MSc in Financial Economics

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A nine-month top-ranked Masters in Finance

Start date:

Duration:

  • 9 months

Time commitment:

  • Full time

Location:

  • Oxford

Cost:

  • £52,560

Programme overview

Propel your career with the necessary knowledge of finance and economics required by the financial sector.

Intellectually tough and highly practical, the distinctive nature of the programme will give you outstanding international training in the tools sought by financial institutions and companies, in a variety of different industries.

Saïd Business School finance faculty, together with the Department of Economics deliver the 9-month programme combining rigorous academic training with tailored real-world applications, designed in consultation with leading financial recruiters.

Experience the Oxford MSc in Financial Economics

One of the highlights is all the people I met through this programme. Many of them have amazing backgrounds and it is them who facilitated discussions and interactions in and out of class. I learned a lot from my fellow peers.

Fei Guo

MSc Financial Economics class of 2021-22

Current class profile

Our students are a diverse group of high-achieving individuals looking to launch or accelerate their career in finance or consulting.

753

Average GMAT score

90%

International students

21

Nationalities

72

Class size

23

Average age

49%

Female participation

Oxford Saïd Finance Lab

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Understand key concepts, processes, instruments and models required to be successful in financial services.

This co-curricular programme is led by seasoned practitioners with many years of transaction and market experience. At its core are a series of models that are used to evaluate and appraise situations from the real world. You will leave with a toolkit to tackle financial problems ranging from valuations to leveraged buyouts, to M&A transactions and more.

Drive your career development

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Achieve your potential with the support of the Careers team. They will work with you on your professional development and future career planning.

The combination of the programme curriculum and the co-curricular programmes such as Oxford Saïd Finance Lab and Asset Management masterclass, provide a rich and highly practical learning experience reflecting the aspirations of students and employers' needs.

The Careers team were incredibly helpful! You can just drop in and get your CV reviewed, or schedule the best mock case interview where you’ll be confident for your next job interview.

Tim Scherer

Investment Banking Department - Goldman Sachs

Employers who recruited graduates in 2021

Finance

  • Bank of America
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • Morgan Stanley

Consulting

  • Bain & Company
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • McKinsey & Company

Colleges

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Upon admission, you will also become a member of an Oxford college. Your college is both an academic and social community that will enrich your time at Oxford offers everything from formal dinners and balls to sports and lecture series. 

The Oxford college system enables you to interact with students and faculty from other disciplines. Some colleges provide accommodation for students. 
 

Application process

We are now accepting applications for September 2023 entry.

Deadlines

We operate a staged admissions process. You must submit a complete application by one of the below deadlines in order for your application to be considered. Deadlines fall on 23:59 GMT.

Stage 1 - Friday 28 October 2022 

Stage 2 - Friday 6 January 2023

Stage 3 - Wednesday 8 March 2023

Kira Talent

Upon submitting your complete application, you will receive a secure link to complete a Kira Talent video assessment. You must complete it by the below deadline:

Stage 1 applicants - Friday 11 November 2022

Stage 2 applicants - Friday 20 January 2023

Stage 3 applicants - Wednesday 22 March 2023

Decisions

Decisions will be released by the below dates:

Stage 1 - Friday 9 December 2022

Stage 2 - Wednesday 1 March 2023

Stage 3 - Wednesday 19 April 2023

Fees and funding

The fee for 2023-24 is £52,560 which includes lifelong Oxford Union membership.

Deposit

Applicants who are offered a place on the programme will be asked to pay a non-refundable deposit of £7,900 to secure their place on the programme. This amount will be offset against their fees. The deposit is due around 30 days after notification of acceptance.

Balance

Tuition fees are required in full by the programme start date in September.

How to pay your fees.

Cost of living

Approximate cost of living information.

Scholarships and funding

 

 

Contact us

If you have a query about admissions, fees or funding please get in touch by emailing us at MFE-Enquiries@sbs.ox.ac.uk.