Study MSc Economics, Accounting and Finance

The programme is designed for students who wish to emphasise Finance and Economics subjects in their MSc programme. In the first term students receive an intensive introduction to economics, finance and accounting that prepares them for the more advanced units taught in the second term. The MSc is completed by a project-based dissertation.

    Programme Structure

    First Term:

  • Economics for Finance and Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • International Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods for Economics, Finance and Management

    Second Term:

Two options chosen from the Economics subject area, one option chosen from the Accounting subject area and one option from the Finance subject area.

Economics options:

  • Growth, Trade and Structural Change
  • Industrial Economics
  • International Business
  • Introduction to Business and Economic Forecasting
  • Introduction to Development Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Personnel Economics

Accounting options:

  • Accountability and Accounting for Sustainability
  • Accounting and Capital Markets
  • Accounting Theory, Scandals and Standards
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Strategic Management Accounting

Finance options:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets and Investment
  • International Finance

    Third Term and Vacation:

The MSc is completed with a project-based dissertation. A choice of dissertation subject areas is provided and students choose their specific topic from one of these broader areas. Many of the dissertations are literature-based and students are expected to acquire and use literature search skills using a range of electronic and traditional sources.