University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Business Finance and Economics

Develop your skills as an economist in business finance. We give you a thorough grounding in quantitative analysis, business finance and industrial organisation. We can help you develop all the skills you need to become a professional economist. Our graduates work for financial services and consultancy firms, government departments here and abroad, and international organisations like the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We�ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: microeconomic analysis; macroeconomic analysis; econometric methods; modern theory of banking and finance; industrial organisation; business finance; international money and finance. Optional modules: applied microeconometrics; applied macroeconometrics; development finance; international trade; public economics; public policy evaluation.

Assessment methods

We use computer practicals, lectures, seminars, surgeries and workshops. Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

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Telephone number: 
0114 222 3456