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M.Sc. Financial Economics


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.


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.


The suggested structure is now as follows:

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