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Finance and Data Analytics

University of Essex

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
18460 GBP/year
11820 GBP/year
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About

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

Overview

You master areas including:

  • portfolio analysis
  • empirical financial methods
  • data analytics
  • trading global markets

The Finance and Data Analytics course is offered by the University of Essex.

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
  • Groupon
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • Credit Data Research, a business funder

We’re also proud of our entrepreneurial spirit; many of our graduates succeed with their own businesses. Recent examples include international business incubator 0100Ventures and entrepreneurship website SlovakSTARTUP.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Trading Global Financial Markets
  • Data Analytics in Finance
  • Research Methods in Finance: Empirical Methods in Finance
  • MSc Finance and Investment: Dissertation
  • 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.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:2 degree containing core modules relating to Mathematics (calculus), quantitative finance/methods or Econometrics (probability, statistics) (also see key modules)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18460 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18460 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11820 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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