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MSc Finance and Management

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Financial Management Management (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you’re looking for a career that combines management success and creativity with a deep understanding of the financial world, then our course is for you. We broaden your understanding of these two disciplines and prepare you to face the challenges of working in complex economic, social, political and cultural conditions. By developing a diverse range of financial and management skills, you can graduate as an extremely attractive candidate to employers in a range of financial organisations.

Topics include:

  • corporate finance
  • portfolio management
  • the foundations of marketing
  • management principles

MSc Finance and Management is taught at Essex Business School, acclaimed for research expertise on workplace behaviour, management and finance. You join an internationally diverse school, ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014). This course is also available to study part-time and you may be able to apply for scholarships and discounts provided by the University of Essex.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | 08-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

08-OCT-20

Modules

The module has two parts: theoretical and empirical parts. It will first review the fundamental theories of asset pricing including the expected utility, risk aversion, portfolio choice, asset pricing kernels, and risk-neutral valuation. The second part of the module will discuss some empirical asset pricing studies.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£11,820

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree containing at least some (one in each of the two core areas) modules relating to: (see also key modules) Economics or Finance and (ideally) at any stage of study are desired but can be waived if overall mark is high Mathematics or Statistics or Any finance (derivatives, futures, portfolio management)