Leeds University Business School

University of Leeds

Economics and Finance

This programme provides an opportunity to combine an understanding of sophisticated economic theory with advanced finance concepts. You'll look at micro and macroeconomics and the methodology of econometric research, whilst acquiring a solid grounding in corporate finance and the financial economics tools commonly used in financial services, quantitative investment analysis and research.Our Economics department stands for a distinctive type of economics, which is realistic, interdisciplinary and policy relevant. We take an open-minded approach and draw on expertise from one of the major hubs of heterodox economics research in the UK.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a minimum 2.1, or international equivalent with a background in economics and quantitative subjects. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component, or other recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Corporate finance; international banking and finance; macroeconomics; microeconomics; applied econometrics; econometrics; dissertation. Optional modules include: international business finance; financial derivatives; corporate governance; economics of globalisation and the international economy; comparative economics; global economics co-ordination and governance; understanding the global economy.

Sponsorship information

There are a number of part fee scholarships available for UK, EU and international students.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0113 343 2613