MSc Financial Economics / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 12 Months. [Full-Time] 24 Months [Part-Time]
- Entry requirements
A UK 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics, finance, mathematics or a related subject with economic theory, mathematics and econometrics studied at a high level.
Applicants with a 2:1 in a less technical economics degree, with for example economic theory only studied to intermediate level, or a 2:2 in a technical economics degree may be considered for entry onto the MA Economics.
MATHS & STATS PREPARATION
1. Please visit our Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Economics page where you will find information about the minimum level of knowledge of mathematics and statistics that you should possess from your current or previous training.
2. On the same website, please look at the details and content of our Pre-Session course on mathematics and statistics which builds on the knowledge resumed in (1) and which is designed to equip you with further technical skills that you will require before starting your programme. Attending this course is mandatory and is offered free of charge. The course will run during induction week and we recommend that you spend some time between now and September 2015 studying and familiarising yourself with the course material on the website, especially if you might not be able to attend the course.
- How to apply
- Apply online
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- You are keen to apply your interest and skills in economics to the study of financial markets
- You want to combine a rigorous training in core economics with a solid introduction to the key theoretical techniques used in finance
- You plan to work as a portfolio manager, risk management consultant, or financial analyst
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £11,500
International students (per annum): £19,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £5,750
International students (per annum): £9,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Please see the School's funding page for further information.
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