Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Finance and Econometrics

This is a specialist degree aimed at providing you with rigorous training and a strong analytical background in finance, financial economics and econometrics. This Master's degree is ideal for those who aim to pursue careers as financial economists, quantitative analysts and financial econometricians in the private sector, in the government or in international financial institutions. This degree covers all the analytical tools and advanced materials in quantitative asset pricing, econometrics, financial derivatives, and financial econometrics. Training in relevant mathematical and statistical methods and how to conduct, assess, and supervise both theoretical and applied research in the field. Possibility to continue to MRes study upon successful completion of the MSc, with the option to progress to doctoral study in the School of Economics and Finance.

Entry requirements

At least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or overseas equivalent in a subject with significant quantitative elements. Subjects likely to contain sufficient quantitative elements (which have at least 3 quantitative module) including mathematics, science, engineering, statistics, economics and finance.

Course modules

Pre-sessional modules: Mathematics; statistics. Core modules: Investments; econometrics a; econometrics b; financial econometrics; time series analysis. Optional modules include: Macroeconometrics a; microeconometrics a; macroeconomics b; microeconomics b; corporate finance; financial econometrics; labour and public policy; international finance; advanced asset pricing and modelling; contracts and organisations; development economics; industrial organisation; advanced corporate finance; advanced behavioural finance.

Assessment methods

The grade for each module is assessed through coursework, which counts for 25 per cent of the final marks, along with a written exam in May for each course unit which counts for 75 per cent. The 10,000-word dissertation written over the summer counts for 4 modules.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Econ) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc (Econ) Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc (Econ) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc (Econ) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc (Econ) Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Mile End Tower Hamlets E1 4NS South East

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School of Economics and Finance Admissions
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