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Economics, Banking and Finance MSc

University of Glasgow

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This programme focuses on the economic analysis of financial and banking issues. It is aimed at policymakers, postgraduate students who are interested in financial markets, or those who work in financial institutions and government organisations.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • You will be taught by specialists in the field who work regularly with global central banks and policymaking institutions around the world.
  • Once government guidelines allow us to provide access to labs, you will have access to exclusive computer labs which feature specialist financial and statistical software programmes, including Bloomberg terminals, prestigious financial databases, Matlab, EViews, Stata and Oxmetrics Enterprise.
  • You will develop the essential concepts, analytical skills and critical thinking you require to start or enhance your career in economic policy, and the banking and financial sector worldwide.
  • Take advantage of our individualised skills development programme, which will ensure you balance academic theory with crucial employability skills to help you maximise your potential and achieve your career goals.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme is beneficial if you wish to enter or are already in a profession which requires you to provide economic analysis of financial and banking issues. Recent graduates have been appointed as auditors, economists and strategy & policy analysts for example, in companies such as EY, HSBC and Accenture. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Application deadline

25 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,540per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    19th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

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    1st out of 103

    6th out of 78 6

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    220 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    24th

    17
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    188 84%

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    91 91%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.97 79%

    45th

    15

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