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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    30-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About this course

Learn in-depth how financial markets work and how money is organised on our Finance and Economics master’s degree. You’ll study economic analysis and quantitative techniques and learn about global capital markets.

This 1 year, full-time MSc prepares you for high-level finance roles across the world, and is an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) recognised training programme.

On this master’s course you’ll learn about corporate finance, economic analysis, financial economics and asset pricing. You’ll develop the skills to carry out independent research in finance and economics. Subject areas you’ll study include:

  • the foundations of economic and financial analysis
  • analysis of economic models
  • applying analysis to financial markets
  • economic ideas and research findings
  • test and evaluate economic models functionality of financial markets
  • design, implement and manage independent research in finance and economics
  • presentation of ideas, arguments and research findings

You’ll have access to our Bloomberg suite which hosts 21 trading terminals, where you can work with real-time data, breaking news and powerful analytics.

Careers

You’ll graduate with the knowledge and practical skills to work as a finance expert in the financial sector in a variety of organisations including:

  • central and local governments
  • European Union institutions
  • statistical offices
  • central banks
  • financial supervision authorities
  • international aid organisations
  • commercial banks and financial institutions

You’ll also be in an ideal position to continue your researches at PhD level.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 26,500per year

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

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton is proud of its inclusive global community and welcomes students from over 130 countries, including 6,800 EU and international students.
Southampton's Students' Union (SUSU) has over 40 cultural and international groups that help with social connections for international communities.
Specialist careers support and paid Year in Employment and internship opportunities prepare international students for their future.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 103 3

    28th out of 78

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    148 67%

    24th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    50th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    143 64%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    42nd

    17

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