12 months
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20350 GBP/year
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About

The professionally recognised MSc Finance and Investment programme at the University of Essex builds on your existing knowledge of finance, economics or business to prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career in portfolio management and corporate finance.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You’ll explore how corporations deal with funding sources, capital structuring and investment decisions. You’ll investigate behavioural finance, financial planning strategies and fixed income markets and instruments.

You develop knowledge and skills in:

  • portfolio theory
  • fixed-income securities
  • behavioural finance
  • corporate finance

Our aim at MSc Finance and Investment programme at the University of Essex is to give you the best foundation for a career in investment or elsewhere in the finance sector. We want to help you understand the theory and put it into practice.

Your future

Many of our graduates enjoy roles in a host of occupations, including financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy. Read Andrew's story, and see how he benefited from his Masters degree. Our graduates work for high-profile organisations and innovative SMEs such as:

  • Deutsche Bank
  • Standard Chartered
  • GlobeOp Financial Services
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • Credit Data Research, a business funder

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Finance

  • Portfolio Management

  • Behavioural Finance

  • Research Methods in Finance

  • Fixed Income Securities

  • Derivative Securities

  • Postgraduate Mathematics Preparation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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 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, Finance, Mathematics (calculus), Quantitative Finance/Methods or Econometrics (probability).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13030 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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