Taught course

Finance and Economics

University of Southampton · Economic, Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in economics, finance or a related subject with a strong background in quantitative techniques like Maths and Statistics . Please see course page online for full entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Study MSc Finance and Economics degree at Southampton and work towards a successful career in the financial sectors around the world. Use your numeracy skills and strong economic focus, enhanced on this master’s degree, to improve your skills as a financial expert. Join the Economics Department at Southampton with an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching. We’re also ranked Top 20 in the UK for Economics and Econometrics (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

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

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

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