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Economics and International Financial Economics - MSc (Full-Time, 2018 Entry)

Our exciting MSc in Economics and International Financial Economics is designed to link economic theory and empirical economics with the practice of international finance.

The course will provide you with a thorough grounding in advanced core areas of economics, microeconomic and macroeconomic theory, econometrics and research methods, plus the opportunity to specialise in international financial economics, engaging in contemporary theoretical and empirical debates.

Core Modules: 

  • Economic Analysis: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (44 CATS)
  • Quantitative Methods: Econometrics A (50 CATS) or Quantitative Methods: Econometrics B (50 CATS)
  • Dissertation (36 CATS)

Optional Modules:
This programme has optional modules to choose from to allow you to achieve the required credits to successfully complete the award. At a research led institution, optional module lists are subject to change each year to keep the student learning experience current and up-to-date. For the optional modules available in this department please visit the department website.

* The modules mentioned above may be subject to change. Please read our terms and conditions for more detailed information.

Teaching is mainly carried out through lectures and seminars, with an average of 8-10 hours of lectures and 3-5 hours of seminars per week. Your dissertation work will normally be individually supervised on a one-to-one basis and we have an effective personal tutor system providing individual support.

We encourage one-to-one interaction with our world-leading academics and offer optional modules that allow you to specialise in international finance and economics.

For MSc students, assessment is through formal examinations, coursework and an individually supervised research dissertation. Feedback is a vital part of the assessment process, as it helps you to reach your full potential by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your work and the actions needed to develop your understanding and enhance your performance. Feedback is provided in a variety of ways, including: grades and comments on marked work, solutions to problem sets, verbal feedback from tutors and peers in seminars, office hours with academic staff and personal tutor meetings.

Graduate Destinations:

Our postgraduates regularly progress to senior careers working in finance and banking, government public policy settings, in private-sector businesses as specialist economists, in consultancy or in further academic research.

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Essential information


Full-time: 1 year 

Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language requirements

Band A

Department of study


Location of study

University of Warwick

Course fees

Home/EU: £22,970 per year
Overseas: £22,970 per year

Find out more about fees and funding.


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Application information


This information is applicable for 2018 entry.