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.
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:
- 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
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- Research Methods in Finance
- Big Data in Finance
- Trading Global Financial Markets
- Portfolio Management
Finance Research Techniques Using Matlab
- Financial Modelling
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesFinance Business Intelligence & Analytics Data Science & Big Data View 416 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International20350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20350 GBP per year during 12 months.
National13030 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13030 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.