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Economics and Financial Economics

University of Nottingham

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
29970 GBP/year
12960 GBP/year
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About

The Economics and Financial Economics programme at the University of Nottingham explores current theories, whilst providing students with research training and the core skills and techniques needed for analytical work on financial markets.

Overview

 This Economics and Financial Economics programme at the University of Nottingham is influenced by the work of academics at the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics (CFCM), which focuses on issues arising from the operation of financial markets, household debt and corporate finance. It also investigates the transmission mechanisms of monetary policy through credit channels, particularly when credit is constrained.

You will be trained in the use of analytic and quantitative methods in examining economic issues, and will be provided with research training at the level required to progress to a PhD.

At the end of the course, you will be able to read and understand current and classic research papers in the field of financial economics, and will have received one-to-one guidance to enable you to complete your first finance research project.

Careers and professional development

After completing this course, you will be equipped with core skills and techniques for analytical work on financial markets. It is particularly relevant if you wish to pursue research at PhD level, providing an excellent stepping stone into a research career.

A masters in economics provides a logical and rigorous perspective on human behaviour which is valued by a wide-range of employers around the world, in banking, business, consulting, government and academia.

Former MSc students are spread around the globe, working in academia, government and the private sector. Economics graduate destinations include Barclays, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Economist Intelligence Unit, Goldman Sachs, IBM, PwC, and Thomson Reuters.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Economics of Corporate Finance
  • Financial and Macroeconometrics
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Econometric Theory
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economic Research Methodology
  • MSc Dissertation: Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
87
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 (upper second class honours degree or international equivalent) with significant economics content.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29970 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12960 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12960 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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