Postgraduate

Int Economics and Finance MSc

International Economics and Finance MSc

Full time: 12 months

Profile

Our International Economics and Finance MSc will suit you if you have a non-financial background. It is also for those interested in a management career with an emphasis on finance and international economics.

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About this course

The behaviour of public and private sector organisations is significantly influenced by international economic developments in the financial and goods markets. As a result, there is a demand in the market for individuals with a comprehensive understanding of:

  • economic and financial theory
  • policy dimensions within an open economy context

This course will suit motivated students who want to pursue careers in:

  • investment banking
  • financial research
  • financial trading

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Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

Modules for 2019 entry

Module changes

Module changes

Modules change annually to take account of:

  • changing staff expertise
  • developments in the discipline
  • the requirements of external bodies and partners
  • student feedback.

Most module information for 2020 entry will be available from the end of May 2020.

Careers

Curious about what our graduates have gone on to do? Find out about opportunities they’ve pursued, and how we can help you develop your career.

Career development

The course is excellent preparation for work in multinational enterprises in roles dealing with:

  • exporting or foreign investment decisions
  • foreign exchange risk management
  • portfolio fund management
  • financial services
  • banking
  • regulatory bodies
  • corporate finance and consultancy

It also provides preliminary training if you wish to pursue further research in view of a career in research institutions or central banks.

Graduate destinations

Graduates from the course have undertaken various roles including:

  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • CFO
  • Leading Liquidity Manager
  • Strategic Marketing Analyst
  • Broker
  • Accountant
  • Trainee Actuary
  • Trainee Investment Manager

Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service will help you to explore your options and make informed choices to achieve your career goals.

Work experience

Work experience placements are a great way to develop relevant skills to excel in your chosen career.

Find out about paid and unpaid work experience options and other ways you can add to your degree.

Fees & Funding

2020-2021 fees

The fees displayed here are per course.

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UK

Full time: £10,200

EU

Full time: £10,200

International

Full time: £21,600

Find out more about our tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts.

EU students starting at Newcastle in 2020 will pay the UK (Home) tuition fee for the full duration of their course.

Funding opportunities

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Your transcripts need need to show an understanding of:

  • basic calculus
  • probability theory
  • statistical inference

You can use your personal statement to show your mathematical knowledge if it is not clear from your transcripts.

Find out the equivalent qualifications for your country.

Use the drop down above to find your country. If your country isn't listed please email: international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

English Language Requirements

Select an English language test from the list to view our English language entry requirements.

Please email us at international.recruitment@ncl.ac.uk for further information.

If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course. 

How to Apply

You apply online, track your application and contact the admissions team via our applicant portal. Our step by step guide can help you on your way.

Start dates

The course starts in September. There is no application closing date for this course.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Application fee

There is a non-refundable application fee of £50. You need to pay this before we can process your application.

To pay your application fee and make an application please visit our WebStore.

Deposit

If you live outside the UK/EU you must:

  • pay a deposit of £1,500
  • or submit an official letter of sponsorship

The deposit is payable after you receive an offer to study at Newcastle University. The deposit is non-refundable, but is deducted from your tuition fees when you register.