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Financial Economics MSc

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Econometrics Actuarial Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

  • Springboard into a career as an Economist, whether you’re looking to work in the Civil Service, at a leading bank, or a multinational organisation
  • Well-suited if you’re interested in becoming an analyst for a major investment company
  • Gain an understanding of economic and financial theory, together with specialist econometric and mathematical techniques to align your degree to your personal aspirations
  • Use our established FEELE Lab ((Finance and Economics Experimental Laboratory at Exeter) for research in experimental economics

Careers

Our postgraduate taught programmes utilise a range of teaching methods including lectures, seminars and tutorials.

Lectures

The aim of lectures is to give you information on ideas that are central to the module and to help you in developing your understanding of complex ideas. Many of the teaching materials for lectures are made available to you electronically to accompany the notes you take during the lecture. Lectures are given by a range of staff members, including leading professors, who integrate their latest research findings into the teaching that you receive. Guest lecturers, including members of industry, also contribute to some modules.

Modules

In thismoduleyouwill beintroducedtoimportantconceptsoftimeserieseconometricsandtheirusefulnessinanalysingfinancial/economicdata.Itisdesignedtogiveyouanunderstandingofwhythespecificeconometricmethodsareused,toprovideyouwithaworkingabilityofapplyingmoderneconometricmethodsandillustratetheirapplicationinfinance.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

21,000

Entry requirements

A mid 2:2 degree (55%+) with honours in an Economics or related discipline from a recognised university, including degrees where Economics is a "minor" subject. Evidence of mathematical/quantitative ability is required.

University information

The University of Exeter is a global university and a member of the leading research-oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 27,000 students from over 150 countries, 5,600 of these are postgraduates, studying across the university’s three main...more

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