Taught course

Finance and Management

Institution
University of Essex · Essex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree, or equivalent, in finance, economics or business. We also welcome applications from candidates with any science or engineering degree.

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).

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. Essex Business School also offers a limited number of scholarships for the CFA level one exam to exceptional Masters students. Essex Business School is a Recognised Partner of the CFA.

Postgraduate loans for Masters courses are now available from the Student Loans Company, worth up to £10,000, for students from the UK and EU.

Information for international students

MSc Finance and Management

Why we're great

  • You are taught by internationally renowned social scientists and management experts
  • We are rated as a top 20 UK business school by the Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • Our Colchester Campus has the UK’s first zero-carbon business school building

Course options2017-18

Duration: 1 year
Start month: October
Location: Colchester Campus
Based in: Essex Business School
Fee (Home/EU): £10,200
Fee (International): £15,950
Fees will increase for each academic year of study.
PGT fees information

Course enquiries

Telephone 01206 872719
Email pgadmit@essex.ac.uk

Qualifications

UK entry requirements

A 1st, 2:1 or good 2:2 degree, or equivalent, in finance, economics or business. We also welcome applications from candidates with any science or engineering degree.

International and EU entry requirements

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We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Email pgadmit@essex.ac.uk for further details about the qualifications we accept. Include information in your email about the undergraduate qualification you have already completed or are currently taking.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, we require IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum component score of 5.5

Fees and funding

We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, visit our website at: www.essex.ac.uk.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate Administrator
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1206 872719