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Department of Economics, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THES-AFL05: PG Dip Economics & Finance


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP): PG Certificate
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: not applicable
  • Taught credits: 60

Semester 1: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information
ES50060 Econometrics for economics & finance 6 Credits
ES50071 Economic theory & applications 1 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 3 Unit(s) from the following list:
Students wishing to take MN50429 in Semester 2 must choose MA50196 from this list.
ES50054 International monetary economics 6 Credits
MA50196 Financial derivatives 6 Credits
MN50319 Theory of financial decision making 6 Credits
MN50322 Investment management 6 Credits
MN50328 Banking 6 Credits
MN50374 Introduction to quantitative finance 6 Credits
ZZ50001 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

Semester 2: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
ES50061 Financial econometrics 6 Credits
ES50072 Economic theory & applications 2 6 Credits
ES50073 Research methods in economics & finance 6 Credits
MN50324 Corporate finance 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 Unit(s) from the following list:
You may only choose MN50429 from this list if you have already chosen MA50196 from the list in Semester 1.
ES50055 Public economics 6 Credits
ES50077 Incentives & performance 6 Credits
ES50078 International monetary policy & institutions 6 Credits
MN50182 Financial management for international business 6 Credits
MN50321 International finance 6 Credits
MN50330 Risk management 6 Credits
MN50429 Financial engineering 6 Credits
ZZ50005 Director of Studies approved unit 6 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.