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Newcastle University: Finance and Economics

Institution Newcastle University View institution profile
Department Newcastle University Business School
Web Visit Newcastle University website
Study type Research

Summary

Our Finance and Economics (Research) MA is designed to provide you with the essential skills, as well as an advanced knowledge and understanding of economics and finance, to proceed to doctoral research. It forms part of the 1+3 (Master's plus PhD) scheme under the North East Doctoral Training Centre.

Applications for this course are now open You can now apply for September 2021 entry.

Through the course you will develop: •a thorough understanding of social science theory, approaches and research methods •an understanding of research methods specific to finance and/or economics •knowledge of advanced scholarship and practice in areas within finance/economics as well as a broader awareness of cutting edge research across the social sciences •skills in data collection and analysis •specialist analytical and problem-solving skills.

The research training provided will also be valuable for many non-academic careers in research institutions or other knowledge-intensive environments.

Find out about our research areas and the staff who will teach on this course.

Delivery:

You take research training modules, made up of generic skills which are taught as part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Research Training Programme, and subject-specific research methods and empirical techniques.

You take further modules, both compulsory and optional, in core subject-specific knowledge, geared to either economics or finance. Finally, the course culminates in a dissertation.

Teaching and learning take place in workshops and practical classes, lectures, seminars, team-based problem-solving groups and in supervisory meetings for research papers and the dissertation.

Accreditation:

Newcastle University Business School is accredited by the: •Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) •European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) •Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Only 1% of business schools worldwide hold ‘triple accreditation’. This accolade is a huge endorsement that reflects the investment we make for our students by providing a high quality teaching environment, innovative programming and active engagement with industry.

Facilities:

Newcastle University Business School is one of the largest Schools in the University, with over 3,500 students representing over 93 nationalities. The School's location and modern design creates a dynamic centre point for a valuable network of regional, national and international thought leaders, alumni and leading professions.

Our facilities provide: •a flexible and dedicated conference suite with panoramic views across the city •Wi-Fi enabled connectivity throughout the building, including three computer clusters housing approximately 120 PCs •four large lecture theatres and 21 seminar rooms, providing comfortable teaching and group study space •a dedicated Hub, Base, and Lounge providing a balanced mix of study space and relaxation areas •a contemporary café.

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About us
A Global Top 125 university (QS World University Rankings 2023), Newcastle University is dedicated to excellence, creativity and innovation, pioneering solutions that can change our world.

Through world-class research it tackles some of the biggest challenges facing society globally, leading in its key strengths of ageing and health, data, energy, cities, culture and creative arts. The UK’s Research Excellence Framework 2021 assessed its research as world-leading with outstanding impact.

Through high quality teaching it …

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