MSc Financial Economics
Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences
Train to be a professional economist to understand and apply powerful economics techniques that make a real difference to the outside world.
About the course
|September 2016 start||
Course description 2016
This course prepares you for a career as an applied economist in commerce, financial institutions and markets, government or academia. You can choose an area to specialise in.
There are computer practicals, lectures, seminars, surgeries and workshops. You're assessed on essays, project work and exams. The dissertation gives you the chance to conduct your own research.
|September 2017 start||
Course description 2017
This course enables you to specialise in financial economics and managing assets whilst also being flexible to choose other finance or economic modules.
It will prepare you for a career in financial corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets.
Examples of optional modules
A good 2:1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. We’ll also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
If you'd like to know more about any aspect of our courses, contact us:
Mrs Louise Harte
The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.