Taught course

Financial Economics

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Economics, Accountancy, Finance, Maths or Statistics. It is not necessary to have a first degree in Economics, Business Economics or Financial Economics. However, through the application process you must demonstrate prior study at Bachelors level of either: Economics or a quantitative subject (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Accountancy, Finance). Many of the concepts on this course involve mathematical techniques, therefore you are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course is ideal if you aspire to a career in the financial services sector or a role in industry which requires advanced economic analysis skills. During your course, you will have the option to develop your knowledge and understanding of core economic theories and principles and apply these to the financial services setting. We aim to help you develop your analytical skills through the study of econometrics and deepen your understanding of the financial services sector.

Employment prospects for prospective students remain strong in the areas of economics, management consultancy, multinational organisations and government agencies. Nine of the top ten occupations held by economics graduates employed in the UK are business, finance or HR professions, Recent graduates from similar courses at the University, have gone on to work for leading FTSE-100 companies, Government, the media, industry and manufacturing. Recent graduates from similar courses at the University, have gone on to work for leading FTSE-100 companies, Government, the media, industry and manufacturing.

Fees and funding

UK students
£5,100
International students
£13,000

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
The Business School (B359)
Email
sbuscourseadmin@hud.ac.uk
Phone
01484 472956