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Compare MSc Programs in Financial Economics in United Kingdom 2019

The Master of Science, or MSc, is an academic degree awarded to those who effectively complete about two years of intensive study on a given topic. Many MSc courses offer a combination of classroom and research-based curriculum.

Financial economics concerns the influence of capital in the field of economics and financial decisions made during certain economic conditions. Those who study financial economics learn to manage financial risks when investing, how to properly assess the stock market and how to determine the viability of investments.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Top MScs in Financial Economics in United Kingdom 2019

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8 Results in Financial Economics, United Kingdom

University of Leicester, School of Business

An exciting new partnership has been established between the University of Leicester and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. This will allow students from each university to s ... [+]

What is it?

A special opportunity to obtain two MSc degrees from separate leading institutions on two continents.

An exciting new partnership has been established between the University of Leicester and Lingnan University, Hong Kong. This will allow students from each university to study an additional Masters degree over a shorter period by studying fewer modules.

Students must be studying on the following programmes to be eligible:

MSc Banking and Finance MSc Financial Economics MSc Business Analysis and Finance How does it work?

Students complete a full 12-month MSc degree at either Leicester or Lingnan University before applying at the reciprocating university for a reduced study period.... [-]

United Kingdom Leicester
August 2019
Full-time
18 - 21 months
Campus
University of Leicester, School of Business

Our MSc in Financial Economics provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in the business, government or a major international organi ... [+]

This course is for you if you want to deepen your knowledge of Economics or Finance and potentially go on to study a PhD or research in the area of Economics or Finance.

Our MSc in Financial Economics provides you with a foundation for a career as an economic or financial analyst in the business, government or a major international organisation. You will develop an in-depth understanding of the principles of finance, investment analysis and analytical methods of modern finance.

You will gain an advanced understanding of the key theories and concepts of finance and investment through our core modules. You will be able to pursue your own areas of interest in two core modules and through your dissertation.... [-]

United Kingdom Leicester
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Greenwich

Internationalisation of the world economy and the policy challenges this has posed for business and public decision makers have increased the demand for economics graduat ... [+]

MSc in Economics

Internationalisation of the world economy and the policy challenges this has posed for business and public decision makers have increased the demand for economics graduates. The demand is evident in a wide range of national and international institutions, including central banks and finance ministries, commercial and investment ranks, rating agencies, business organisations, international governmental and non-governmental organisations, central and local government departments, and economic and business media. The common denominator of the need felt by these potential employers is the ever-increasing demand for high-quality, evidence-based decision making that requires competence in applied economics and state-of-the-art data analysis.This programme enables our graduates to respond to this increasing demand by combining solid training in theory and method with stimulating exposure to economics and financial data sources. The programme weaves a three-way linkage between business and financial economics theory, data analysis, and application of theory and method to policy and strategy issues in the world of business and finance.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course is taught by economists with substantial experience working with central banks, regulators and other financial institutions. ... [+]

Overview

This course is taught by economists with substantial experience working with central banks, regulators and other financial institutions.

It is designed for those intending to prepare for an active career in a central bank or a regulatory authority overseeing financial markets and institutions, or who wish to gain experience of these institutions before working in the financial sector. It provides relevant preparation for work as an economist, supervisor or regulator in commercial and investment banks, credit rating agencies, pension companies and insurers, as well as in the public sector.

Unlike a typical economics MSc, this course includes core modules in consumer and firm behaviour, and the macroeconomic context for policymaking. It provides an introduction to monetary and financial policymaking, and hands-on data analysis modules with applications relevant to monetary and financial institutions.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

This course explores current theories while providing you with research training and the core skills and techniques needed for analytical work on financial markets. ... [+]

Overview

This course explores current theories, while providing you with research training and the core skills and techniques needed for analytical work on financial markets.

The last two decades have seen a dramatic change in the economic theory of financial markets. This course is influenced by the work of academics at the Centre for Finance, Credit and Macroeconomics (CFCM), which focuses on issues arising from the operation of financial markets, household debt and corporate finance. It also investigates the transmission mechanisms of monetary policy through credit channels, particularly when credit is constrained.

Building on the core Economic Theory module, this course provides specialist modules on financial economics and financial econometrics. There is also the opportunity to select modules in decision-making under Risk and Uncertainty, Options and Futures Markets, and Behavioural Finance.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Durham University Business School

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that ar ... [+]

MSc Finance (Economics and Finance) At a glance UCAS Code: N3K709 Course Duration: 1 year (full-time) Mode of study: Full Time Location: Durham City Start Date: 02/10/2017, 02/10/2018 Description

Our MSc Finance programmes are designed to provide you with rigorous training at the frontier of research, as well as the advanced analytical and technical skills that are highly sought after by global employers and, if you wish to continue your studies, by world-leading PhD programmes.

Our MSc programmes have partnership status with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA). The CFA is the world’s premier association for investment professionals and the accepted benchmark for technical excellence in financial markets. It guarantees you benefit from a curriculum of the highest standards and enables you to participate in the CFA Global Investment Research Challenge, as well as CFA employer network events and scholarships.... [-]

United Kingdom Durham
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham

The fascinating world of banking and financial markets is more than just headlines, it is the lifeblood of our collective global economies. Our MSc is designed for gradua ... [+]

The fascinating world of banking and financial markets is more than just headlines, it is the lifeblood of our collective global economies. Our MSc is designed for graduates with an economics-based degree, who are seeking to train themselves technically for their career in finance. Combining generic and specialist financial modules, the programme offers a comprehensive grounding in financial markets and banking from an economics perspective.

The programme will be primarily targeted at students with an undergraduate degree in an economics-based degree but with a desire to obtain a technical training relevant for the world of finance.

With its blend of generic modules and specialist financial modules, MSc Financial Economics would be ideal for individuals wishing to embark on a career in the finance industry.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Campus
University of Bath Online

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this ... [+]

From political uncertainty to finance and recruitment demands, economics is integral to everyday decision-making. The University of Bath recognises the importance of this, the online MSc Applied Economics with Banking and Financial Markets takes you beyond the research papers and into the real world, giving you insights you can put into action from day one. The first university in the UK to offer an online Master of Science in Applied Economics, and by emphasising practice over theory, it provides time-pressed professionals with the opportunity to further their career prospects in economics, banking and finance.

Learn from industry-leading experts

The online master’s in economics is run by the Department of Economics, recognised globally for its research in economic theory, econometrics and finance. The course is led by active, published researchers with years of experience in economics who will teach, support and inspire you throughout your studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Bath
April 2019
Part-time
3 years
Online