Aston Business School

Aston University

Business Economics and Finance

The MSc Business Economics and Finance degree has been developed based on collaboration with practitioners who advised on the skills that are most valued in employment. The course is delivered by academics who are at the forefront of their research area, regularly interacting with policymakers and businesses to advise them on key decision making matters. It is an appropriate next step for those with a foundation knowledge of economics. This course will provide you with further knowledge of economics and finance subjects and develop your familiarity with key theories that aid in understanding real world issues. In addition it will equip you with a wide of range of practical skills that are highly demanded by employers.

Entry requirements

MSc: One of the following: A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) or equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. Specific entry requirement: You will be required to have some foundational knowledge of Economics (successfully completed 10 ECTS credits, the equivalent of two standard undergraduate level modules). As well as: Two professional references - at least one must be from an academic referee, an official academic transcript of your university grades to date and a completed application form. For international students: An official academic transcript, with official English translation, of your university grades to date, students whose native language is not English also need to satisfy our English language requirements.

Course modules

Core Modules: Economics of Governance and Organisations International Finance Macroeconomics Quantitative Methods for Finance Ethics in Academic Practice Advanced Quantitative Methods Dissertation project Optional Modules: Entrepreneurial Strategies Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies International Business Investment Banking Strategic Management Value of Investments Business Finance

Assessment methods

Taught modules will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. You will also be required to conduct relevant and up-to-date research involving a literature review, assimilating and analysing data and developing critical recommendations based on their findings.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 18,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site B4 7ET West Midlands

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