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This degree has been designed to provide the economic reasoning, quantitative skills and institutional knowledge required by financial economists to solve practical problems arising in finance. These skills should make graduates highly suited for further studies as well as for a career in investment banking or in financial markets. This degree offers you the opportunity to combine in-depth studies in economics and finance. It provides you with the analytical tools from the fields of mathematics, statistics, economics and econometrics together with the institutional knowledge required to work as a financial economist.

 

Degree Structure

Standard Route

100 Courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and ST104B Statistics 2 (half course)
MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course) and MT105B Mathematics 2 (half course)
FN1024 Principles of banking and finance

200 and 300 Courses

EC2065 Macroeconomics
EC2066 Microeconomics
EC2020 Elements of econometrics
FN3092 Corporate finance
EC3115 Monetary economics or EC3099 Industrial economics
FN3142 Quantitative finance*
One 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group
One 100, 200 or 300 course (or two half courses) from any Selection group

 

Graduate Entry Route

100 Courses

EC1002 Introduction to economics
ST104A Statistics 1 (half course) and ST104B Statistics 2 (half course)
MT105A Mathematics 1 (half course) and MT105B Mathematics 2 (half course)
FN1024 Principles of banking and finance

200 and 300 Courses

EC2065 Macroeconomics
EC2066 Microeconomics
EC2020 Elements of econometrics
FN3092 Corporate finance
FN3142 Quantitative finance*

 

Additional information

Through the Graduate Entry Route the degree takes a minimum of three years to complete.
*FN3142 Quantitative finance must be taken with or after FN3092 Corporate finance.

 

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