MSc Economics and FinanceFind a programme
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Law|
|Programme length||One year full-time|
|Location of programme||Clifton campus|
|Part-time study available||No, full-time only|
|Open to international students||Yes|
|Start date||September 2017|
This programme is designed particularly for students who have an appropriate degree and want to expand their career options by building their expertise in finance. You will develop your understanding of economic theory and econometrics, including recent advances in the subject, and acquire a solid understanding of finance theory and its applications to financial markets and corporate finance.
Fees for 2017/18
Fees quoted are per annum and subject to annual increase.
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a ten per cent reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study. Check your eligibility for an alumni scholarship.
Funding for 2017/18
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
- Asset Pricing
You must complete four optional units, of which at least three must be selected from:
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Behavioural Finance
- Empirical Finance
- Financial Modelling
- Investment Management
The final unit can be taken from the following list:
- Development Economics
- Economics of Education
- Further Econometrics
- Further Macroeconomics
- Health Economics
- Labour Economics
- Policy Experiments
- Programme Evaluation
Unit availability is subject to staffing and timetable constraints. Please note: the number of available places on some units may be capped.
The final part of the MSc is a project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words.
A first or good upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in economics, finance, mathematics or similar discipline.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
|Application method||Online application form|
|English language requirements||
Further information about English language requirements
|Admissions statement||Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.|
The programme provides excellent preparation for careers in investment management, financial research, trading, consulting and corporate finance, and for further academic study in finance.
Our usual overall deadline is 1 July 2017 for entry in September.
The School continues to welcome applications that fulfil our admissions criteria to select a balanced international student cohort. As students from different countries tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some countries may close earlier in the year. Due to very high demand, applications for students from China will close on 21 April 2017.
Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, and the support we offer to international students.
REF 2014 results
Categories 18 and 19 apply. Please see full REF 2014 results for the University of Bristol.
Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.
Get in touch
Graduate Studies Admissions Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1519 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Studies Office
School of Economics, Finance and Management
8 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TN http://www.bristol.ac.uk/efm/