Taught course

Financial Economics

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree or equivalent from a recognised university in economics or finance.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc in Financial Economics provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance, investment analysis and analytical methods of modern finance.

You will gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts of finance and investment through our core modules. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest in two core modules and through your dissertation.

You will gain a strong command of analytical techniques, computing and research methods for problem solving and develop your critical analysis of economic theories and debates. The degree will equip you with confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role.

To help you develop the skills that leading employers ask for, and let you see how traders work, we have 12 Bloomberg terminals in the University Library.

The MSc in Financial Economics opens up career options as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. The course also prepares you for a PhD in Economics or Finance.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Enquiries
Email
pgadmissions@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 5382