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M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Econometrics

University of Essex

12 months
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19380 GBP/year
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About

The Financial Econometrics course offered by the University of Essex combines a practical approach to finance with a strong theoretical approach in econometrics, and is taught jointly between our Department of Economics and Essex Business School.  

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Overview

This mix of approaches means that you graduate from our course as someone who is very attractive to a variety of financial institutions, from insurance companies to central banks.

You develop a solid theoretical grounding in econometrics which complements the modules taught by Essex Business School; this structure gives you the opportunity to develop your skills in econometrics and apply them practically in a finance environment. You investigate topics including:

  • Asset pricing theories and empirical findings
  • Methods of estimation
  • Modern econometric techniques
  • Time series econometrics

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.

The Financial Econometrics course offered by the University of Essex will help you to develop a range of skills that will make you highly employable. These include modelling skills, statistical analysis, research skills and developing an understanding of asset pricing and financial markets.

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:

  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Estimation and Inference in Econometrics
  • Dissertation
  • Asset Pricing
  • Financial Modelling
  • MSc Finance and Investment: Dissertation
  • Econometric Methods
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Monetary Economics
  • Economic Development Theory
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

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

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