University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Financial Economics

This course aims to develop students knowledge and understanding of core economics theories and principles and apply these to the financial services setting.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate degree is required (normally a 2.2 or above or its international equivalent). It is not necessary to have a first degree in economics, business economics or financial economics. However, through the application process students must demonstrate prior study at Bachelors level of either: economics or a quantitative subject (e.g. mathematics, statistics, accountancy, finance). As many of the concepts and analyses on this course involve mathematical techniques students are expected to have a working knowledge of calculus and should know the basics of vectors and matrices, probability and statistics.

Course modules

Modules include: Macroeconomics; microeconomics; economic statistics; econometrics; international economics; economics of financial markets; postgraduate research paper. Plus 2 options from: Development economics; principles of sustainability; applied banking and financial modelling; strategic management; globalisation and financial crisis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
The Business School
Telephone number: 
01484 472024