GOKHALE INSTITUTE OF POLITICS & ECONOMICS

Deemed to be University u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956

Re-accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A'
M.Sc. (Financial Economics)

M.Sc. (Financial Economics)

The M.Sc. in Financial Economics course is a distinct programme specifically designed toprovide the students with profound, comprehensive and industry relevant knowledge offinancial economics complete with the training in analytic and quantitative methods.The course constitutes a rigorous training in a 360 degree range of subjects including time series

Econometrics, Computational Finance with R, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management,Macroeconomics and Financial Regulations, International Finance, Project Appraisal, Mergersand Acquisitions, Commercial Banking and Financial Institutions along with foundationalcourses like Accountancy and Financial Statement Analysis and Corporate Finance.

The M.Sc. in Financial Economics provides special modules on Financial Econometrics,Computational Finance and Financial Modelling and Valuation. The students are equippedwith core skills and robust knowledge of the techniques used to analyze financial and monetaryissues and the ability to apply them for analytical work on financial markets.

To complement this, students learn how to use econometric software packages like STATA,Eviews and R to assist with data analysis. The course provides the educational inputs to developthe ability to apply quantitative analytical techniques, the facility to use spreadsheets andeconometric techniques to analyze corporate sector problems and financial markets, ability toappraise investment projects with capital budgeting techniques, understanding of a variety offinancial institutions and regulations, understanding of key financial decisions by corporations,training to prepare equity research reports, financial modelling and valuation.

This is course a distinctive programme keeping in line with the Gokhale Institute tradition ofunderpinning theoretical knowledge with quality training in the analysis, use, andinterpretation of economic data to practical problems of industry and financial sector.