Taught course

Finance and Management

Institution
University of Essex · Essex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree, or international equivalent, in a numerate discipline such as: Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering.

Your Degree should contain at least one module relating to Economics or Finance (not including financial reporting), Mathematics or Statistics. With a score of 50% in this module.

Months of entry

October

Course content

How can we prevent another financial crisis? What do ethical finance and responsible management look like in practice?

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).

Our lecturers have presented their work at the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve.

Our team form one of the largest finance groups in the UK, with expertise across both academia and industry. Essex Finance Centre organise research seminars that Masters students are welcome to attend.

We have specialists from across the discipline who draw upon a range of social science theories and concepts to ensure this course reflects the breadth of contemporary issues in banking and finance affecting today’s organisations.

We are recognised for being at the forefront of research in:

  • business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • organisation studies
  • leadership and strategy
  • finance and banking
  • risk management
  • international management

Fees and funding

You may be able to apply for scholarships and discounts provided by the University of Essex.

Postgraduate loans for Masters courses are now available from the Student Loans Company, for students from the UK and EU who meet the eligibility criteria.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk