Postgraduate programmes

Development Economics MSc

Emerging and developing economies are fast becoming a force to be reckoned with on the global arena. Formal and technical analysis of these economies is an essential part of continuing Third World development. Specialised courses in development theory, development policy and [more...]

Economics MSc

A deep understanding of economics is key to our continuing function as a global economy, helping to establish successful trade, monetary and welfare policies across our nations. Specialised courses in economic theory and econometrics will give you a sophisticated understanding [more...]

Economics PhD

The Department of Economics in the University of Birmingham enjoys an international reputation for the conduct of research of the highest quality. The PhD programme in Economics is designed to train doctoral researchers to conduct research of high academic merit and to make [more...]

Environmental and Natural Resource Economics MSc

Climate change, deforestation and unsustainable use of resources are all issues at the top of the environmental agenda. An understanding of the interactions between the environment and economics is essential for developing appropriate policies to tackle global issues in the long [more...]

Financial Economics MSc

The fascinating world of banking and financial markets is more than just headlines, it is the lifeblood of our collective global economies. Our MSc is designed for graduates with an economics-based degree, who are seeking to train themselves technically for their career in [more...]

Financial Management MSc

At the heart of every nation’s economy, finance offers a world of interesting, challenging and highly lucrative careers. This makes competition for jobs intense, especially in financial management. Our MSc is designed for graduates with a quantitative background who have [more...]

International Economics MSc

Globalisation of the world’s economy means that international economics plays a fundamental role in a wide variety of careers. The MSc in International Economics is a taught graduate programme that provides specialised and advanced training in international [more...]

International Money and Banking MSc

The correlation between macroeconomics, banking, international finance and financial markets is explored throughout this course, giving you a deep insight and advanced knowledge of the wider world of global business and international finance and financial markets.


Mathematical Finance MSc

This programme, taught jointly by the School of Mathematics and the Department of Economics, provides the skills that will enable technically able graduates (including in mathematics, science and engineering) to apply their quantitative training to financial analysis.

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Money, Banking and Finance MSc

Economics and finance are the drivers of our global prosperity and there is significant worldwide demand for technical expertise in monetary economics and finance. Most graduates from this programme move into highranking careers in global financial centres.

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