Numbers and Financial Economics

Take an in-depth look into financial variables and analyse monetary situations through this course

Published: 14th December 2014 09:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th December 2014 10:00 AM   |  A+A-


Financial economics focuses on monetary activities and economic activities. There are only PG courses available as this is a largely research-based subject that can be explored through case studies. It will explore a lot of financial and business theories that co-relate with economic theories. Decision making, market and trade, demand and supply, asset allocation, foreign exchange, import and export and income structures will be analysed in this subject. You will study Microeconomic Theory, Computational Econometrics, Financial Analysis and Reporting, Algorithm and Analysis Design, Corporate Fianance, Advanced Macroeconomics and Urban Economics.

ICFAI Foundation For Higher Education (IFHE)

IFHE, Hyderabad, offers an MA in Financial Economics. This two-year programme has 20 courses, of which 14 are core courses, four are electives, an industry internship project and one mandatory thesis during the third and fouth semester. There are two areas of specialisation — finance and banking. Students can also go for dual specialisation if their scores permit them to do so. You should also complete a summer internship project at the end of the first year.


Central University of Tamil Nadu

The University located in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu offers an MSc in the subject. It is is a two-year programme which has four modules. You will have courses in basic theory and application of Statictics, Mathematical Methods, Econometrics and Applied Econometrics. Specialised one-semester elective subjects include Risk Management, Investment Banking, Financial Regulation, Economics of Insurance, Empirical Methods in Finance, Stochastic Models and Banking Supervision. Students are also required to go for internship at the end of the first year.



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