London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Finance and Economics

This programme imparts a rigorous understanding of financial markets, grounded in financial economics and econometric methods; covering investments and asset pricing, option and derivatives pricing and portfolio management, the programme provides a thorough exposure to econometric methods, including time series analysis, with applications to financial models and data; the core courses emphasise analytical rigour and theoretical foundations, in addition to application of the theory.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics or in the applied mathematical sciences with some economics courses. Degree should have had strong analytical content, including courses in calculus and matrix algebra, probability and statistics, microeconomic theory, and preferably also econometrics. All applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT test score. English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE Graduate Support Scheme, other scholarships and awards are available, the Research stream is accredited for ESRC funding as part of a 4 year award.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (England) 10 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (International) 10 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 10 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Scotland) 10 months
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2016 GBP 22,176 per Year 1 (Wales) 10 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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