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About

If you're looking for a Master's that'll sharpen your knowledge of economics and finance and give you a deep insight into the financial services sector, this is the postgraduate course for you.

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Overview

Overview

On this MSc Economics, Finance and Banking degree course, you'll focus on business decision-making and strategy. You'll learn to interpret trends, identify market risks and assess public policy, while developing the forecasting techniques that'll make you a real asset to the financial services and banking sectors.

When you graduate, your Master's degree can open doors to ambitious roles in the finance and banking sectors, business and commerce, industry, and private and public sectors.

What you'll experience

  • Evaluate economic theories, principles and strategy
  • Learn how to interpret trends and identify market risks
  • Assess public policy arguments
  • Develop financial forecasting techniques
  • Study themes including financial markets, econometrics, regulation and international banking
  • Use our Bloomberg terminals to monitor and analyse real-time financial market data movements and trades
  • Receive support and mentoring from staff, both face-to-face and via social media
  • Complete an independent research project, based on economic research in a topic of your choice
  • Tap in to our library’s array of electronic resources, including ejournals and newspapers

Work experience and career planning

This course will provide you with the analytical skills needed to work in financial markets. You’ll be in a strong position to enjoy a successful career in the finance and banking sectors, business and commerce, industry, and private and public sectors.

What jobs can you do with a Economics, Finance and Banking degree?

Career opportunities include:

  • Account manager
  • Financial analyst
  • Trader in financial assets
  • Purchasing and acquisitions officer
  • Econometrics
  • Business professional
  • Commercial, industrial or public sector manager

We'll help you find a job that puts your Master's degree to work, wherever your career aspirations lead you. Our Careers and Employability service is on hand to help you identify positions that match your skills and interests, and can help you put your best foot forward when you leave University.

You can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Teaching and programme assessment

Teaching on this course includes:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials
  • student presentations
  • in-class exercises
  • practical sessions using the Bloomberg Suite

You are assessed in ways that reflect individual topics. You'll get help to build the personal management and employability skills that are essential for a fulfilling career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Competition Policy and the Regulation of Markets
  • Corporate Finance: Technical Foundations
  • Econometric Modelling
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Markets and Instruments
  • International Banking, Financial Markets and Monetary Policy
  • International Banking: Efficiency, Competition and Regulation
  • Market Structure and Competition
    • Personal Tutoring for Economics and Finance Postgraduate Programmes
    • Research Methods and Dissertation
    Please see our website for our latest module information

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 12 months
    • Part-time
      • 24 months
      • Flexible

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA
    Lower Second Class

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • A second-class honours degree in a relevant or related subject, which includes some element of statistics or quantitative methods, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.
    • English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

    Tuition Fee

    https://www.port.ac.uk/study/masters-and-postgraduate-taught/fees-and-funding

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    Living costs for Portsmouth

    710 - 1099 GBP /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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.

    Our partners

    Economics, Finance and Banking
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