Quantitative Finance and Econometrics at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Postgraduate

Quantitative Finance and Econometrics (Taught)

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Course summary

Our Quantitative Finance and Econometrics MSc programme is designed to provide a vast knowledge of modern analytical tools used in the evaluation of complex financial data. Graduates would typically go on to work as financial data analysts or consultants, specialising in finance, banking and investment management. With a particular focus on rigorous mathematical and computational treatment of models used in advanced financial engineering, this programme provides a solid grounding for work as a financial data analyst. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment.


Compulsory modules: Advanced Macroeconomics Financial Economics Econometric Methods Research Skills Computational Finance Financial Econometrics Time-Series Econometrics Dissertation of 12,000 words Plus two optional modules from: Advanced Topics in Financial Economics International Finance International Economics Money and Credit

Assessment method

Assessment is through a wide variety of methods including seminar presentations, extended essays, short projects, in-class tests, examinations, and the dissertation.

How to apply

International applicants

English language entry requirements The University requires all non-native speakers of English to reach a minimum standard of proficiency in written and spoken English before beginning a postgraduate degree. Certain subjects require a higher level. For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Need help with English? Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (minimum 2:2) from the UK or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification in economics or a combined degree in economics and another subject. All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications.

Fees and funding

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Quantitative Finance and Econometrics at University of Kent - UCAS