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19380 GBP/year
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The Financial and Business Economics course offered by the University of Essex allows you to study the economic principles that are at the heart of finance and business, and to develop an awareness of their applications.

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Overview

You investigate topics including:

  • Topics in corporate finance
  • How to raise funds to maintain the activity of a firm
  • Asset pricing algebra
  • Defining debt and equity
  • Modigliani-Miller irrelevance theorems

Your future

After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree – many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study.

Alternatively, our course also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.

On the Financial and Business Economics course offered by the University of Essex you will develop key employability skills including statistical analysis, mathematical techniques, research, analytical reasoning and modelling.

Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a range of high-profile organisations:

  • PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)
  • Ernst and Young
  • EXL Service

More generally, our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Econometric Methods
  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Theory of Industrial Organisation
  • Topics in Financial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Economic Development Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A degree with an overall 2.2 in a discipline related to economics such as: Economics, Maths, Engineering, Finance, Physics or any other degree with a strong maths component.

  • The Degree should contain some economics components including Macroeconomics; Microeconomics or Econometrics.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19380 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12410 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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