University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Business Finance and Economics

Develop your skills as an economist in business finance, gaining specialist skills in understanding the economic decisions facing businesses and managers in organisations. This course prepares you for a career as an economist in commercial companies, consultancy or finance.

Entry requirements

A good 2:2 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.

Examples of optional modules

Applied Microeconometrics; Applied Macroeconometrics; Development Finance; International Trade; Public Economics;
Public Policy Evaluation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination. The dissertation gives students the chance to conduct their own research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Post Graduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 222 3456