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International Economics and Finance MSc

International Economics and Finance MSc

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Full time


12 months

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

International Economics Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


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:


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.


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).


The module covers essential material from probability theory, data description, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis with a particular focus on the analysis of cross-sectional data.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


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.

University information

Newcastle University is a world-leading university, advancing knowledge, providing creative solutions and solving global problems. The university is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group, one of 24 leading research-intensive UK universities. In recent years, Newcastle University has also developed a presence in two similarly vibrant and globally connected locations, Singapore and Malaysia. These provide opportunities for global...more