12 months
24000 GBP/year
12600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Finance MSc from Newcastle University helps you understand and analyse international financial markets, institutions and strategies of investors. 

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The financial services sector has experienced worldwide growth. This has increased the demand for students with specialist skills and competencies in finance. This course will suit you if you are interested in the following careers:

  • investment banking
  • financial research
  • financial trading

Your Finance studies will include:

  • financial markets and institutions
  • the management of the asset-specific company and country risk

We'll encourage you to engage with contemporary debates. This should be related to the operation of financial markets and institutions. You'll learn about the types and function of financial markets. Such as:

  • stock
  • bond
  • foreign exchange
  • derivative markets

You'll benefit from our status as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner. Through self-study, you'll complete the Bloomberg Market Concepts certificate. This gives you an interactive introduction to the financial markets.

Your development

Graduates from this course have undertaken various roles including:

  • assistant chief financial officer
  • financial analyst
  • accountant
  • financial trader
  • auditor
  • investment analyst
  • risk analyst
  • controller
  • PhD candidate


This course prepares you for a wide range of careers with employers, such as:

  • KPMG
  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
  • PwC
  • Accenture
  • Santander UK
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Kingston Smith LLP
  • HongRun Shanghai Financial Leasing Co. Ltd.
  • Buss Group
  • Moore Kingston Smith LLP


Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University. We have over 3,500 students representing over 83 nationalities. This valuable network extends beyond our current students to include:

  • regional, nationality and international leaders
  • alumni
  • leading professionals and practitioners from industry

The Business School is based in a building within the Newcastle Helix development – Newcastle's emerging business district.

Our facilities provide:

  • a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city
  • Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs
  • four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space
  • a dedicated Hub, Base, and Lounge providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas
  • a contemporary café

Find out more about Newcastle University Business School

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Financial Theory
  • Research Methods in Economics and Finance
  • Dissertation
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. Your transcripts need need to show an understanding of:

  • basic calculus
  • probability theory
  • statistical inference

You can use your personal statement to show your mathematical knowledge if it is not clear from your transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    12600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12600 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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