MSc Economics, Finance and Management

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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 2021

Programme overview

Suitable for graduates with any degree who have some quantitative training, this interdisciplinary programme provides comprehensive training across the business-relevant disciplines with a strong focus on real-world applications. The programme gives you with knowledge and skills to address the strategic challenges that face modern businesses and organisations that operate in competitive national and global markets. 

Second term courses are grouped into two pathways – Strategy and Business or International Economics and Finance – or students have the flexibility to choose their own units.

Fees for 2021/22

We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2021/22 are as follows:

UK: full-time
£14,800
Overseas (including EU): full-time
£27,000
Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time
£14,800

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 2021/22

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

Programme structure

After completing core units in economics, finance and management, in the second term you can choose your own mix of optional units or you can specialise in either Strategy and Business, or International Economics and Finance. All students are equipped with the necessary skills in data analysis to allow you to complete a project-based dissertation of up to 15,000 words. Dissertation topics build directly on what you learn in your optional units.

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

Entry requirements

An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification) that demonstrates mathematical ability.

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 prepares students for a wide range of future careers. The strategy and business pathway is designed for students aiming for consultancy and management roles, while the international economics and finance pathway is relevant to careers in banking and financial institutions. Recent graduate destinations include China Merchants Bank, KPMG, Ocado Group and Lloyds.

How to apply
Application deadline:

31 July 2021 for International applicants. 19 August 2021 for UK applicants. Early applications recommended; places may fill before the deadline. As students from different regions tend to apply at different points in the application period, applications from some regions may close earlier in the year.

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Find out more about studying with us or request a prospectus.

Get in touch

Contact details

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

School website: School of Economics

International students

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

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.

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