MSc Financial Economics

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    MSc 1 year full-time

Course Description

Finance and economics are key to understanding how businesses operate governments implement policies and countries compete with each other. This course gives you the personal and professional skills you need to be a key player in today’s global knowledge-based economic landscape.

This course provides you with an intimate understanding of the structural issues economies face and the way they are being realised in the modern world through the dominance of financial institutions. You study the related areas of economics financial markets and portfolio management; accounting and finance; and strategic management gaining advanced knowledge of financial organisations and government policies alongside the critical capability to apply theory to complex current issues.

Every taught unit on this course is delivered in a six-week block with six entry points through the year allowing you to start at a time that suits you.

Why choose this course?

  • Undertake a work placement with the opportunity to work on a live project
  • Gain access to our Eikon facility an industry-standard platform for investment and trading
  • Explore your enterprise creativity and independence – the skills required by employers - through your dissertation unit
  • Benefit from studying with a Business School that has partners across the world enabling you to develop the cross-cultural perspectives essential to organisations operating in global markets

Entry Requirements

UK applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent.

EU/International applicants please visit website for details.

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Programme Funding

There are numerous sources of funding available for postgraduate students, both from external sources such as the Government and from the University.

Student Destinations

You will have the skills needed to take up opportunities in banking and finance or the public sector. Career paths include research and analysis; financial risk analysis; and economics and research.

This course is an appropriate foundation for further academic study at either MPhil or PhD level.

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