University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Finance and Economics

MSc Finance and Economics is designed to provide you with an advanced training in economics, whilst enabling specialisation in the area of finance. Academics who teach on this course include international experts in several areas of economics and individuals with practice experience of financial markets. MSc Finance and Economics fits into our Academic and Professional Programme and is designed to provide intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods, as well as a particular speciality. This course is ideal for those who aim to gain employment as professional economists in government, financial institutions, business, commerce, industry, international agencies and other similar organisations. It is also suitable for those planning to go on to study at PhD level.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, in Economics or another related subject. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all 4 components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in one of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: Financial Econometrics; Economic Theory; Economics Dissertation. Optional modules from a list including: Applied Econometrics; Economic Theory II; Finance; Financial Markets; Financial Mathematics; International Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be carried out through combinations of coursework and exams. You will also write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, supervised individually by an academic from the School.

Sponsorship information

A variety of Scholarships may be offered to UK/EU and International students. Scholarships are normally awarded to students on the basis of academic merit and are usually for the duration of the period of study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

Key information

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01603 591515