Strathclyde Business School

University of Strathclyde

Economics and Finance

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the interaction between the disciplines of economics and finance. The programme will be of interest to students who want to work in the public or private sectors as economists, analysts or consultants. The aim of the course is to produce highly skilled professionals who can analyse, understand, and explain the complex economic and financial issues that arise in a globalised world. There is a problem-solving focus, a strong emphasis on students developing and applying their skills to real-world situations.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent. Relevant subjects include economics, finance, business studies and management science. Consideration will also be given to applicants from a much broader set of backgrounds, including mathematics, environmental studies, politics, public policy and international affairs. Applications are also welcomed from candidates with strong career experience in a relevant field.

Course modules

Course content: compulsory classes; foundations of microeconomics; macroeconomics for the business environment; analysis of economic data; further topics in microeconomics; principles of finance; accounting and financial analysis; macroeconomics for the global business environment; quantitative methods. Optional classes: advanced corporate finance and applications; derivatives and treasury management; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

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