Finance (Major - Economic Policy)

University of London

M.Sc. Online
24 months
10500 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Finance (Major - Economic Policy) programme from University of London deepens your understanding of banks and financial markets, and how they relate to economic performance. It will help you to advance your career in finance and policy.


Because finance is so wide ranging, the degree allows you to choose between four majors:

  • Economic Policy
  • Banking
  • Financial Sector Management
  • Quantitative Finance

The four pathways of the MSc Finance allow you to select a study path best suited to your objectives and skills.

The Finance (Major - Economic Policy) programme from University of London is designed for postgraduates who wish to enter the banking sector and professionals who seek greater knowledge of financial management for competitive advantages. Discover more about core banking activities, retirement and financial planning, commercial credit and factoring, and liquidity and risk management.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this programme you will be well prepared for senior positions in governments, central banks, other public organisations, international institutions and consultancy. You will also acquire the requisite skills for roles in higher education and research institutions.

"The curriculum helped me understand the importance of economic and government policies in supporting sustainable economic growth and the resulting welfare of a society. Almost every day, I find that I apply some element from the programme to decisions and topics arising in my job."

Wylie Tolette

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In some countries, qualifications earned by distance and flexible learning may not be recognised by certain authorities or regulators for the purposes of public sector employment or further study. We advise you to explore the local recognition status before you register, even if you plan to receive support from a local teaching institution.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Banking and capital markets
  • International finance
  • Macroeconomic policy and financial markets
  • Microeconomic principles and policy
  • Public financial management: revenue
  • The International Monetary Fund and economic policy

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Application deadlinesSeptember | November | February |May




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need either a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. finance, economics) from an institution acceptable to the University or relevant education and work experience that comprises suitable training for the programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Single Module: £1,750


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Finance (Major - Economic Policy)
University of London


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