International Finance and Economic Policy, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    19500
    Tuition (Year)
    10200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
The International Finance and Economic Policy programme at the University of Glasgow offers an interdisciplinary training in economics and finance for a career in international finance within the international banking system, international corporations and public sector agencies such as ministries of finance and central banks.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why the International Finance and Economic Policy programme at the University of Glasgow

  • On this programme you will acquire knowledge of banking and public policy, international monetary policy and international financial management.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has been ranked in the top 10% worldwide for economics & finance (RePEc), with two of our academics rated in the top 1%.

Career prospects

As a graduate you will be equipped to pursue careers oriented toward the international economy in central banks, ministries of finance, government agencies, hedge funds, commercial banks, investment banks, consulting firms, rating agencies and international organisations. Recent graduates of this programme work for organisations such as PepsiCo, HSBC and the finance section of local and national governments.

Our dedicated College of Social Sciences Employability Officer works with students to enhance their employability.

Programme Structure

Core courses

  • International corporate finance
  • International macroeconomics and policy
  • International finance and money
  • International financial management.

Sample optional courses

  • Basic econometrics
  • Behavioural economics: theory and applications
  • Financial analysis and equity valuation
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
  • Foreign direct investment and development
  • Growth and development
  • IMF, World Bank and economic growth
  • Intermediate econometrics for applications in financial and development studies
  • International banking and financial markets
  • International trade
  • Modelling and forecasting financial markets
  • Money, finance and growth
  • Project planning, appraisal and implementation
  • Public finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2): 176

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • 2.1 Honours degree in Economics, or a related discipline such as Finance, Accounting or Management, with at least 3 credit-bearing modules in Economics and/or Finance. Students with other qualifications and/or relevant work experience can also be considered.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 19500 International
  • EUR 10200 EU/EEA

Funding

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