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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Finance and Econometrics MSc:

  • Rigorous training in finance, financial economics and econometrics
  • Emphasis on formal maths and statistics
  • Emphasis on understanding, critically assessing and conducting formal research
  • Suitable as preparation for a MRes or PhD
  • Opportunity to apply for a summer internship at Frontier Economics, one of Europe’s largest economic consultancies (subject to taking the relevant module)
  • Compare with other MSc courses in SEF

School of Economics and Finance

  • Around 1,000 master’s students from all over the world
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Wide range of optional short modules (on programming languages, trading platforms such as Bloomberg, etc.)
  • QUMMIF investment fund invests real money (currently £40,000) based on analysis from students

Facilities

  • State-of-the-art building
  • Virtual trading room with Reuters and Bloomberg trading terminals, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation (TWS), and FXCM FX Trading Station

Structure

Optional pre-semester modules in maths and statistics

Four compulsory modules

One module from:

  • Applied Econometrics (Micro)
  • Applied Econometrics (Macro and Finance)

Three elective modules

Dissertation (10,000 words)

Assessment

67% Modules
33% Dissertation

Career paths

Our graduates go onto a wide range of careers, especially as researchers, financial economists, quantitative analysts or financial econometricians in the private sector, government or international financial institutions.

Top students often continue their studies within our school onto a MRes or PhD.

Previous graduates have progressed to careers such as:

  • Finance and investment analysts
  • Management consultants
  • Brokers.

At organisations such as:

  • Bloomberg
  • Financial Services Agency
  • BBVA.

Funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Postgraduate loans (UK students)
  • Country-specific scholarships for international students

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

  • Advice for UK and EU students
  • Advice for international students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,000per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 105 6

    23rd out of 80 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    151 68%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    97th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    154 70%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    23rd

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    60th

    27

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