MSc Finance & Economics

Discover how to apply your economics knowledge to finance with our MSc Finance & Economics

Explore the most advanced tools in finance and use your economics background as a springboard to increase your career options. Benefit from the combined approach of Warwick Business School and the Department of Economics, two of the University of Warwick’s top departments.  

This course is ideal for you if you already have a strong grounding in economics, are highly numerate, and want to learn to apply your knowledge to finance. You will be considering jobs in the City or in the capital markets of your own country, in areas such as asset management, corporate finance, trading, financial regulation, and economic and financial consulting and central banking.  

As the anticipation of jobs being challenged by Artificial Intelligence becomes a reality, we aim to share the skills and depth of understanding needed to design, develop, and supervise these new forms of financial intelligence. 

In line with the CFA curriculum we have launched a new module on Ethics, Financial Regulation and Corporate Governance, offering you the opportunity to study with a European business school partner. 

WBS and the Department of Economics benefit from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers, and this course has benefited from industry recommendations. 

This course is now closed for our 2022 intake. Applications for our 2023 intake will open in October 2022 – we recommend applying early due to a highly competitive selection process.

  • Application Deadline Closed for 2022 entry
  • Start Date September 2022
  • Duration 1 year
  • Location Warwick Campus
  • Format Full-time
  • UK Fees £31,000 *
  • EU/International Fees £36,000 *

* See fees and funding for fees breakdown.

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13 Nationalities (2021 cohort)
Students
62 Cohort size
23 Average age

Benefits

  • A unique chance to be taught by two top academic departments to gain a deep insight into both Finance and Economics 

  • CFA Affiliated University 

  • Apply to the QTEM Masters Network Program and spend up to an additional 12 months studying at one or two International Academic Partners, completing an internship, and taking part in a global Data Challenge with fellow QTEM students 

  • Dedicated careers coaching by specialists in the Finance industry, and economics and finance-related roles 

  • Elective modules to help you specialise, or explore areas outside of your comfort zone. 

What our graduates do
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My course gave me a foundation of financial knowledge which I've applied throughout my career at PwC."
Sofia Asatridi Management Consultant, PwC,
MSc Finance & Economics (2011 - 2012)
Student experiences
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WBS offers me international exposure and great employment and further study opportunities."
Robert Palasik MSc Finance & Economics (2016 - 2017)
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