Taught course

Financial Economics

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of Economics
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement is a good degree preferably with economics and quantitative analysis, equivalent to a UK second class honours degree from a recognised university.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is designed for graduates who wish to work in finance, either as an analyst, a trader or consultant. Students learn the core elements of modern financial analysis, including the principles of finance, derivative and option pricing, corporate finance and the broad range of techniques used in the financial sector. The degree covers more than 70 per cent of the CFA Programme Candidate Body of Knowledge, the CFA institute ethical and professional standards, and other requirements and has CFA accreditation. On completion, students are prepared for careers in the financial sector.

Fees and funding

University scholarships.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations40
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation20 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
MSc Admissions Advisor
Email
economicspg@le.ac.uk
Phone
0116 252 5113
Fax
0116 2231 028