Overview The Master of Applied Finance and Economics is a joint master's degree in Finance and Economics that can be completed full-time in 12-13 months. Students take two semesters of advanced coursework in both subjects, followed by a practical applications course from November-February.
The MAFE offers students: *a coursework-based alternative to the traditional master's research pathway *a capstone course that involves hands-on applications of advanced tools and techniques *preparation for careers in business, financial, banking and public sectors *an excellent foundation to pursue further academic training in the USA or the UK, if desired.
Graduate Profile A Master of Applied Finance and Economics graduate: *can demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of current theoretical concepts and frameworks within finance and economics *is able to think logically, analytically and critically with respect to the academic literature in finance and economics and explain how this literature applies to real world problems *is able to synthesise academic or professional literature and effectively communicate the results of their independent study orally and in written form *is able to apply their in-depth knowledge of finance and economics to practical real world problems.
Qualification structure and duration To qualify for the award of Master of Applied Finance and Economics a student must satisfactorily pass: *FIEC675 and
135 additional points selected from: *60 points from ECON 601-669, including at least 30 points from ECON 620-669 *60 points from FINC 601-669, including at least 30 points from FINC 620-669 *FIEC 601 or, at the discretion of the Head of Department of Economics and Finance, an additional 15 points from ECON 601-669 or FINC 601-669
No student shall graduate who has failed more than one of the courses offered. Enrolment in any combination of courses is subject to the approval of the Head of Department. Students can normally attempt each course on offer only once.
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