Taught course

Finance and Econometrics

University of Southampton · Social Sciences

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in economics, finance or a related subject. Please see course page online for full entry requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

Establish a career with any of the world's most affluential institutions, government regulators, or in academia. MSc Finance and Econometrics at the University of Southampton is one of the few courses in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometrics techniques and their application to Finance.

It is designed for students with a particular interest in the more quantitative aspects of the subject and is one of the few programmes in the UK to offer specialist training in advanced econometric techniques and their application to finance.

Semester One (Compulsory and Optional): Economic Analysis; Financial Economics and Asset Pricing; Quantitative Methods; Preliminary Mathematics and Statistics.

Semester Two (Compulsory and Optional): Dissertation; Principles of Corporate Finance; Panel Data and Microeconometrics; Time Series Econometrics; Principles of Corporate Finance; Labour Economics; Industrial Economics; International Trade; Health Policy and Economics; Financial Derivatives; Financial Econometrics.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Social Sciences
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