Gain the analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills to respond to economic problems faced by government agencies, central banks, financial institutions and industry.
Our MSc Financial Economics programme is designed for students with a basic knowledge in economics who wish to develop specialist skills and insights for a career as a professional financial analyst in fund management, stock-broking, investment banking, corporate treasury and other financial sector roles.
The programme will help you understand how financial institutions make their decisions based on microeconomic principles and the dynamics of the macroeconomic environment. It will enable you to make informed decisions that take into account a range of stakeholder interests.
The programme provides training in the numerical and quantitative techniques applicable to the financial industry. You will be exposed to cutting-edge trading simulations in our flagship Trading Room. This 56-seat capacity trading floor is one of the largest in the UK and provides you with the opportunity to gain the practical skills required for life at the financial industry. You can obtain Bloomberg Certification and there are opportunities for additional training in financial market trading strategies provided in cooperation with external agencies.Distinctive features
• Preparation for postgraduate study: an extended induction to prepare you for the programme, attain core mathematical knowledge, and embed you in our learning community.• An individual research project: focusing on financial market analysis will strengthen your ability to search, use and analyse real and relevant financial data.• Finance and Trading Society: our largest student society, providing an excellent platform to network and gain knowledge about economic, finance and commercial affairs• The Career Enhancer Service: support from professional advisors to enhance your entry into the workplace and fulfil your career ambitions
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For programme structure for this course, please visit our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/financial-economics-msc
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesEconomics Finance View 789 other Masters in Finance in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/financial-economics-msc
For tuition fees for this course, please visit our website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/course/financial-economics-msc
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