Taught course

International Finance and Economics

University of Sussex · Business and Management

Entry requirements

A lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above, including evidence of ability in either economics or quantitative subjects such as mathematics or statistics.

Months of entry


Course content

This MSc fosters an understanding of the impact of finance and financial markets on the wider global economy. You explore the theory of finance and quantitative methods in a way that emphasises logical development and application rather than formulae.


The eight core modules are assessed by unseen examinations, presentations and a term paper. The applied project is the final assessment unit.

Course Structure

We continue to develop and update our modules for 2017 entry to ensure you have the best student experience. In addition to the course structure below, you may find it helpful to refer to the Modules list.

The course comprises eight core modules (four taught in the autumn term and four taught in the spring term), plus an applied project, completed during the summer term and vacation. Autumn term: you take Analytical Methods • Corporate Finance • Macro, Money and Banking • Quantitative Methods for Finance.

Spring term: you take Finance for Development • Financial and Time Series Econometrics • Monetary Theory and Policy • Research Methods.

Summer term: you concentrate on supervised research leading to the writing of your applied project.

Information for international students

Please visit: International qualifications for Masters courses or Fees and Scholarships.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/masters/2017/business-management-and-economics/international-finance-and-economics-msc

The University of Sussex aims to attract the most talented students to postgraduate study. For full details of our scholarships please visit: Masters Scholarships

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Services
+44 (0)1273 872668