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Entry requirements

For entry requirements for this course, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain the analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills to respond to economic problems faced by government agencies, central banks, financial institutions and industry.

Our MSc Financial Economics programme is designed for students with a basic knowledge in economics who wish to develop specialist skills and insights for a career as a professional financial analyst in fund management, stock-broking, investment banking, corporate treasury and other financial sector roles.

The programme will help you understand how financial institutions make their decisions based on microeconomic principles and the dynamics of the macroeconomic environment. It will enable you to make informed decisions that take into account a range of stakeholder interests.

The programme provides training in the numerical and quantitative techniques applicable to the financial industry. You will be exposed to cutting-edge trading simulations in our flagship Trading Room. This 56-seat capacity trading floor is one of the largest in the UK and provides you with the opportunity to gain the practical skills required for life at the financial industry. You can obtain Bloomberg Certification and there are opportunities for additional training in financial market trading strategies provided in cooperation with external agencies.

Accreditations

Fees and funding

UK students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.
International students
For tuition fee information, please visit our website.

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Recruitment Enquiries
Email
enquiry@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 4455