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Full time September MSc 1 year full-time

About the course

This programme focuses on key macroeconomic and microeconomic forces which shape and influence financial markets. These elements are fundamental for financial decision making and draw on the most recent developments in these areas. It is also designed to provide a thorough understanding of the functioning of financial markets and monetary policy.

Why this programme

Financial Economics will provide you with rigorous training in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative methods, and develop your understanding of financial theory and empirical applications.

You will learn how macroeconomic factors, such as monetary and fiscal policy, growth and risk, interact and influence financial markets and the pricing of financial assets, such as stocks and bonds.

You will develop a strong

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Entry Requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.

Only applications that meet or exceed our stated entry requirements will go forward for consideration. Any application that does not will be automatically rejected. Applicants will be made offers based on their relative performance compared to other applicants, taking into account both current GPA, or degree classification, and the relevance of an applicant’s academic background.


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