University of Strathclyde

Economics and Finance

The aim of the programme is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand and explain the complex economic and financial issues that arise in a globalised world. The programme is centred on a suite of core classes designed to develop and enhance your knowledge and skills in a range of economics, finance, analysis and quantitative methods subject areas. You'll be able to pursue your own individual interests and further develop specialised skills relevant to your chosen career paths through a wide range of elective classes.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent. Relevant subjects include economics, finance, business studies and management science. Consideration will also be given to applicants from a much broader set of backgrounds, including mathematics, environmental studies, politics, public policy and international affairs. Applications are also welcomed from candidates with strong career experience in a relevant field.

Course modules

Course content: compulsory classes; foundations of microeconomics; macroeconomics for the business environment; analysis of economic data; further topics in microeconomics; principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; macroeconomics for the global business environment; quantitative methods. Optional classes: advanced corporate finance and applications; derivatives and treasury management; dissertation.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 19,500 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2017 12,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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