University of St Andrews
Finance and Economics
A strong 2.1 degree classification from a recognised UK university in Economics, 2.1 in Finance with a significant Economics component or 2.1 joint Honours in Economics and another subject that includes substantial training in micro, macro and econometrics.
All students taking a Finance and Economics MSc must take three compulsory modules in the first semester. These are: econometrics methods and applications: advanced level training in econometric methods; investment analysis: investment value analysis, risk and return and one of: macroeconomics: advanced treatment of the core models and concepts used in modern macroeconomics; microeconomics: advanced treatment of the core models and concepts used in modern microeconomics. In the second semester, students take one compulsory module and are able to choose two optional modules from a selection of topics. The compulsory module is: corporate finance: the relationship between corporate liabilities and corporate actions. Optional modules: monetary policy: key issues in monetary policy; financial intermediation: the main theoretical issues involved in financial intermediation with a focus on analytical models; portfolio theory and management: key issues in asset allocation and portfolio composition and management at an advanced level; experimental economics: the methodology of experimental economics and the dialogue between theoretical and laboratory-based empirical work; corporate governance and risk: investigation of the problem of how a collection of corporate liabilities are affected in value by corporate actions; mergers and acquisitions: key issues in mergers and acquisitions literature; risk management: classical techniques in risk and insurance.
Assessment is a combination of coursework and a 15,000 word dissertation due at the end of the academic year.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (EU)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 17,090 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of St Andrews||St Andrews||KY16 9AX||Scotland|
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