Financial Economics (MSc)

University of Birmingham the United Kingdom

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The award
MSc

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 12780 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 17820 per year

All study options

About Financial Economics at University of Birmingham

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.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 12780 per yearInternational course feesGBP 17820 per year

Entry requirements

Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

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