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Economics and Finance, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
Economics and Finance offered by University of Brighton provides a solid foundation in economic and financial theory, enabling you to develop the analytical capabilities necessary to deal with complex problems

About

Intro

Economics and Finance offered by University of Brighton will equip you with a thorough grounding in quantitative methods and financial markets analysis. By the end of the course, you will have the skills necessary to use advanced tools and quantitative techniques to appraise financial opportunities.

This course is part of our Finance MSc programme. All students complete the same core finance modules, then from the end of the first term you will be able to tailor the course to your individual strengths and career aspirations through option modules and the option to specialise in one of five areas. 

Career prospects 

A postgraduate qualification from Brighton Business School will help you to specialise and stand out in today's highly competitive job market.

Our Economics and Finance MSc opens up a wide range of career paths. Many graduates will find employment in the financial sector but the course is an excellent preparation for a career in economic consultancy, the public sector or international development institutions.

Programme Structure

Core modules:
  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Financial Theory and Practice
  • Research methodologies for Finance and Economics
  • Dissertation 
  • Advanced Financial Mathematics
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Risk Management
  • International Portfolio Management
  • Issues in Financial Accounting

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
            • Full-time duration 12 months
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

          You need the following IELTS score:

          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

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          Academic Requirements

          Normally a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject is required. Work experience is useful but not essential. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications may be considered. If you are unsure whether you meet the entry requirements then please contact us.International students who need help meeting the academic entry requirements should contact our International College.

          Applicants who hold an HND or foundation degree equivalent can take our nine-month Business BSc top-up degree and then progress onto this masters degree.

          Tuition Fee

          • International

            15012 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 15012 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          • EU/EEA

            10602 GBP/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 10602 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Brighton

          • 815 - 1390 GBP/month
            Living Costs

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

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