The programme will be primarily targeted at students with an undergraduate degree in an economics-based degree but with a desire to obtain a technical training relevant for the world of finance.
With its blend of generic modules and specialist financial modules, MSc Financial Economics would be ideal for individuals wishing to embark on a career in the finance industry.
This course will give students an insight into financial markets and the world of banking from an economics perspective.
About the School of Economics
At Birmingham Business School we deliver world-class research and teaching that provides the; insight, ambition and skills to shape advanced and sustainable business strategies. We put people at the heart of business and business at the heart of society.
Consistently found in global ranking tables and accredited by leading bodies, AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB. The triple-crown accreditation confirms our position within an elite group of global business schools.
Birmingham Business School is already globally renowned for the quality of our research and teaching. With students representing over 60 countries currently studying at our main campus, our courses being taught in a range of international business schools, and an international faculty and global alumni community of around 23,000 graduates, we have a global footprint that ensures worldwide impact.
Economics teaching has a long history at Birmingham and we pride ourselves on achieving very high levels of student satisfaction. We are a research-led department with specialisms in Macroeconomics, Experimental Economics, Economic Theory and Environmental Economics, to name but a few. Our commitment to teaching and research excellence ensures that our graduates benefit from very high levels of employability.
Birmingham Business School offers a number of scholarships for students on the MSc Business programmes to reward outstanding academic achievement. The financial support offered is to contribute towards tuition fees. These awards are based on merit and will be selected by a panel of representatives from the Business School.The awards are available for eligible applicants who are offered a place on one of the 12 month MSc Business programmes.
Value of Scholarship(s)
MSc Business Scholarships are usually up to £5000 offered against tuition fees
All entrants should have a good undergraduate degree (UK 2.1 or equivalent) in Economics or a related subject. Minimum subject requirements would be intermediate level Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics (or Statistics).English language requirement will be IELTS 6.5, with at least 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.
Recipient: University of Birmingham
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