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The Economics and Finance programme offered by the University of Leeds provides an opportunity to combine an understanding of sophisticated economic theory with advanced finance concepts. 


You’ll look at micro and macroeconomics and the methodology of econometric research, whilst acquiring a solid grounding in corporate finance and the financial economics tools commonly used in financial services, quantitative investment analysis and research.

The Economics and Finance programme offered by the University of Leeds is developed and delivered by highly qualified staff with research and consultancy expertise. You’ll take an open-minded approach to economic problems, studying current mainstream theory and applied techniques alongside a range of alternative critical perspectives, equipping you to meet the growing demand for economics that has global impact, real-world application, and the power to influence change.


This course will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills to pursue a career in finance and economics and certifies your abilities for prospective employers.

You’ll develop specific financial, mathematical, data analysis and research skills, whilst also enhancing your communication, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills. Our graduates are well positioned to use their knowledge and experience to tackle key global challenges and are well placed for a range of careers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Econometrics
  • Economics Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) with a background in economics, finance or accounting. 
  • A strong grounding in quantitative subjects with high grades is essential. 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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