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Finance and Economics (Research) MA

Newcastle University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Finance and Economics (Research) MA is designed to provide you with the essential skills, as well as an advanced knowledge and understanding of economics and finance, to proceed to doctoral research. It forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme under the North East Doctoral Training Centre, and is only open to applicants submitting for funding under the ESRC NEDTC.

Through the course you will develop:

a thorough understanding of social science theory, approaches and research methods
an understanding of research methods specific to finance and/or economics
knowledge of advanced scholarship and practice in areas within finance/economics as well as a broader awareness of cutting edge research across the social sciences
skills in data collection and analysis
specialist analytical and problem-solving skills.

The research training provided will also be valuable for many non-academic careers in research institutions or other knowledge-intensive environments.

Accreditation

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the:

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)
Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 3

    22nd out of 78 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    150 68%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    153 69%

    24th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    72nd

    19

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