Economics and Finance
Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualifications in a subject which has a substantial quantitative component. Good (2.1) grades in quantitative modules are required. Some previous economics is recommended. Previous study of macroeconomics and microeconomics is desirable. Eligible quantitative subjects include accounting, maths, physics, chemistry, engineering, computing, and finance.
Semester 1, compulsory modules: macroeconomics analysis; microeconomics analysis; research communication (2 semester module); research methods. Optional modules (choose 1), financial economics; introduction to measure theory and martingales; stochastic models in finance; the financial system. Semester 2, compulsory modules: further quantitative techniques for finance and economics; research communication (2 semester module). Optional modules (choose 3), applied banking and financial modelling; asset management and derivatives ; banking and financial markets; comparative banking; corporate finance; credit risk management; development finance; economics and energy policy; stochastic calculus and theory of stochastic pricing; choice of semester 2 modules may be restricted by the option selected in semester 1. the school reserves the right to vary the list of optional modules. Summer: dissertation.
75 per cent examination and 25 per cent coursework for most modules.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||-||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Loughborough University||Loughborough||LE11 3TU||East Midlands|