Taught course

International Finance and Economics

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

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

September

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.

Careers

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

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Louise Harte
Email
l.harte@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 3456