London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Introduction

This programme imparts a rigorous understanding of financial markets, grounded in financial economics and econometric methods; covering investments and asset pricing, option and derivatives pricing and portfolio management, the programme provides a thorough exposure to econometric methods, including time series analysis, with applications to financial models and data; the core courses emphasise analytical rigour and theoretical foundations, in addition to application of the theory.

Course Additional Entry

A 2.1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in economics or in the applied mathematical sciences with some economics courses. Degree should have had strong analytical content, including courses in calculus and matrix algebra, probability and statistics, microeconomic theory, and preferably also econometrics. All applicants must submit a GRE or GMAT test score. English language requirement for non'native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £22,176  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Res) £22,176  Academic year. First year home fees