‘triple crown’ accreditation from the world’s leading accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Our Masters courses are informed by the latest professional knowledge. You are taught by world-leading academics who combine professional practice with teaching and research activity, to bring up-to-date business knowledge to the classroom - the kind of knowledge that translates directly to your career.

Information for international students

Students from outside the EU are guaranteed a place in University accommodation if they are accepted on the course, and apply for accommodation before the deadline. If English is not your first language, you will need a recognised English Language qualification eg IELTS or TOEFL.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500 (total)
International students
£18,500 (total)

Numerous scholarships are available to UK/EU and International Students. Please visit our website for more information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
masters@lubs.leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 4908