University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Financial Economics

The course is developed by economics in the School of Social Sciences; it is designed for students who are interested in an economics degree where they can improve their understanding of microeconomics and macroeconomics and advance their quantitative skills so that they are able to apply economics to financial systems and markets.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in economics, finance or a related subject; or overseas equivalent; have studied microeconomics and macroeconomics to intermediate level or above, with at least 1 of these subjects in their final year of undergraduate studies; solid background in mathematics; mathematical economics; and statistics; econometrics.Applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7, no other score below 6; TOEFL (iBT) overall 100, with at least 25 in each of the 4 sections.

Course modules

Modules include: Mathematical methods in economic analysis; microeconomic theory; macroeconomic theory; mathematical finance; pre-sessional maths; econometric methods; financial economics; cross section econometrics; macroeconomic theory and policy; international macroeconomics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Subject to budgetary approval and ESRC recognition, graduates from the University of Manchester who receive a 1st Class degree are eligible for a fee discount of £1,500.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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School of Social Sciences
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0161 275 4471