Financial Economics, M.Sc. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
12 months
34000 GBP/year
14000 GBP/year
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The Financial Economics programme at the University of Nottingham provides you with the core skills and techniques needed to understand the economics of financial markets. 


Key facts

This Financial Economics programme at the University of Nottingham includes an introduction to the fundamentals of financial economics, which means that this masters is suitable for those who have not specialised in this area of economics before.

Our teaching is informed by the research of the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics. This work is incorporated into the modules we offer and you will learn from experts in their field.

You will take modules in core areas such as consumer and firm behaviour, and the macroeconomic context for policymaking. You will also take a hands-on data analysis module with applications relevant to financial economics.


This course prepares you to work as an economist, supervisor or regulator in the Bank of England, the Prudential Regulation Authority, the Financial Conduct Authority, or in the private sector in banks, credit rating agencies, pension companies and insurers. The course has been designed to prepare you to work in institutions around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Essentials of Financial Economics
  • Monetary Theory and Practice
  • Microeconomics: Consumers and Firm Behaviour
  • Macroeconomics: Economic Cycles, Frictions and Policy
  • Economic Data Analysis
  • Economic Research Methodology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 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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