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International Economics and Finance MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

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.

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.

What you'll learn

You will gain an international perspective in the role of finance and monetary policy. You will learn to understand and analyse:

international finance markets
the international trading system
the role played by key supranational institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Trade Organization (WTO)

You will develop a comprehensive set of technical and quantitative skills that are highly regarded in the private sector.

Advanced software

Where possible you will have access to advanced statistical software including:

Eviews
SPSS
Stata
Gauss
MATLAB
SAS
Maple
Minitab

Your development

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

deploy the main analytical techniques in the area of finance and have an advanced capability with some of these techniques
critically assess the quality of the analytical data generated by these techniques
synthesise and present relevant data, conclusions and recommendations to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
exercise responsibility and leadership in group projects
apply knowledge, skills and understanding to complex issues within finance and related industries.

Accreditation

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 3

    22nd out of 78 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    150 68%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    153 69%

    24th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    72nd

    19

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