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International Finance and Economics

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.

Entry requirements

MSc: A good 2.1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. Students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components will also be considered. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work), examination and disseration.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,100 (Year 1) England 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,900 (Year 1) International 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,100 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,100 (Year 1) Scotland 1 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,100 (Year 1) Wales 1 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 2 2 Years

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