Financial Economics MSc

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom

financial-economics-msc

Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 28,739

Course Accredited By

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  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
Our MSc in Financial Economics provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation.
  • You will gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts of finance and investment through our core modules. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest in two core modules and through your dissertation.
  • You will gain a strong command of analytical techniques, computing and research methods for problem solving and develop your critical analysis of economic theories and debates. The degree will equip you with confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role.
  • To help you develop the skills that leading employers ask for, and let you see how traders work, we have 16 Bloomberg terminals in the ULSB Trading Room at the School of Business.
  • The MSc in Financial Economics opens up career options as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. The course also prepares you for a PhD in Economics or Finance.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements

  • A good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university in economics or finance.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Semester 1

Modules

  • Theory of Finance
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometric Theory

Semester 2

Core modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Finance

Choose two option modules from:

  • Financial Derivatives 
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Fixed-Income Securities
  • International Money and Finance

Term 3

Modules

  • Research methods and Dissertation
     
  • UK and EU Students 
  • This is the total course fee. 
  • Starting in September 2021
  • MSc: £10,445 
  • If you are resident outside the UK and the Republic of Ireland, you will need to pay a deposit of £2,000 to secure your place. 
  • This will be subtracted from your total tuition fee. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? 
  • Find out if you’re eligible.

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