Our International Economics and Finance MSc provides a postgraduate conversion course in finance. The course is for graduates from non-finance related subjects. A distinctive feature of the course is the international perspective on the role of finance and monetary policy.
You will learn to understand and analyse: international finance markets, the international trading system, the role played by key supranational institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Trade Organization (WTO).
The behaviour of public and private sector organisations is significantly influenced by international economic developments in financial and goods markets. As a result, there is a demand in the market for individuals with a: comprehensive understanding of economic and financial theory, policy dimensions within an open economy context.
You will develop a comprehensive set of technical and quantitative skills that are highly regarded in the private sector.
A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of: basic calculus, probability theory, statistical inference.If this is not evident from your transcripts, please use your personal statement to give details of your mathematical knowledge. To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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