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SWANSEA UNIVERSITY

Sketty , Wales ,United Kingdom

Economics and Finance, MSc

Do you want a high-flying career in finance, economic consultancy or trading and investments? Are you a great communicator with strong analytical skills? Whether you want to work in the city, or other major world financial centres, this degree will give you a kick start into an amazing highly paid career.

The MSc Economics and Finance programme at Swansea University aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in many of the key concepts, modelling approaches and research techniques deployed in key areas of economics, which also have important applications within finance.  

The programme is designed for graduates in economics related subject areas who are looking for an advanced programme to enhance their career or explore further research opportunities.

Blending advanced economic theory and practices with relevant finance topics, this programme will prepare you for a finance-focused career anywhere in the world.

Campus Information

Bay Campus

Travelling west on the M4 leave the motorway at junction 42 and follow signs for Swansea on the A483 (Fabian Way). The Bay Campus is situated to the left-hand side of Fabian Way and the main entrance is controlled by traffic lights. There is a Visitors’ Car Park immediately to the left of the main entrance. There is a large Park and Ride facility located at Fabian Way, which is a short distance from the Bay Campus.

Intakes

  • Oct
  • Jan
  • April
  • July
  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Students must attain a minimum 2:2 (or overseas equivalent) in an economics related undergraduate degree. While a prior degree in Economics is expected, students with a background in a mathematically oriented subject area will be eligible for consideration, such as chemistry, maths, computer science, engineering, physics, finance or statistics.

Non-native English speakers must achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no component less than 5.5.

India

  • Bachelor: 60%; or
  • CGPA 6.7 (10 point system); or
  • CGPA 6 (7 point system); or
  • CGPA 3 (4 point system)

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 18450 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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