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  MSc Finance and Economics

University of East Anglia    School of Economics

Full time September MSc 1 year full time
Business & Management (5) Economics (10) Finance (14)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MSc Finance and Economics programme at UEA. This prestigious course offers intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory, econometrics, and research methods, with a specialised focus on finance. Tailor your learning experience by selecting from a range of optional modules, allowing you to align the course with your interests and career goals. Ideal for aspiring professional economists in various sectors or those considering a PhD, this programme requires a Bachelor's degree with a 2.1 or equivalent in Economics. Benefit from core modules in microeconomic theory and financial econometrics, culminating in a dissertation where you explore a topic of your choice under the guidance of expert faculty. The School of Economics provides structural support, including pre-sessional training and access to specialist econometric software. Upon graduation, unlock diverse career opportunities in government, financial institutions, and international agencies, or pursue further academic endeavours. Join us at UEA to elevate your expertise and career prospects in the dynamic fields of finance and economics.

About the course

On this course, you'll develop your expertise in the fields of finance and economics by taking on intensive research-led training in advanced economic theory, econometrics and research methods, combined with a particular focus on finance. 

Alongside core modules in economic theory and financial econometrics, you'll have the opportunity to choose from a range of optional modules, giving you the chance to tailor the course to your own interests and goals. 

This MSc is ideal for you if you’d like to work as a professional economist in government, financial institutions, business, commerce, international agencies and other similar organisations. It's also suitable if you’re thinking of continuing to a PhD. 

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Bachelors degree 2.1 or equivalent

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10% tuition fee reduction


You are an Alumnus of UEA, or expect to become one, at the time of applying for an eligible postgraduate programme and are, and will remain, self-funded for the duration of the programme, (exemptions include PGCE, MBA, foundation, pre-Masters and postdoctorate diploma programmes).

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UEA offer a generous range of scholarships every year, including funding for specific countries, schools and subjects. Scholarships include £4-£5,000 awards for students from specific countries, sports scholarships, a £2,000 'Bright Futures' fee reduction for UK-based students and a 10% reduction in fees for UEA alumni.

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