Comments about MSc-Postgraduate Diploma-Postgraduate Certificate Economics (Money, Banking and Finance) - At the institution - Bristol City - Bristol
An advanced knowledge of economic theory and the expertise to apply that knowledge in business and research environments will give you clear advantages in your career, helping you to take on senior responsibilities within a huge range of organisations. This course will give you a thorough grounding in economic theory and analysis whilst specialising in financial systems and markets, banking and monetary finance. Take your career to the next level The hands-on skills, combined with in-depth theoretical knowledge you will develop during the course, will equip you to carry out further high-level research or apply your expertise in even the most demanding of business environments. This course offers enormous flexibility, allowing you to choose from a large range of specialist options in addition to a set of core modules.
This is a demanding course and you'll need: a good honours degree (minimum 2:2) ideally in a Social Science or a related discipline from a recognised Higher Education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution Alternatively, you'll need comparable qualifications, knowledge and experience.
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate Economics (Money, Banking and Finance)
-Research Methods I
-Research Methods II or Applied Econometrics
-Economic Theory and Applications
-Principles and Practice of Banking
-Financial Markets and Risk
The modules shown here are intended to give you a flavour of what you will be studying and are subject to change.
In addition to the core and option modules, you'll also write a major 15,000 word dissertation, designed to demonstrate your in-depth knowledge as well as your abilities of analysis and critical appraisal.
Teaching and learning
Traditional lectures are only one part of the course. You'll also learn through syndicate work, presentations and discussion, seminar groups and computer workshops. These modern methods create an environment that is enjoyable, varied and hugely effective.
Full-time students will take part in formal classes for two days a week, part-time students for one day a week. The course starts in September of each year and runs for 12 or 16 months for full-time students and 24 or 28 months for part-time students, depending on your choice of supervision schedule for your dissertation.