University of Surrey

Economics and Finance

This programme combines expertise and practical know-how from both the School of Economics and Surrey Business School to help you apply advanced core-economic principles to the context of business and corporate finance, while mastering the complexities of the banking and financial systems. The programme structure comprises four core modules and four elective modules, split between the School of Economics and Surrey Business School. This combination provides you with knowledge of microeconomic theory, financial economics and financial econometrics, while also leaving enough room to tailor the programme according to your own particular interests and career aspirations.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree (a UK 2.1) in Economics or in Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Physics or Statistics.

Applicants who have a joint degree in Economics and a related discipline, or who have had a wide involvement in the field of their desired specialisation will be considered.

English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each component (or equivalent).

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Course modules

Example module listing: Microeconomics; Foundations of Finance; Econometrics 1; Macroeconomics; Financial Econometrics; Theory of Finance; Econometrics II; Economics of the Firm; Advanced Microeconomics; Corporate Finance; Derivative Securities; International Finance; Risk Management; Investment Analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2018 9,100 (Year 1) International 24 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 4,900 (Year 1) Home/EU 24 24 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 18,200 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 9,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months

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