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M.Sc. Financial Economics

AN OVERVIEW

The Department is now offering a the M.Sc. Financial Economics degree programme over a period of one calendar year, full-time, and two calendar years, part-time:

  • The degree will be made up of a core set of seven (7) courses and one (1) elective, one of which can be an approved extra-departmental course and a Research Project.
  • Examinations for the Year Long Theory courses will normally be held at the end of Semester II, although some mid-course testing may be scheduled at the end of Semester I.
  • An internship programme, may be undertaken as an optional part of the research project requirements.
  • Pre-course upgrading or retooling in Econometrics and Mathematics for Economists is highly recommended.
  • Students in the graduate programme are required to have successfully read the course ECON 3008 History of Economic Thought prior to entry. Students who do not have a pass at ECON 3008 will be required to read it as an additional course at the graduate level.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates seeking entry to the M.Sc. programme in Economics should hold a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours or above) in the Social Sciences and should possess a working knowledge of Economics.

COURSE LISTING

The suggested structure is now as follows:

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