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What will I learn?

Gain the analytical, qualitative and quantitative skills to respond to economic problems faced by government agencies, central banks, financial institutions and industry.

Our MSc Financial Economics programme is designed for students with a basic knowledge in economics who wish to develop specialist skills and insights for a career as a professional financial analyst in fund management, stock-broking, investment banking, corporate treasury and other financial sector roles.

The programme will help you understand how financial institutions make their decisions based on microeconomic principles and the dynamics of the macroeconomic environment. It will enable you to make informed decisions that take into account a range of stakeholder interests.

The programme provides training in the numerical and quantitative techniques applicable to the financial industry. You will be exposed to cutting-edge trading simulations in our flagship Trading Room. This 56-seat capacity trading floor is one of the largest in the UK and provides you with the opportunity to gain the practical skills required for life at the financial industry. You can obtain Bloomberg Certification and there are opportunities for additional training in financial market trading strategies provided in cooperation with external agencies.

Accreditations

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Which department am I in?

Cardiff Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Cardiff University

PO Box 921,

Cardiff,

CF10 3XQ, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you have a bachelor's or master's degree with good grades from recognised universities and colleges in the United States, you will be considered for our postgraduate research courses. A minimum GPA of at least 3.0 is usually required and admission tutors will pay special attention to relevant classes taken during the degree. IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Cardiff University

Cardiff University is recognised by international employers from the globe-over, making its graduates highly sought after.

  • Ranked 166th in world (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • Based in one of the safest capital cities in Europe
  • High quality teaching with highly qualified teaching staff
  • Top 20 in the UK for quality of research (REF 2021)

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