University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Financial Economics

This course provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance, investment analysis and analytical methods of modern finance. You will gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts of finance and investment through our core modules. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest in two core modules and through your dissertation. You will gain a strong command of analytical techniques, computing and research methods for problem solving and develop your critical analysis of economic theories and debates. The degree will equip you with confidence in the use and presentation of economic arguments in your professional role. To help you develop the skills that leading employers ask for, and let you see how traders work, we have 12 Bloomberg terminals in the University Library. The course opens up career options as an economic or financial analyst in business, government or a major international organisation. The course also prepares you for a PhD in Economics or Finance.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,155 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,155 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 18,250 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,155 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,155 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,155 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

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0116 252 5381