12 months
20350 GBP/year
13030 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Finance and Management course offered by the University of Essex has been uniquely designed to train you in high-level finance and management principles to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in these areas.

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The Finance and Management course offered by the University of Essex is perfect if you do not have a first degree in business or finance, or relevant work experience but are seeking to make a career change into finance and management. You’ll become business ready to work in finance or management roles whatever your background or take your career to the next level as a finance or management professional.

If you’re looking for a career that combines management success and creativity with an understanding of the financial world, then MSc Finance and Management is for you. You will study Principles of Finance in term one, which will provide you with the maths skills and core concepts in finance you need to succeed on the course and to apply in the workplace in your first finance role.

Your future

Many of our recent graduates work for global organisations and innovative SMEs, including:

  • Tata Steel
  • Cisco Systems, a technology multinational
  • Government of Pakistan
  • Yes Bank, an Indian private sector bank
  • Jewim Pharmaceutical Inc, a drug manufacturer
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • Credit Data Research, a business funder
  • Marex, a global tech-enabled liquidity hub

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Principles of Finance

  • Asset Pricing
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Financial Technology and Innovation (Fintech)
  • Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

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


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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 or Finance (not including financial reporting), Mathematics or Statistics. With a score of 50% in this module.

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.


  • Home/UK fee: £6,515
  • International fee: £10,175

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.


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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