University of Bath

University of Bath

Economics and Finance

This programme is aimed at those who are more interested in specialising in finance within an Economics programme. Teaching is provided by both the Department of Economics and the School of Management. By the end of the period of study, it is expected that students have obtained an in depth understanding of modern economic and finance theory and are capable of using advanced financial quantitative methods to enable them to analyse financial economic problems.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements: 1st or 2.1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in economics or an appropriate subject, from a recognised university. English Language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with not less than 6.0 in each of the 4 components); TOEFL 580 (paper based test) or 237 (computer based test) with a score of not less than 4 in TWE or 92 (internet based test) with not less than 21 writing, listening 21, reading 22 and speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: Economic theory and applications 1; econometrics for economics and finance; theory of financial decision making; economic theory and applications 2; financial econometrics; corporate finance; research methods in economics and finance. Optional modules include: International monetary economics; financial derivatives; introduction to quantitative finance; investment management; banking; corporate governance; public economics; financial management for international business; international finance; incentives and performance; international monetary policy and institutions; risk management; financial engineering.

Assessment methods

The final 1/3 of the programme comprises a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 17,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 8,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01225 383144