University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Financial Economics

This course enables you to specialise in financial economics and managing assets whilst also being flexible to choose other finance or economic modules. It will prepare you for a career in financial corporations and government bodies involved with stock markets.

Entry requirements

A good 2.1 undergraduate degree in economics usually with mathematics and statistics components. The University will also consider students with very good degrees in related subjects with strong economics, finance (not accounting finance), mathematics and/or statistics components. English language requirements: overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Microeconomic Analysis; Macroeconomic Analysis; Econometric Methods; Modern Finance; Asset Pricing.

Examples of optional modules

Applied Microeconometrics; Applied Macroeconometrics; International Trade; Development Finance; International Money and Finance; Industrial Organisation; Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Public Policy Evaluation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework (including essays and project work) and examination.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Post Graduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0114 222 3456