Finance and Economics

Finance and Economics

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: September
International tuition: £18,950
Domestic tuition: £8,500

Program overview

This Finance and Economics MSc equips you with the practical skills you need to address the complex issues faced by businesses, governments and financial institutions. As you study, you’ll use evidence and real-world applications to challenge economic theories and models. This approach is combined with finance theory and practice to gain a deep understanding of, and the capacity to analyse, financial markets, investment potentials and risks. Combining practical economics with finance prepares students for professional roles in: The finance and banking sector Central banks Treasury offices Different offices at national, supranational and local government level around the world. The MSc Finance and Economics is a one-year, full-time course. You’ll undertake eight taught modules over two 15-week semesters followed by a supervised dissertation. The dissertation gives you the opportunity to apply your knowledge by undertaking independent work on an area that matches your interests and career objectives.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Or minimum grade of 7/10 in a Specialist Diploma. English language requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each sub-skill; IBT TOEFL 78 overall with a minimum of 17 in listening, 18 in reading, 20 in speaking and 17 in writing.

Career opportunities

This Masters course helps you to develop the skills you need for a career in the finance, banking and public sectors, opening the door to a variety of jobs. Financial economists are appreciated for their analytical skills, which they can apply to many areas and roles, such as: Market and investment analysts and specialists in financial and energy companies such as RBS, Coal Marketing Ltd, China Asset Management Company, China Investment Corporation Consultants in global economic and financial firms such as NERA Economic Consulting, McKinsey & Company, Mackenzie Consulting Group, Oxera Advisors, officers and researchers in Central Banks around the world

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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