Financial Economics, M.Sc. | City, University of London | London, United Kingdom
12 months
19527 GBP/year
14490 GBP/year
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Explore new advances in financial economics through economic theory and applied quantitative methods to uncover a variety of dynamic and rewarding employment opportunities. In this Financial Economics programme from City, University of London you will develop an advanced and balanced understanding of modern economic theory as it relates to the ever-changing world of finance.


This Financial Economics programme offered by City, University of London will help you develop new and existing skills, significantly enhance your specialist knowledge and prepare you for relevant work.

You gain exposure to the regulatory and policy aspects of finance with world-class academic training in theory, quantitative methods and a selection of applied modules.

The teaching covers areas including financial markets, the roles of major financial institutions and deep empirical investigations.

A developed understanding of modern economic theory relevant to financial topics gives you a wide perspective to inform your future ambitions.

The dissertation track is also an ideal pathway to an Economics or Finance PhD.


When you complete this programme there will be many different career pathways open to you. Your ambitions may be shaped by the optional modules you take during the course.

You might consider working as a consultant in the financial industry, or as a banker or quantitative analyst. Many other industries require financial and analytical expertise.

The recent graduates have secured roles including:

  • Economic Analyst at BlackRock
  • Cash Funding Analyst at Mizuho International
  • Quantitative Analyst at BNP Paribas.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Financial Markets
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Applied Econometrics
  • International Macroeconomics
  • Asset Pricing

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for this course, you should have:

  • Some mathematical background (A-level, IB, AP or any other equivalent secondary school qualification).
  • An upper second-class degree (or equivalent) undergraduate degree in Mathematics, economics or a related discipline (e.g. Finance, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science).

Students with a good lower second-class undergraduate degree in one of the above disciplines might be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All students must also meet the English language requirement for the programme as specified.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19527 GBP/year
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  • National

    14490 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14490 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • UK: £7,245
  • Overseas/EU: £9,763

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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