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Finance and Economics (MSc)

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Finance and Economics MSc explores the most advanced tools in finance and allows you to use your economics background as a springboard to increase your career options. Learn from two of the University of Warwick’s departments: Warwick Business School and the Department of Economics.

Course Overview

Our MSc Finance and Economics course is ideal for you if you already have a strong grounding in economics, are highly numerate, and want to learn to apply your knowledge to finance. You will explore the most advanced tools in finance, and use your economics background as a springboard to increase your career options. You will be considering jobs in the City or in the capital markets of your own country, in areas such as asset management, corporate finance, trading, financial regulation, and economic and financial consulting and central banking.

Teaching and Assessment

Lectures introduce key theories, concepts and economic models. In classes you will solve financial problems and numerical exercises, analyse case studies and make presentations. Modules are taught by staff from both WBS and the Department of Economics at Warwick through a combination of lectures, classes and computer lab sessions.

Assessment

Assessment is a mix of exams and coursework with your 6,000 word dissertation bringing all your learning together at the end.

Skills from this degree

  • A unique chance to be taught by two top academic departments to gain a deep insight into both Finance and Economics
  • Elective modules to help you specialise, or explore new areas
  • Apply to the QTEM Masters Network Program and spend up to an additional 12 months studying at one or two International Academic Partners, completing an internship, and taking part in a global Data Challenge with fellow QTEM students
  • Access to dedicated CareersPlus service with specialist careers coaches

Careers

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work for employers including: Accenture, Amazon, Arup, BAE Systems, BNP Paribas, CitiBank, Deloitte, Delphi, European Central Bank, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Nielsen, Rolls-Royce, Shell, UBS and Unilever. They have pursued roles such as: actuaries; business and financial project management professionals; chief executives and senior officials; economists, estimators, valuers and assessors, finance and investment analysts and advisers, investment/merchant bankers and taxation experts.

WBS CareersPlus service

We offer you a comprehensive pre-arrival, student, and alumni careers service. You will have access to one-to-one career guidance appointments, CV checks and tailored mock interviews. We regularly post job opportunities, events and workshops on our bespoke online learning environment my.wbs.

Tuition fees

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£ 35,500per year

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

University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 103 7

    4th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    139 63%

    30th

    25
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    89 89%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    21st

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    173 78%

    14th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    13th

    13

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