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|
|Start date||September 2022|
Suitable for graduates in economics, finance or a highly quantitative discipline, this programme combines advanced training in economics and econometrics with the chance to build expertise in finance. You will apply knowledge and techniques from both fields to areas such as financial markets and corporate finance, preparing you for a career in the banking industry or financial sector. Recent graduate destinations include Aviva Asia, British-American Tobacco, JLL and China Grand Enterprises.
Fees for 2022/23
We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2022/23 are as follows:
- UK: full-time
- Overseas: full-time
Following the recent changes to fee assessment regulation, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students will no longer be charged a separate tuition fee. From the 2021/22 academic year they will be charged the same fees as Home students.
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.
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 2022/23
Further information on funding for prospective UK, EU and international postgraduate students.
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.
A strong upper second-class honours (65% or above) degree (or international equivalent) in finance, accounting, economics, business, mathematics or another quantitative subject, such as engineering, physics or computing. Evidence of strong performance in Economics and Mathematics related modules will also be required.
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:
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.
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.
29 July 2022 for international applicants. 12 August 2022 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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