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Finance

MSci
  • UCAS code L113
  • Option 4 years full time
  • Year of entry 2021

This programme is currently under development and may be subject to change

The course

Studying an integrated Finance degree at Royal Holloway means that you will learn from internationally renowned experts in the field at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research departments. Our balanced approach to research and teaching guarantees high quality teaching from subject leaders, cutting edge materials and intellectually challenging debates. You will be taught by people who have worked and are still working in the finance industry in the broad areas of asset allocation and risk, as well as algorithmic trading. 

This four-year integrated degree course is aimed at ambitious individuals and offers a complete education in financial economics and economic theory and its applications. You’ll cover the core material that a graduate Economist would be expected to know and you will develop your knowledge and skills to a more advanced level.

Your first years will see you learning all the basics of economics, economic policy, statistics and mathematics whilst you will have a number of choices later on. During the first three years you will have short employability modules to ensure you have transferable skills during your third year you can specialise to suit your interests with a vast number of optional modules on offer. Your fourth year is where you will bring all your knowledge together and hone your skills and knowledge during your time researching and writing your dissertation.

You will be taught in small groups and will have access to facilities such as our Experimental Economics laboratory and our Bloomberg Terminals.

The knowledge and transferable skills gained will lead to excellent career prospects in financial institutions and government as well as further education. 

  • Integrated Master’s degree which provides you with an in depth understanding of economic theory and its applications
  • Learn how to evaluate research findings in financial economics and asset pricing
  • Learn from internationally renowned experts at one of the UK’s top ten teaching and research departments
93%

of our Economics graduates are employed or go on to further study within six months of graduating

Source: DLHE, 2018

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