Master On Campus

Economics, Banking and Finance

Heriot-Watt University

12 months
16728 GBP/year
7552 GBP/year
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MSc Economics, Banking and Finance is a degree at Heriot-Watt University which combines our expertise in Finance and Economics - ranked No.1 in Scotland - as well as our close industry links to the UK's 2nd largest economic and financial hub, Edinburgh.


Our MSc in Economics, Banking and Finance from Heriot-Watt University will give you the chance to develop specialist expertise across three inter-connected and highly influential subject areas. The degree is informed by recent developments in Heriot-Watt’s sector leading research in Economics and Finance.

Key Features 

  • As Heriot-Watt University is situated on the edge of Edinburgh, we have excellent links to the financial sector of Scotland’s capital city, the UK’s second biggest financial and economics hub. We also have close ties to the London Stock Exchange and Bloomberg which provide excellent industry-focused learning opportunities.
  • This masters degree in Economics, Banking and Finance is designed to give you practical, specialist knowledge whilst fine-tuning your professional skills, your research skills and your advanced communication skills. During this course, you will lead on an independent research project of your own and gain insight into the world of international finance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Banking and Money Markets
  • International Banking Institutions and Regulatory Frameworks
  • International Finance
  • Advanced Economics Policy 
  • Capital Markets
  • Principels of Environmental and Energy Economics
  • Corporate Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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There is no official deadline for postgraduate applications.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16728 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16728 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7552 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7552 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time fees:

  • UK/EU: £3,776
  • Overseas: £8,364

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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