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Economics and Finance MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Reasons to study Economics and Finance at DMU:

On this course, you will learn leading-edge economic theory and put that theory into practice by applying it to real-world problems. You will graduate with in-depth knowledge of economics and finance and be in the position of connecting the outcomes of such approaches to decision making within the broader context of national and international policy making.

Excellent teaching quality
Learn from leading academics with international reputations for research and teaching within their specialist areas

No previous knowledge or experience required
You will have the opportunity to study the foundations of economics and finance, as well as study further challenging modules

Develop knowledge of international financial markets
Adopting a cross-disciplinary approach, you will learn to identify, assess and communicate the impact of changes in international financial markets
Learn how to apply key economic and finance theory to industry
You will develop the ability to apply quantitative financial techniques and assess the impact of key economic variables on the business environment

Improve decision making skills, essential in industry
Prepares graduates for a career in organisational decision making from a finance perspective

Teaching and assessment

Teaching will be delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment will usually be through a combination of individual and group work, presentations, essays, reports and exams.

Graduate careers

Enhance your existing qualifications and global career prospects with a specialist master’s in business economics and business finance.

This course will provide advanced preparation for careers in the policy making, organisational decision making and the financial world.

Modules

Research Methods? introduces you to the basic elements of research methodology and the complete range of research methods suitable for research in finance, accounting, management and business. It also aims to help you in defining a research topic and the production of a suitable research proposal for your dissertation.
Economics of Emerging Markets
International Trade Theory and Policy

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

8,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,100

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in economics, accounting, finance, politics, public policy, banking or any other business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an equivalent professional qualification.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, rich in cultural heritage, history, and diversity, making it feel like the world is on your doorstep, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150...more

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