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International Finance and Economics MSc

International Finance and Economics MSc

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Full time | University of Sussex | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business / Finance Economics Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

On this MSc, you’ll explore:

  • the impact of finance and financial markets on the wider global economy, including in developing countries
  • the core theoretical concepts in corporate finance, banking, and the management of risk
  • applying models, concepts, and theories to solve financial and macroeconomic problems in research and policy environments
  • the quantitative techniques used in international financial analysis, and how to investigate and interpret results.

You’ll also develop your IT, computing, writing, presentational, communication and team-working skills. In a supervised applied project, you’ll apply the skills you’ve gained and demonstrate them.


The Sussex International Finance and Economics MSc gives you essential skills and knowledge for a career in international finance.

You develop transferable technical and analytical skills that are in demand in the finance industry and learn about the uses of finance in:

  • developed and developing countries
  • financial and monetary economics
  • more technical aspects such as corporate finance and financial econometrics.


This module starts to equip you with the tools of macro-economic, mathematical and statistical analysis necessary for the pursuit of international finance at Masters level. It comprises sections on macro-economics, basic mathematical and statistical methods and the use of appropriate computer packages (currently Stata).

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Entry requirements

Degree requirements: You should have a lower second-class (2.2) undergraduate honours degree or above. Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should show evidence of your ability in either economics or quantitative subjects such as mathematics or statistics. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.