The aim of this programme is to take students with a prior knowledge of economics and give them a thorough grounding in theoretical and applied finance. The programme provides the essential postgraduate skills to those wishing to follow careers in areas associated with finance and economics, as well as those wishing to pursue further research.
Either (i) an upper second class degree, primarily in Economics, from a UK university, or (ii) the equivalent from a non-UK university.
There is further information on individual modules in the module list section.
Compulsory core components:
In addition, you can choose 20 credits of options from:
Category 1 modules:
Category 2 modules:
NOTES: Timetabling should permit any choice of category “1" options although it might rule out some combinations from category “2" options.
Students may be allowed to take one optional unit in environmental economics offered by the Environment Department. Students wishing to do so must first ask their MS. Director and the Environment Department's MSc Director for permission, which is not automatic.
MSc in Economics and Finance
The department has an excellent reputation in both research and teaching. All staff in the department are dedicated and many are internationally famous specialists in a range of economic topics. My course provides essential skills for postgraduate study, and enables me to have a thorough grounding in theoretical and applied economics and finance.