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Full time | University of Sheffield | 1 year | SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Econometrics Actuarial Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Specialise in financial economics and managing assets. With our flexible course you can choose other finance or economic modules.

Course description

This course enables you to specialise in financial economics and managing assets while giving you the option to choose other finance or economic modules.

It will prepare you for a career in financial corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Modules

The module aims are: To analyse the aims of monetary policy in advanced economies, including the design of optimal monetary policy; To provide you with an advanced understanding of fiscal policy, debt dynamics with references to sovereign debt crises; An introduction to the concept of financial frictions in the context of the recent financial crisis; Setting up dynamic framework with which to analyse long-run economic growth (Ramsey Model) as well as short-run fluctuations (real business cycle theory); To examine the role of exchange rates and current accounts in dynamic open economy macroeconomics.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

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International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

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Entry requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree in economics or a related subject with a strong emphasis on macroeconomics, microeconomics, mathematics and statistics.