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MSc - Master of Science
Economics Finance / Accounting (General)
Combining core economics with relevant finance topics, this course is ideal preparation for a finance-focused career.
If you are considering work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank, our MSc Economics and Finance is for you.
This specialist master’s brings together a compelling combination of training in advanced economic theory with relevant finance units.
Starting with a comprehensive refresher course in essential maths and economics skills, we will go on to explore how economics can be used to help address real financial issues such as the global financial crisis.
You will use a deeper understanding of economic theory to gain additional insights into these events, and we will support your investigations with rigorous training in econometrics to allow you to interpret and analyse empirical data effectively. The dissertation will give you the chance to work with one of our experienced lecturers on a topic of your interest and apply your knowledge to a specific problem.
Our students have explored topics as wide-ranging as the potential impact of Brexit on the UK financial services sector to the effects of microfinance on poverty reduction in rural China. We offer a series of dissertation workshops in semester two to help you develop your research skills.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Learning and teaching
Our teaching staff are active researchers and regularly publish in top economic journals. You'll benefit from their economic expertise.
This course is designed to give you the in-depth knowledge and skills needed to secure work in a financial institution, consultancy, ministry of finance or economics, or central bank. It is also suitable if you're considering doctoral study. Our graduates have excellent employment prospects. Recent students have progressed onto prestigious jobs around the world, including:
Others have opted to continue their academic studies and complete a PhD.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above; To apply for this course you should have an undergraduate degree in economics or an appropriate quantitative subject such as engineering, computer science, mathematics or physics.
The University of Bath is one of the UK’s most prestigious institutions, consistently ranking among the top 10 in the country, with an international reputation for excellence. The university upholds an extremely high standard of teaching and is a world-leading research centre, employing an innovative approach to education which aims to foster enterprise and leadership. Bath fosters an inclusive and supportive learning community, comprised of...more
Online | 30 months | JAN-23