Taught course

Finance and Econometrics

University of Southampton · Economic, Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students who have, or expect to have, a good undergraduate degree in economics (upper second-class or higher). Strong candidates from related fields will also be considered. Find out about equivalent entry requirements and qualifications for your country.

All applicants should have academic background in quantitative methods, such as mathematics, statistics, or econometrics. Those applying to MSc Economics and Econometrics or MSc Finance and Econometrics should be particularly competent in these areas.

Months of entry


Course content

Establish a career with any of the world’s most affluent financial institutions, government regulators, or in academia. The MSc Finance and Econometrics degree at the University of Southampton is one of the few programmes in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometric techniques and their application to Finance. Your particular interest in the more quantitative aspects of the subject, and the programme’s emphasis on small-group teaching and student interaction with the department’s leading experts will take you to the frontiers of finance and econometric analysis.

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the IELTS requirement is an overall score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component. Please visit our international pages to find out about the University's regulations about English language requirements and support.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships or grants may be available to support you through your course. Funding opportunities available to you are linked to your subject area and/or your country of origin. These can be from the University of Southampton or other sources.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    27 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)23 8059 5395