Taught course

Quantitative Financial Economics

Institution
University of East Anglia · School of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Degree Subject Economics or other relevant subject

Degree Classification 2.2 or equivalent

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Months of entry

September

Course content

This Master’s is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the economics of quantitative financial economics with an emphasis on financial markets and asset pricing models.

The course provides you with a firm grasp of some of the methods, models and techniques currently used by firms in the financial services sector and beyond. You will take compulsory modules in economics, financial econometrics, financial markets, international finance and risk management and trading.

You will also have the opportunity to study specialist modules, including Financial Markets – a technical module involving the study of financial models that can explain equilibrium asset prices and the term structure of interest rates; and Risk Management and Trading – which includes an introduction to techniques designed to measure market and credit risk and provide you with an insight into how trader behaviour contributes to bubbles and crashes.

Information for international students

For more information for international students, please go to UEA’s website.

Fees and funding

Find out more about UEA’s funding options.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
admissions@uea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1603 591515