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MSc Economics and Finance

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Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
Awards available MSc
Programme length One year full-time
Location of programme Clifton campus
Part-time study available No, full-time only
Start date September 2020

Programme overview

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 2020/21

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2020/21 are as follows:

UK/EU: full-time
£14,100
Overseas: full-time
£25,700
Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
£14,100

Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year. Find out more about tuition fees.

Alumni scholarship

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 2020/21

Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.

Programme structure

There are five core units and you must also choose three units from a list of options. The final part of the MSc is a project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our MSc in Economics and Finance.

Entry requirements

A strong upper second-class honours degree with a final average of 65 percent (or equivalent qualification) in economics, finance, mathematics or similar discipline.

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:

Profile G

Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Admissions statement

Read the programme admissions statement for important information on entry requirements, the application process and supporting documents required.

Admissions statement

Careers

The programme provides excellent preparation for careers in investment management, financial research, trading, consulting and corporate finance, and for further academic study in finance.

How to apply
Application deadline:

Our usual overall deadline is 1 August 2020 for entry in September 2020.

The school continues to welcome applications that fulfil our admissions criteria in order 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. Any such decision will be reviewed on a regular basis.

Early application recommended; places may fill before the deadline.

International students

Find out more about becoming a student at Bristol, applying for a visa and the support we offer to international students.

I chose Bristol because of its outstanding academic reputation. It's reassuring to be taught by people who truly love their subject - their passion becomes contagious.

Joyce

REF 2014 results

Please see full REF 2014 results for the University of Bristol; in particular, the scores for subject areas 18 and 19.


Results are from the most recent UK-wide assessment of research quality, conducted by HEFCE. More about REF 2014 results.

Open days and visits

Find out more about opportunities to visit Bristol.

Register to attend our postgraduate open day, 20 November 2019.

Get in touch

Enquiries Team Phone: +44 (0) 117 394 1649 Email: choosebristol-pg@bristol.ac.uk

http://www.bristol.ac.uk/efm/

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Important disclaimer information about our programmes.

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