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MSc Economics and Finance Degree

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Loughborough University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our MSc Economics and Finance programme will provide you with the capability to apply modern macroeconomic, microeconomic and econometric methods in order to assess and shape organisational, government and financial policy.

Taught by academic experts in economics and finance, you will learn how to apply modern macroeconomic, microeconomic and econometric methods in order to assess and shape organisational, government and financial policy. You will study economic theory and policy, the actions of governments, firms, households and intermediaries in national and global money, bond and foreign exchange markets.

You will examine both the microeconomic impacts for firms and the macroeconomic implications for the global economy, and will develop advanced theoretical and quantitative skills – highly sought after by employers in financial services and government – as well as transferable skills that will be of value in a range of other business and policy sectors.

In addition, there is the opportunity to sharpen your practical skills by completing a research project that allows you to apply your knowledge of economics and finance.

Who should study this programme?

Our masters in Economics and Finance programme is ideal for graduates interested in careers in banking, finance government (central banking, treasury, etc.), international organisations, business, management consultancy, economic consultancy, and for higher awards by research.

Future career prospects

Well-trained, numerate economists are in high demand in every sector of the economy. Graduates will be equipped with the skills of a professional economist for careers in banking, finance, government (central banking, treasury, etc.), international organisations, business, management consultancy, economic consultancy, and for higher awards by research.

Graduate destinations

Example graduate destinations include: HSBC – Analyst; SSR Group (Sweden) – Associate FX Broker; Siemens – Finance Officer. Other students have gone on to further research study.

Your personal development

You will develop advanced theoretical and quantitative skills – highly sought after by employers in financial services and government – as well as transferable skills that will be of value in a range of other business and policy sectors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 21,900per year

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

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 103 2

    16th out of 78 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    146 66%

    26th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    57th

    28
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    148 67%

    28th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    2

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