International students

Finance and Economics

This pathway offers international and EU students progression to postgraduate study in the School of Economics and Finance. All of your modules will be taught by our expert academic staff, and you’ll have full access to all student facilities, including welfare, library, social and sport. 


Key Details

Award GradDip
Tuition Fee £16,950
Start Date September 2020/January 2021
Academic Requirements Click here for further details
Apply September Apply January 

 

Progression Degrees

See the drop down menu below for a full list of the programmes you can progress onto following successful completion of the Finance and Economics pathway.

To find out more details on the Masters programme you will progress to, please visit our Postgraduate coursefinder.

You will need to meet specific requirements to progress onto your Master’s degree programme. For further details, please refer to the Progression Requirements: PMP Progression [PDF 516KB]

Progression Degrees

  • MSc Accounting & Finance
  • MSc Banking & Finance
  • MSc Behavioural Finance
  • MSc Behavioural Finance (CFA Pathway)
  • MSc Business Analytics
  • MSc Corporate Finance
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Finance (CFA Pathway)
  • MSc International Business
  • MSc International Financial Management
  • MSc Investment Banking
  • MSc Investment Banking (CFA Pathway)
  • MSc Investment & Finance
  • MSc Wealth Management

Progression to other Masters programmes considered on a case by case basis.

Entry Requirements and Applying

English Language

IELTS 5.5 overall including 5.5 in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.

Find out more about our English language entry requirements, including the types of test we accept and the scores needed for entry to the programme.

Degree

  • At least a pass in a full first degree that is equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree
  • Any degree subject can be considered but students must have a satisfactory existing level of Mathematics, Statistics or Quantitative Methods. We welcome students from a variety of disciplines, including Accountancy, Mathematics, Statistics, Sciences, Computing, Engineering, Economics and Finance. Students from less quantitatively oriented degrees, such as Business, Management and Politics, are also welcome if they have focused on more quantitative elements of those degrees
  • We expect applicants to have passed all final year modules. Awards with failed modules in the final year of academic study will be considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the academic department

 

Diploma of Higher Education

  • A UK Diploma of Higher Education (Level 5) with at least 55% overall, or the overseas equivalent
  • Any subject can be considered but students must have a satisfactory existing level of Mathematics, Statistics or Quantitative Methods. We welcome students from a variety of disciplines, including Accountancy, Mathematics, Statistics, Sciences, Computing, Engineering, Economics and Finance. Students from less quantitatively oriented subjects, such as Business, Management and Politics, are also welcome if they have focused on more quantitative elements of those disciplines
  • We expect applicants to have passed all final year modules. Awards with failed modules in the final year of academic study will be considered on a case by case basis at the discretion of the academic department

For country specific entry requirements, please click here.

Course Structure

Term dates (2020-2021)

September start: 14/09/2020 - 04/06/2021

January start: 25/01/2021 - 30/07/2021

Alongside the three Academic Subject modules, you will also study three Academic English and Research Skills modules.

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Topics in Econometrics

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

  • English language and study skills
  • Research Methods
  • Independent Research Project

Please note that all modules are subject to change.

In the past I never thought the English course would be useful. However, I found my reading and writing skills and the way I think and understand is now very different from the past.
— Zijian Zhou, Graduate Diploma in Finance and Economics (2017)