Financial Economics MSc
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Degree awarded: Master of Science
Duration: 12 Months. [Full-Time] 24 Months [Part-Time]
2:1 hons degree in Economics, Finance or related subject (eg Maths, Stats) or overseas equivalent. Candidates should have studied econometrics, microeconomics & macroeconomics, with at least one of these subjects in their final year of u/g studies. Students who do not meet these entry criteria may be eligible for the MA in Economics.
In addition to the normal supporting documents, applicants for the MSc Financial Economics must also supply the following:
- A brief description of any macro & micro-economics/econometrics/mathematics/statistics courses taken on your undergraduate degree, detailing core texts used. This does not have to be an official document. A paragraph for each course unit taken and a brief list of the main textbooks used will be sufficient.
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MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS PREPARATION FOR THE MSc
1. Please visit our pre-session maths website where you will find information about the minimum level of knowledge of mathematics and statistics that you should possess from your current or previous training.
2. On the same website, please look at the details and content of our Pre-Session course on mathematics and statistics which builds on the knowledge resumed in (1) and which is designed to equip you with further tecnhical skills that you will require before starting the MSc. You are strongly advised to attend this course which is offered, free of charge. The course will run during induction week and we recommend that you spend some time between now and September 2014 studying and familiarising yourself with the course material on the website, especially if you might not be able to attend the course.
Course fees: For entry in the academic year beginning September 2014, the tuition fees are as follows:
- MSc (full-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,800
International students (per annum): £16,300
- MSc (part-time)
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,900
International students (per annum): £8,150
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees. Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Scholarships/sponsorships: Please see the School's funding page for further information.
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Contact telephone: 0161 275 4471
How to apply: Apply online
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