There is a worldwide demand for those trained in the areas of money, banking and finance, which shows no sign of abating.
MSc Money, Banking and Finance is the Department’s MSc programme that attracts the most students.
Studying this programmes will provide you with an excellent set of specialist and transferable skills. You will be given an advanced training in core areas of economics that are widely used in economics-based professions and you will also receive specialist training in areas relevant to the programme and take options in other areas that interest you.
Graduates from the Money, Banking and Finance MSc hold high-ranking positions in financial centres around the globe. In addition to those aiming for careers in the private sector, it attracts economists currently working in economics, treasury or finance ministries, or in central banks, and graduates preparing for such careers.
The programme comprises 180 credits in total (credits are given in brackets).
Econometrics with Financial Applications (30)
Economics of Financial Markets (20)
International Banking and Finance (20)
Topics in Money and Banking (10)
Risk, Uncertainty and Information (10)
*The option is selected from:
International Banking: Regulation and Supervision
Security Analysis and Portfolio Theory
Development Economic Policy
International Trade Policy
Political Economy and Economic Policy
Natural Resource Economics
Economics of Labour Markets
A graduate course offered elsewhere in the Schools of Business, Public Policy or Social Sciences (subject to approval)
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A good Honours first degree (or overseas equivalent) in Economics or a related discipline. You are expected to have received a good training in economics, to at least intermediate level, and to have a basic knowledge of calculus and statistics.