University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield


This course will prepare you for a career in corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets, project investment and the finance industry. 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 degree in economics 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 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: modern finance; corporate finance; macroeconomic analysis; econometric methods; asset pricing; monetary economics. Optional modules: applied microeconomics; applied macroeconomics; public economics; public policy evaluation; development finance; international trade; international money and finance.

Assessment methods

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 £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 18,500 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