.Our MSc Business Economics and Finance programme will give you a thorough education in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics combined with an understanding of two particular specialty areas.
Firstly, modules in Economics of the Firm and Human Resource Economics examine the importance of business issues in the study of economics, and modern developments in personnel economics.
The second area of specialisation focuses on a combination of the theory of finance and financial econometrics.
The former will give you a thorough grounding in modern finance theory, while the latter is directed towards the principal econometric techniques that are applied to financial data.
This programme is studied full-time over one academic year and part-time over two academic years. It consists of eight taught modules and a research methods and dissertation module.
Example module listing
The following modules are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that not all modules described are compulsory and may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand.
The main aims of the Department’s taught courses are to:
The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:
Knowledge and understanding
Intellectual / cognitive skills
Professional practical skills
Key / transferable skills
We often give our students the opportunity to acquire international experience during their degrees by taking advantage of our exchange agreements with overseas universities.
In addition to the hugely enjoyable and satisfying experience, time spent abroad adds a distinctive element to your CV.
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