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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. 

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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 theoretical and applied techniques alongside a range of alternative critical perspectives, equipping you to meet the growing demand for economics that can address and resolve real-world problems. 

Commentary and coverage in the media has highlighted the need for more philosophical discussion about how best to approach economics. Leeds University Business School has been recognised in The Economist as one of the few universities in the UK offering a 'model' for this approach. The University also hosts the Applied Institute of Research in Economics.


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. It also provides a sound basis for you to study at PhD level.

Graduates of the MSc Economics and Finance at University of Leeds have careers worldwide as advisers, researchers and quantitative analysts in economic and financial institutions, consultancy and public service.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Finance
  • International Banking and Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Econometrics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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. 

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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