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The award
MSc

How long you will study
12 Months

Domestic course fees
GBP 4500

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
October

International course fees
GBP 10000

All study options

About Financial Economics at University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter

This programme provides a rigorous treatment of the theory and practice of Financial Economics, along with training in the techniques relevant to economic and financial decision-making. For some of the advantages of choosing Exeter, see Economics at Exeter.

The MSc in Financial Economics acts as a springboard into a successful career as an Economist. Whether you’re looking to work in the Civil Service, for a leading bank, a multinational organisation or an insurance company, this programme can help you achieve your aims. It is also an ideal choice for anybody who sees his or her future as an analyst for a major investment company.

Based full-time at the Streatham Campus over a 12-month period, the programme is designed to give you an understanding of economic and financial theory, together with specialist econometric and mathematical techniques. It provides a platform for economics students with a particular interest in finance and will also be of interest to applicants who are already practicing economists or have Work experience in the financial sector. Completion of the MSc in Financial Economics can also be a foundation for progression onto a research degree.

At the heart of the programme are core modules in financial theory, plus a choice of further options in Finance, Economics or Econometrics. Alongside the formal lecture programme, you will be able to participate in the Economics Seminar Series. The summer dissertation represents your chance to carry out original research in financial Economics.

The second semester also includes a seminar where, as part of a group, you read and analyse an important academic paper in depth, and present it to the other students.

You proceed to a dissertation that is completed over the last 3 months of the MSc programme. This involves producing a piece of independent research typically related to an aspect of finance under the supervision of a member of staff that whose research is related to the your own interests. The dissertation is supported by a dissertation workshop that provides guidance on how to develop a research project.

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 study12 months
    Course startsOctoberDomestic course feesGBP 4500International course feesGBP 10000

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter to find course entry requirements.

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