Kingston University

Kingston University

Financial Mathematics and Economic Forecasting

This course plays an important role in decision making in industry, financial services, commerce and government. This course provides training in forecasting and modelling techniques with a wide range of applications in business, finance and the national economy. As part of this students gain the ability to identify forecasting needs and choose appropriate methods.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class degree or above, or equivalent, in economics or another area where quantitative methods or economics have been studied to an appropriate standard; extensive relevant professional experience is considered; interview; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Business forecasting; econometrics; macroeconomic modelling and forecasting; time series and financial forecasting methods.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, reports, construction and use of a statistical model and a 10,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 14,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,865 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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