2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.
International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Months of entry
This programme focuses on key macroeconomic and microeconomic forces which shape and influence financial markets. These elements are fundamental for financial decision making and draw on the most recent developments in these areas. It is also designed to provide a thorough understanding of the functioning of financial markets and monetary policy.
- Financial Economics will provide you with rigorous training in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative methods, and develop your understanding of financial theory and empirical applications.
- You will learn how macroeconomic factors, such as monetary and fiscal policy, growth and risk, interact and influence financial markets and the pricing of financial assets, such as stocks and bonds.
- You will develop a strong understanding of the functioning of financial markets and the channels through which monetary policy decisions affect them. You are taught to analyse the market both technically and fundamentally.
- You will develop your expertise in topics relevant with financial markets, empirical and quantitative finance, macro and microeconomics, and international applied economics.
Adam Smith Business School is triple accredited
Information for international students
This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more
Fees and funding
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
This Masters programme offers training in the key macroeconomic and microeconomic issues fundamental to financial decision making.
Course contact details
- Adam Smith Business School