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About

The Financial Economics and Econometrics course offered by the University of Essex includes in-depth theoretical and applied aspects of econometrics to complement subjects in financial markets and corporate finance.

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Overview

The Financial Economics and Econometrics  course offered by the University of Essex  equips you with the right combination of skills for rigorous analysis to underpin high-level policy advice or decision making in the fast moving financial sector. You master mathematical techniques and statistical analysis, and acquire a deep knowledge of how financial markets work and how to analyse them.

You investigate topics including:

  • The theoretical foundations of econometrics
  • The analysis of financial market data
  • The economics of financial markets

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.

With the skills and knowledge you acquire from studying within our Department of Economics, you will be in demand from a wide range of employers. We have excellent links with the research community, both in the UK and worldwide, and strong ties with the business/consultancy world, especially in London and other major financial centres.

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:

  • Economics of Financial Markets
  • Estimation and Inference in Econometrics
  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Topics in Financial Economics
  • Economic Development Theory
  • Economics of Incentives, Contracts and the Firm
  • Game Theory and Applications
  • International Finance
  • International Trade

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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    19380 GBP/year
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  • National

    12410 GBP/year
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    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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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