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MSc International Finance & Economics

This course is ideal for graduates who want to change subjects or career direction. It has been developed with two key features in mind – the development of strong economic and finance skills, and the ability to apply them into practice.

  • Delivery:
    Full time according to Funding Council definitions, Sandwich (Thick) out of college.

Why study MSc International Finance and Economics at BU? 

  • Get career ready by developing highly employable personal skills such as, objective analysis persuasion, negotiation and communication expertise 
  • Learn from an expanding team of dynamic educators and researchers from around the world  
  • Undertake a significant piece of self-managed research in an area that interests you in relation to your course 
  • Enter a career in roles such as Market Analyst, Financial Consultant or Portfolio Manager 
  • Study alongside a diverse portfolio of international students 
  • Enhance your employability with an optional 30-week placement overseas or in the UK, with Bournemouth being home to many large financial companies such as J.P.Morgan and Barclay. 

Find out more about the content of this course.

Course accreditation

This course is delivered by the AACSB-accredited Business School, an accreditation attained by fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide. It recognises our focus on excellence in all areas.  

Key information

Next start date:

September 2021, January 2022, September 2022

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

September: 1 year full-time. January: 16 months full-time; 2 years with optional 30-week work placement

Accreditations:

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Required subjects:

All subjects considered

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 or equivalent in any subject. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

Your application

For International Finance & Economics we are looking for applicants who:

  • Have good analytical and decision-making skills
  • Show an enthusiasm to the subject area
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills.

Entry requirements

Placements

An exciting and valuable part of your studies with us is the opportunity to gain valuable experience through full-time paid industrial placements, for a minimum of 30 weeks. You will have the option to start your placement when the taught units of the course are finished, before the dissertation.

Careers

Costs and fees

You can find full information about the deposits required and how to pay your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the Postgraduate Loan (subject to fee status).

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. 

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that teaching staff can change.

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