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Do you want a high-flying career in finance, economic consultancy or trading and investments? Are you a great communicator with strong analytical skills? Whether you want to work in the city, or other major world financial centres, this degree will give you a kick start into an amazing highly paid career.

The MSc Economics and Finance programme at Swansea University aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in many of the key concepts, modelling approaches and research techniques deployed in key areas of economics, which also have important applications within finance.

The programme is designed for graduates in economics related subject areas who are looking for an advanced programme to enhance their career or explore further research opportunities.

Blending advanced economic theory and practices with relevant finance topics, this programme will prepare you for a finance-focused career anywhere in the world.

WHY ECONOMICS AND FINANCE AT SWANSEA?

  • All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have industry and academic knowledge
  • Our staff regularly advise organisations and government agencies with policy development and economic research and publish international learning research journals
  • Swansea University was voted What Uni? Student Choice Award 2017 Winner -Postgraduate study
  • Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (Research Excellence Framework 2014)
  • Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact – 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014)
  • Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus

Study Details:

MSc 1yr Full Time

Module Details:

For module details please see here

Student Destinations

We have an excellent track record of placing our graduates with major multinational companies.

Your MSc Economics and Finance programme will give you the skills to forge a thriving career in a competitive environment across a variety of sectors.

Your next role could be in any of these:

  • Investment banking
  • Senior finance roles in international organisations
  • Management consultancy

Fees

UK/EU: full-time £9,650; International: full-time £17,200

Entry Requirements

Students must attain a minimum 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an economics related undergraduate degree.

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5. A list of equivalent tests is provided here. If you have studied an undergraduate degree taught through the medium of English, you may be exempt from this requirement – click here for further information.

For students who fall short of only the English language requirement, we offer a range of Pre-Master’s training programmes that you may take before starting your Master’s qualification.

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