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Economics & Finance Masters - MSc

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Llandaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22, 16-JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The new MSc in Economics and Finance has been designed to develop postgraduate students who are equipped academically to succeed in an increasingly complicated and challenging global workplace. When you graduate, you will leave as a professional economist, who is equipped for an academic career, but who crucially is also ready to use economic thinking in the world outside academia. Well qualified economists are in demand in government, industry and, obviously commerce.

All the Finance based Masters programmes within the School of Management have full access to the Financial Times on-line and the opportunity to learn and carry out practical work in our dedicated, state-of-the-art Bloomberg Financial Lab. The virtual financial platform allows you to access and engage with live market data through applying practical evaluation and financial modelling. The programme also offers you an opportunity to gain the Bloomberg certificate - Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC), which is widely recognised in the banking and financial industry.

The professional world our successful graduates are aiming to enter are seeking students that are able to conduct useful research, think critically about that research and apply to complex problems – this ,inter alia, necessitates effective use of modern ICT and the ability to utilise knowledge effectively. Particularly within this field graduates will be expected to show excellent quantitative skills. These students will be assumed to process effective two-way communication skills and be comfortable and effective in self-managed and team environments.

The demand for highly skilled and knowledgeable finance professionals is now more global than ever before. No longer are London and New York the only homes for large multi-national international financial businesses and institutions. These potential employers are now additionally located in the Middle and Far- East and a postgraduate student is almost as likely to find their first job in Dubai, Bahrain or Shanghai as in the traditional centres.

Application deadline

27 June 2022, 24 October 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    63rd

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

Dedicated support for international students from applying through to settling in.
A diverse student body with students from across 140 countries worldwide.
The first University of Sanctuary in Wales.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 105 3

    72nd out of 80 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    98 44%

    82nd

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    57th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    27th

    41
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    85 39%

    72nd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    54th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    16th

    12

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