|Master of Science (MSc)
|Economics and Finance
Gain an international perspective in the role of finance and monetary policy. Our International Economics and Finance MSc is suitable for those without a financial background. It is also for those interested in a management career with an emphasis on finance and international economics. The behaviour of public and private sector organisations is influenced by international economic developments in the financial and goods markets. A comprehensive understanding of economic and financial theory and policy dimensions within an open economy context is in high demand.
This course will suit you if you're interested in the following careers:
You'll learn to understand and analyse:
Where possible you'll have access to advanced statistical software including:
You'll also have access to a number of financial databases including:
On completion of this course, you'll be able to:
You'll be able to showcase professional skills including a comprehensive set of technical and quantitative skills. These are highly valued in the private sector.
If you wish to pursue further research for a career in research institutions or central banks you'll be able to gain preliminary training.
You'll benefit from our status as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner. Through self-study, you'll complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts certificate. This gives you an interactive introduction to the financial markets
You'll be able to take part in a live financial trading simulation. This is delivered jointly with:
You'll gain insights into different roles in the financial industry and boost your employability.
Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles, including:
This course prepares you for a wide range of careers with employers, such as:
Practitioners from the world of finance and business give guest lectures every year. This provides an insight into career paths and job roles. You'll interact with these experts to:
Throughout the academic year we also hold many events on campus that you are welcome to join. Events are topical and provide great opportunities for you to network with:
Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.