The is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the functioning of financial markets and monetary policy. Students will be provided with the following skills:
- Will provide you with rigorous training in macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative methods, and develop your understanding of financial theory and empirical applications.
- You will learn how macroeconomic factors, such as monetary and fiscal policy, growth and risk, interact and influence financial markets and the pricing of financial assets, such as stocks and bonds.
- You will develop a strong understanding of the functioning of financial markets and the channels through which monetary policy decisions affect them. You are taught to analyse the market both technically and fundamentally.
- You will develop your expertise in topics relevant with financial markets, empirical and quantitative finance, macro and microeconomics, and international applied economics.
As a graduate you will have developed the essential knowledge and practical experience to work in the financial market as, for example, a financial economist, data analyst, policy analyst or financial analyst. Recent graduates have been employed by companies including KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Standard Charted Bank. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.
The course is available in the following countries: