Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Economics and Investment Banking

Our MSc Economics and Investment Banking degree will provide you with a robust understanding of financial economics, financial market behaviour and financial market participants, such as investment banks. You'll learn how to assess investment opportunities, understand the economic fundamentals underlying financial markets and evaluate financial portfolios. As an Economics student, you'll have access to our unique Trading Room facility. With 12 double-screen workstations, the room gives you a simulated experience of working in the fast-moving world of shares and trading. You can access sophisticated analysis tools and data on worldwide financial markets. **Why choose this degree?** - You'll be encouraged to think like an economist, through the application of economic ideas and methods drawn from a range of alternative perspectives. - You'll complete a hands-on project, giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge; you've gained to produce a meaningful piece of work. Projects include Consultancy Experience Project, Internship, Business Research Project and Global Experience Project. - Students on these routes typically come from over 25 different countries, which means you will have a truly international learning experience. - You'll complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course usually held in the Peak District. - NTU's teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government's Teaching Excellence Framework - that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that's truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom. **Nottingham Business School is in the 1% of business schools worldwide to have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.**

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate Honours degree (2.2 or above) in a business or management-related subject; applicants need to have studied economics to at least undergraduate level 2 and quantitative methods including statistical theory to at least undergraduate level 1; applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career; 1 academic or vocational reference is required. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

Semester 1 modules: Behavioural Applications in Economics and Finance; Using Quantitative Data in Economic Analysis; Contemporary Issues in Economics. Semester 2 modules: Valuation of Investment Products; Derivatives Markets; Investment and Portfolio Management. Semester 3: You'll take one of the following major project: Consultancy Experience Project; Internship Experience Project; Business Research Project; Global Experience Project. All year modules: Transformational Leadership Development, Research Methods for Economists, Placement Diploma in Industrial Experience (2 year course only).

Assessment methods

Types of assessment will range from examinations to group presentations including essays, reports, financial analyses, literature reviews and research-based projects. The interactive nature of the taught sessions offers opportunities to gain feedback on performance before being formally assessed and increasing use is made of eLearning to further support the feedback process.

Sponsorship information

Competitive scholarships available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,200 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,250 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2018 GBP 15,585 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2018 GBP 10,635 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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