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Economics and Finance MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Economics Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MSc Economics and Finance programme will provide you with the capability to apply modern macroeconomic, microeconomic and econometric methods in order to assess and shape organisational, government and financial policy.

Taught by academic experts in economics and finance, you will learn how to apply modern macroeconomic, microeconomic and econometric methods in order to assess and shape organisational, government and financial policy. You will study economic theory and policy, the actions of governments, firms, households and intermediaries in national and global money, bond and foreign exchange markets.

You will examine both the microeconomic impacts for firms and the macroeconomic implications for the global economy, and will develop advanced theoretical and quantitative skills – highly sought after by employers in financial services and government – as well as transferable skills that will be of value in a range of other business and policy sectors.

In addition, there is the opportunity to sharpen your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge of economics and finance.

What makes this programme different?

- Scholarships available for the best candidates
- Opportunity to complete a research project
- Develop the key skills of a professional economist
- Study at Top-10 UK business school

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module comes under semester 1. It covers the fundamental concepts of financial economics, and teaches students how to model investor behaviour under conditions of uncertainty. Students learn how to apply and interpret asset pricing models and evaluate capital market efficiency.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in economics, finance, business, management, management science, operations research, or related disciplines. Applicants from other disciplines will also be considered provided that their degree includes at least introductory modules in economics and an introduction to quantitative subjects such as calculus and statistics.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more