MSc Economics and Finance

University of Kent, School of Economics

Program Description

MSc Economics and Finance

University of Kent, School of Economics

The Economics and Finance MSc programme is designed to provide an education in advanced economic and finance theory and quantitative methods, while allowing you to specialise or take options in a range of subjects reflecting the School’s main areas of research expertise in finance. It prepares you for work as a professional economist in the financial and banking sectors, public sector and international organisations.

All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment.

About the School of Economics

The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of training in core economics with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as finance, econometrics, development, agriculture or the environment.

Independent rankings

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged to be of international quality. The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence.

Fees

The 2017/18 tuition fees for this programme are:

Full-time: £6500 UK/EU; £14670 Overseas

Part-time: £3250 UK/EU; £7340 Overseas

Exceptions may apply.

Key facts

  • Schools: School of Economics
  • Subject areas: Economics
  • Award: MSc
  • Location: Canterbury
  • Mode of study: Full-time or part-time
  • Duration: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • Start: 18 September 2017
  • Accredited by: University of Kent
  • Total Kent credits: 180
  • Total ECTS credits: 90
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 24, 2016
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