Taught course

International Finance

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 do financial markets differ across the globe? How do international trading blocs (such as the EU) impact finance?

On this course, you develop a broad vision and understanding of the changing role and nature of finance and investments within the context of a global marketplace. You can become highly competent in dealing with exchange rates and portfolio management and develop advanced mathematical skills.

Essex Business School, where this course is taught, is ranked in the UK’s top 25 for research excellence (REF 2014) and is a truly international place to study. More than half of our staff and students come from overseas and our current Masters students join us from more than 40 different countries. Our global team of academics and practitioners ensure this course is informed by the very latest insights and financial issues from around the world.

Our MSc International Finance ensures you’re well-placed to secure a position in an international organisation, in areas such as corporate finance, investment management or trading.

You can study this course either full-time or part-time and you may be able to take advantage of University of Essex scholarships and discounts, including those for students joining us from overseas. Essex Business School also offers a limited number of scholarships for the CFA level one exam to exceptional Masters students. The University of Essex is a member of the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. CFA is a registered trademark owned by CFA Institute.

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.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk