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Finance and Management MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management (General) Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type


Course Summary

This course is for those who looking for a career that combines management success and creativity with a deep understanding of the financial world. 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.

Take the next step towards becoming a business leader of the future with our MSc Finance and Management. We foster your creativity, innovation and ethical awareness so you can meet the challenges of today’s global business world. A Masters degree from Essex Business School can form the basis of a successful career in financial analysis, management, public administration or accountancy and has inspired many students to go into business themselves.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | OCT-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

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This module covers topics in mathematics that are required in finance modules at Master's level at Essex Business School. It focuses on basic algebra, compounding and discounting, calculus including optimization and dynamics. Little or no previous knowledge will be assumed. However the lectures will proceed at a quick pace, so you are expected to read the lectures notes in advance of the lectures. This module is compulsory for finance degree students on the MSc Banking, MSc Banking and Finance, MSc Finance, MSc Finance and Investment, MSc Financial Engineering and Risk Management and MSc International Finance programmes and for the MSc Accounting and Finance and MSc Finance and Management programmes.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students should have a 2:2 degree containing at least some (one in each of the two core areas) modules relating to: 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).