Masters | Postgraduate Course - Economics and Finance MSc Course Details within University of Surrey

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Economics and Finance MSc

Study Details

MSc: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Why choose this course

Economics and finance are the driving forces behind all decisions that shape our society.

Our MSc Economics and Finance course is offered by one of the UK’s leading economics schools. This course’s combination of economic theory and quantitative financial skills will give you a broader and sharper perspective of the workings of financial markets, and equip you for a successful career in the fast-evolving and increasingly complex world of international finance.

What you will study

Our MSc Economics and Finance combines expertise and practical knowledge from both our School of Economics and Surrey Business School. It will help you apply advanced core-economic principles to the context of business and corporate finance, while mastering the complexities of the banking and financial systems.

The structure of this course comprises four core modules and four elective modules, split between our School of Economics and Surrey Business School. This combination will provide you with knowledge of microeconomic theory, financial economics and financial econometrics. It will give you the opportunity to tailor the course according to your own particular interests and career aspirations.

Module details

Year 1 (full-time)

  • RESEARCH METHODS Compulsory Year-long
  • ECONOMETRICS 1 Compulsory
  • FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE: FINANCE & INVESTMENTS Compulsory
  • MACROECONOMICS Compulsory
  • MICROECONOMICS Compulsory
  • ADVANCED MICROECONOMICS Optional
  • CORPORATE FINANCE Optional
  • DERIVATIVES SECURITIES Optional
  • ECONOMETRICS 2 Optional
  • ECONOMICS OF THE FIRM Optional
  • FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS Optional
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Optional
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES Optional
  • INVESTMENT ANALYSIS Optional
  • RISK MANAGEMENT Optional
  • THEORY OF FINANCE Optional

Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7

  • Students must complete all four Semester 1 modules and four Semester 2 modules, two modules from each School.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 UK honours degree in either Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, Physics or Statistics, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

Alternatively we will consider a UK 2:1 or overseas equivalent in another subject if you achieve above 60 per cent (UK grading or overseas equivalent) in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics modules and one other module from Algebra, Calculus, Mathematics, Probability, Quantitative Methods or Statistics.

Applicants with a 2:1 degree or overseas equivalent in other subjects who have substantial work experience in the field of their desired specialisation will also be considered.