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Economics, Banking and Finance MSc

Economics, Banking and Finance MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics Finance / Accounting (General) Banking Business & Finance

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our MSc in Economics, Banking and Finance will give you the chance to develop specialist expertise across three inter-connected and highly influential subject areas. The degree is informed by recent developments in Heriot-Watt’s sector leading research in Economics and Finance.

Heriot-Watt University is ranked as the number 1 university in Scotland, and top 10 in the UK, for studying both Economics and Finance in the Guardian University League Tables 2018.

As Heriot-Watt University is situated on the edge of Edinburgh, we have excellent links to the financial sector of Scotland’s capital city, the UK’s second biggest financial and economics hub. We also have close ties to the London Stock Exchange and Bloomberg which provide excellent industry-focused learning opportunities.

This masters degree in Economics, Banking and Finance is designed to give you practical, specialist knowledge whilst fine-tuning your professional skills, your research skills and your advanced communication skills. During this course, you will lead on an independent research project of your own and gain insight into the world of international finance.

The MSc in Economics, Banking and Finance is structured to give you access to a range of professions and managerial careers. These include roles in banks, businesses, non-government organisations and government institutions.

Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Different course options

Full time | Edinburgh Campus | 12 months | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module will provide a comprehensive understanding of securitisation/globalisation and international bond markets in order to provide a critical awareness of the costs of raising finance and various legal aspects relating to reliability and risk. The module will provide an awareness of the risks associated with banking and the regulatory frameworks (including the role of Central Banks) used to manage such risks.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should hold a good Honours degree (first or second class) or its non-UK equivalent in a relevant subject from a recognised British or overseas university.