University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Economics and Finance

The combination of economic theory and quantitative financial skills provided by this programme will grant a broader and sharper perspective on the underpinnings of financial markets, a key and necessary asset for developing a future successful professional career in the world of banking and finance. The programme structure comprises 4 core modules to be taken in the 1st semester and 4 additional elective modules in the 2nd semester. Half of the total number of modules are taken in the School of Economics and the other half are taken in Surrey Business School. The combination of core and elective courses equips you with the required knowledge of microeconomic theory, financial economics and financial econometrics, while also leaving enough room to tailor the programme according to your own particular interests and career aspirations.

Entry requirements

2.1 or equivalent grades in Economics, Maths, Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Finance or Business. Individuals with degrees in other disciplines will be considered if they have courses in Economics and Quantitative Methods at 2.1. Students with qualifications outside our normal range will be considered on an individual basis. English language requirements: IELTS min overall 6.5; IELTS min by component 6.0; We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Semester 1; foundation of finance; econometrics; microeconomics; money and banking. Semesters 1 and 2: research methods (including summer dissertation). Optional modules: Semester 2; select 2 from each of the following lists: school of economics; financial econometrics; theory of finance; econometrics II; economics of the firm; advanced microeconomics; international finance and developing economies. Surrey Business School: corporate finance; derivatives securities; international finance; international corporate governance; risk management; investment analysis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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