University of York

University of York

Project Analysis, Finance and Investment

This programme is designed for those interested in attaining or developing analytical skills in economics and finance which are relevant to successful careers in the fields of investment, finance, project appraisal and project management. These areas offer scope for beneficial career development as investment analysts, financial advisers, project managers or consultants in central and commercial banks, stockbrokers and other financial institutions, consultancy firms, government departments and international agencies, such as the World Bank.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class degree with substantial economics component; suitable postgraduate and professional qualifications may also be useful. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Course modules

Modules include: Finance and investment; corporate finance; applied microeconomics; econometrics 1 and 2 or statistics and econometrics or econometric methods for research or econometrics 1 and applied microeconometrics. Including choice modules: Group a: Development and finance; financial markets; financial risk management; fixed income securities; management decision analysis; project management; theory of finance. Group b: Advanced macroeconomics; applied microeconometrics; development project appraisal; experimental economics; health care management; industrial economics; international macroeconomics; labour economics; project; public finance; public sector economics (microeconomic application); introductory econometrics or quantitative analysis or econometric methods for research. Plus 4 options, at least 2 from: Financial markets; cost-benefit analysis; development project appraisal; project management; management decision analysis; theory of finance. Other options: Project; health care management; macroeconomic theory; open economy macroeconomics.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

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Postgraduate Administrator
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