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Financial Economics

University of Birmingham

12 months
Duration
21960 GBP/year
14670 GBP/year
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About

The fascinating world of banking and financial markets is more than just headlines, it is the lifeblood of our collective global economies. The Financial Economics programme from the University of Birmingham is designed for graduates with an economics-based degree, who are seeking to train themselves technically for their career in finance.

Overview

With its blend of generic modules and specialist financial modules, this course would be ideal for individuals wishing to embark on a career in the finance industry. The Financial Economics programme is offered by the University of Birmingham.

Your employability options are vast and varied, our strong links with industry mean that rigorous undergraduate academic study is combined with a real practical focus, leading to excellent job opportunities.

Careers in Business

Careers in Business is a dedicated service for postgraduate Business School students. We’ll help you in all aspects of your career management, from planning your job-seeking strategies, applying for jobs, preparing for interviews and assessment centres and developing your essential employability skills. At the start of your programme you will receive an email from our team, giving details of how you can access Careers in Business Online. Please get in touch to find out how our Careers in Business team can support you.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation 
  • Econometrics with Financial Applications
  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Options and Derivatives
  • Theory of Finance
  • Topics in Money and Banking

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 bachelor’s Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline
  • You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have taken at minimum: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics or Statistics, and Mathematics or a Quantitative module at bachelor’s level

Tuition Fee

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    21960 GBP/year
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  • National

    14670 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14670 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government
  • If you're an English-resident, or EU student, you may be eligible for a loan to study a taught or research Masters in any subject. The government-backed student loan will provide up to £10,280

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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