M.Sc. Economics and Finance (Specialist MSc)

Loughborough University

Application deadline: Applications can be made at any time
Tuition fee:
  • £ 8,750 / Year (EEA)
  • £ 8,750 / Year (National)
  • £ 16,650 / Year (International)
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Why study Economics and Finance at Loughborough?

This programme is designed to help you understand the concepts, methods and application of modern macroeconomics and microeconomics. Training in economics is combined with quantitative skills, research training and specialisation in various fields of finance.

It provides basic training for doctoral level research, including a sound foundation in research methods and economic theory, whatever your field of specialisation. It is also vocationally relevant for careers in the financial services sectors of industry and government and will enable you to develop transferable skills that will be of value to employers.

The following MSc named awards are normally available as pathways:

* Economics and Finance
* Financial Economics

All students register for the MSc in Economics and Finance. Paths leading to any other named award depend on the choice and availability of modules and dissertation topic.

Find out more at: lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/programmes/eaf

Contents

75% examination and 25% coursework for most modules.

Semester One

Core Modules

* Macroeconomic Analysis
* Microeconomic Analysis
* Research Communication (two-semester module)
* Research Methods

Optional Modules (choose one)

* Financial Economics
* Introduction to Measure Theory and Martingales
* Stochastic Models in Finance
* The Financial System

Semester Two

Core Module

* Further Quantitative Techniques for Finance and Economics
* Research Communication (two-semester module)

Optional Modules (choose three)

* Applied Banking and Financial Modelling
* Asset Management and Derivatives
* Banking and Financial Markets
* Comparative Banking
* Corporate Finance
* Credit Risk Management
* Development Finance
* Economics and Energy Policy
* Stochastic Calculus and Theory of Stochastic Pricing

Choice of Semester 2 modules may be restricted by the option selected in Semester 1. The School reserves the right to vary the list of optional modules.

Summer

Dissertation: a 9,000 - 12,000 word supervised dissertation to be completed over the summer on an approved topic of your choice.

The core subjects and options may vary from year to year. For the latest information please check our website.

Funding

Scholarships and Bursaries worth up to 100% of fees!!

The School of Business and Economics is committed to attracting the very best applicants. We offer a range of competitive scholarships and bursaries to both UK/EU and international applicants some worth up to 100% of your fees!

Our scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of:

* Alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students)
* Outstanding academic achievement scholarships
* Sports scholarships
* Hardship bursaries and other funding options
* International student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships

Whilst some of our scholarships are offered automatically based on your course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.

For more details visit: lboro.ac.uk/departments/sbe/pg/fees-funding

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Accreditation

Triple accredited business school (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS)

The School of Business and Economics is one of less than 1% of business schools in the world to have achieved accreditation from all three major international accrediting bodies: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the Association of MBAs (AMBA), and EQUIS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

For more information please visit our website.

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