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 finance. Combining generic and specialist financial modules, the programme offers a comprehensive grounding in financial markets and banking from an economics perspective.
The programme will be primarily targeted at students with an undergraduate degree in an economics-based degree but with a desire to obtain a technical training relevant for the world of finance. With its blend of generic modules and specialist financial modules, MSc Financial Economics would be ideal for individuals wishing to embark on a career in the finance industry. This course will give students an insight into financial markets and the world of banking from an economics perspective.
Students will gain an advanced training in general economics, ranging from microeconomics to macroeconomics, and in the principles of finance. They will be able to formulate modules mathematically and to undertake advanced econometric analysis, with emphasis placed on applying the knowledge to areas of finance.