M.Sc. International Finance & Economic

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR18200 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English ( Find a course )
University of Glasgow | Glasgow , United Kingdom
This programme offers training in the core areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics and financial economics. It has a specific international macroeconomic and financial economics slant. Basic econometrics International finance and money Macroeconomics Microeconomics. Modelling and forecasting financial markets Research methods and dissertation training.


  • 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%.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 18200 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 8750 Year (EEA)

Fees vary and may differ from the above for some programmes. All fees are in British Pounds and any amounts in Euros are for indicative purposes only. Check http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_194348_en.pdf for details.

Start date
Duration full-time 12 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

  • MSc: 12 months full-time

Teaching is based on formal lectures which also allow opportunities for class discussion. More technical subjects are supported by weekly or fortnightly small tutorials, which provide opportunities for you to engage with some issues or questions in a group format. Some courses also involve lab sessions with students using specialised software, for instance in the study of econometrics.

You will take five compulsory courses and select two optional courses from the list below. MSc candidates also write a dissertation.

Compulsory courses

  • Basic econometrics (or Modelling and forecasting financial markets subject to the approval of the programme director)
  • International finance and money
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics.
  • Modelling and forecasting financial markets (for students who are not required to take basic econometrics)
  • Research methods and dissertation training.

Optional courses

  • Economic fundamentals and financial markets
  • Financial institutions and markets in developing countries
  • Financial sector stability and growth
  • International trade
  • Modelling and forecasting financial markets (if not taken as a compulsory course)
  • Money, finance and growth
  • Public finance.

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find English courses on Language Learning Portal.

CAE score
193(Grade B)


Applicants for the programme should have at least a 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent non-UK degree. Normally, this should be a degree in economics or a joint degree containing a significant amount of economics (normally, at least four credit courses in economics) and at least one course in econometrics or statistics.

If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level http://www.gla.ac.uk/international/englishlanguagerequirements/

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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