12 months
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About

The MSc in Quantitative Financial Economics offered by the University of East Anglia gives you general training in economics, while specialising in the area of quantitative finance. It’ll also give you a firm grasp of some of the methods, models and techniques used by firms in the financial services sector and beyond. 

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Overview

The core of the Quantitative Financial Economics course offered by the University of East Anglia  consists of compulsory modules including Economic Concepts and Financial Econometrics. Alongside this you’ll study international finance and topics such as theories of exchange rate determination. You’ll also explore how financial markets work, with a technical module involving the study of financial models that can explain equilibrium asset prices and the term structure of interest rates.

You’ll discover the area of risk management and trading, with a module that includes an introduction to techniques designed to measure market and credit risk. You’ll also gain an insight into how trader behaviour contributes to bubbles and crashes.

Towards the end of your 12 months with us, you’ll write a dissertation on an area that most interests you in this field, which will be supervised by a member of the School of Economics.

We also offer additional support to help you get the most from your Master’s. This includes an optional, intensive pre-sessional course in the fortnight before your programme begins in September. This courseincorporates an introduction to the specialist econometric software that you’ll use in your MSc programme. While not compulsory, we strongly recommend you take advantage of this fantastic opportunity.

Careers

Upon completing this MSc you can pursue a variety of careers in a wide range of financial professions, including the roles of financial or market analyst.

Past graduates from the School of Economics have gone on to work for HM Treasury, the Home Office, Bank of England, Aviva, Barclays, M+A Partners, BDO, Deloitte, Ernst and Young, Goldman Sachs, Grant Thornton, HSBC, JP Morgan, KPMG, Lloyds, PwC and Santander amongst others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Concepts 
  • Economics Dissertation 
  • Financial Econometrics 
  • Financial Markets 
  • International Finance 
  • Risk Management and Trading 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Subject Any Subject
  • Degree Classification 2.2 or equivalent
  • Applicants should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norwich

609 - 1044 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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