12 months
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About

The Finance and Data Analytics course offered by the University of Essex prepares you for the financial services industry by equipping you with the quantitative, statistical and technical skills needed in a world powered by big data.

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Overview

If you want to explore how big data streams influence financial and statistical modelling on a daily basis and gain an understanding on how data from social networks and search engine analytics can change how an investment matures, MSc Finance and Data Analytics is for you.

The finance and investments sector needs practitioners who have a fundamental understanding of financial markets who can also apply statistical modelling in the context of the growing, and increasingly complex, data available to financial firms.

This  Finance and Data Analytics course offered by the University of Essex is perfect for those with an interest in big data and data analysis who want to work in specialist roles within the finance and investments sector.

Your future

Our graduates can analyse complex data and use this to make effective business decisions. Many work for global employers and dynamic SMEs in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy, such as:

  • KPMG
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • European Central Bank
  • HP, hardware company
  • Groupon, a global e-commerce marketplace
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods in Finance
  • Big Data in Finance
  • Trading Global Financial Markets
  • Portfolio Management
  • Finance Research Techniques Using Matlab

  • Financial Modelling

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 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 for example: Mathematics (calculus), quantitative finance/methods or Econometrics (probability, 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.

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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