Taught course

International Finance and Economics

University of Sheffield · Department of Economics

Entry requirements

A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We’ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components.

Months of entry


Course content

About the course

Expand your economic skills across the globe by specialising in understanding international finance and capital flows, the recent global financial crisis and emerging economies.

This course prepares you for a career as an economist at a multi-national company or worldwide institution.


Our graduates work for financial services and consultancy firms, government departments here and abroad, and international organisations like the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Core modules

Macroeconomic Analysis; Econometric Methods; Modern Theory of Banking and Finance; Modern Finance; Applied Macroeconometrics; Development Finance; International Money and Finance.

Examples of optional modules

Applied Microeconometrics; International Trade; Industrial Organisation; Monetary Economics; Asset Pricing; Public Economics; Public Policy Evaluation.

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Department of Economics
+44 (0)114 222 3456