Master International Finance & Economics - Máster en Economía y Finanzas Internacionales
This Master’s is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the economics of quantitative financial economics with an emphasis on financial markets and asset pricing models.
The course provides you with a firm grasp of some of the methods, models and techniques currently used by firms in the financial services sector and beyond. You will take compulsory modules in economics, financial econometrics, financial markets, international finance and risk management and trading.
You will also have the opportunity to study specialist modules, including Financial Markets – a technical module involving the study of financial models that can explain equilibrium asset prices and the term structure of interest rates; and Risk Management and Trading – which includes an introduction to techniques designed to measure market and credit risk and provide you with an insight into how trader behaviour contributes to bubbles and crashes.
Applicants should normally have a good first degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant.
It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study. Applicants who have not yet been awarded a degree may be offered a place conditional on them attaining a particular class of degree.
Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.
Other tests, including Cambridge English exams and the Trinity Integrated Skills in English are also accepted by the university.
Students must study the following modules for 160 credits:
RISK MANAGEMENT AND TRADING