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Economics, Banking and Finance

M.Sc.
12 months
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23500 GBP/year
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This Economics, Banking and Finance programme at the University of Glasgow focuses on the economic analysis of financial and banking issues. It is aimed at policymakers, postgraduate students who are interested in financial markets, or those who work in financial institutions and government organisations.

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Overview

Why study the  Economics, Banking and Finance programme at the University of Glasgow ?

Economics, Banking & Finance will provide you with an excellent understanding of

  • core issues in open economy macroeconomics, including current account imbalances, exchange rate determination, and monetary policy
  • the empirical performance of economic models of exchange rates, including modern models based on Taylor rules
  • key challenges that face policymakers in the global economy
  • how financial markets and intermediaries influence economic growth and development
  • how financial resources can enhance economic welfare
  • how the three main elements of the financial systems operate: banks, bond market, and stock market.

You will be taught by specialists in the field who work regularly with global central banks and policymaking institutions around the world.

You will have access to exclusive computer labs which feature specialist financial and statistical software programmes, including Bloomberg terminals, prestigious financial databases, Matlab, EViews, Stata and Oxmetrics Enterprise.

You will develop the essential concepts, analytical skills and critical thinking you require to start or enhance your career in economic policy, and the banking and financial sector worldwide. 

Career

This programme is beneficial if you wish to enter or are already in a profession which requires you to provide economic analysis of financial and banking issues. Recent graduates have been appointed as auditors, economists and strategy & policy analysts for example, in companies such as EY, HSBC and Accenture. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International macroeconomics and policy
  • Modern theory of banking and finance 
  • Monetary policy and the role of central banks
  • Money, finance and growth.
  • Basic econometrics
  • Behavioural economics: theory and applications
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 Honours Degree or equivalent in Economics or a related subject such as Finance, Accounting or Management, with at least 15% of credit-bearing modules in Economics and/or Finance at 2.1 level.
  • Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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