Finance and Global Trading, M.Sc. | University of Essex | Colchester, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
20350 GBP/year
13030 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Finance and Global Trading at the University of Essex aims to develop future traders and prepare you for a successful career in the financial services sector. This specialist course will equip you with the skills to take on a trading floor by exposing you to financial modelling, risk management systems and big data analytics.

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Overview

Traders operate in global markets that are still feeling the after-effects of the 2008 financial meltdown and are now attempting to navigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. With an increased focus on risk management and compliance, global traders need to be agile, analytic and adaptive in order to succeed.

There is no doubt that successful traders earn the highest wages in the already well-salaried financial sector, so traders need to be ruthless in order to prove their worth to their bank, hedge-fund or utilities employer. A detailed knowledge of global markets, an ability to negotiate risk and an eye for a trade are therefore essential skills and talents for a trader.

Your future

Many of our graduates of the MSc Finance and Global Trading at the University of Essex enjoy careers in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy at some of the world’s most well-known organisations and exciting SMEs, including:

  • Groupon, a global e-commerce marketplace
  • KPMG Group, a multinational professional services network
  • Right Freight Pvt Ltc, an Independent freight forwarder
  • Copal Partners, a financial consultation agency
  • Capital Markets Intelligence, a financial publisher
  • Credit Data Research, a business funder

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Derivative Securities
  • Portfolio Management
  • Trading Global Financial Markets
  • Research Methods in Finance: Empirical Methods in Finance
  • MSc Finance and Investment: Dissertation
  • Asset Pricing

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
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

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

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Finance and Global Trading.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

United Kingdom / Merit-based
Kaplan International College Progression Scholarship
3000 GBP
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

University of Essex
Colchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom / Merit-based
Academic Excellence International Masters Scholarship
5000 GBP
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

University of Essex
Colchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom / Merit-based
University of Sanctuary Scholarship for Afghan Refugees
5000 GBP
Grant
20 Nov 2022
Deadline

University of Essex
Colchester, United Kingdom
226 countries
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
10000 USD
Grant
06 Feb 2023
Deadline

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
6 countries / Need-based
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Various benefits
Grant
29 Mar 2022
Deadline

Japan Gov’t/World Bank
226 countries / Merit-based
Finduddannelse Sustainability Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
22 Sep 2022
Deadline

Finduddannelse
225 countries / Merit-based
Education Future International Scholarship
200000 INR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Education Future
United Kingdom / Merit-based
Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships for International Students
8000 GBP
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Get-Scholarship
226 countries
BeArt-Presets Academic Scholarship Program
5000 USD
Grant
01 Apr 2023
Deadline

BeArt-Presets
226 countries
Fulbright U.S. Student Program, 2022
Various benefits
Grant
11 Oct 2022
Deadline

U.S. government
United Kingdom / Merit-based
Chevening Scholarships
Various benefits
Grant
01 Nov 2022
Deadline

UK Government
United Kingdom
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
1516 GBP
Grant
15 Dec 2022
Deadline

UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
United Kingdom / Merit-based
Marshall Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
01 Oct 2022
Deadline

The Government of the United Kingdom
225 countries / Merit-based
Higher Education Scholarship Test for Indian students
100000 INR
Grant
30 Oct 2022
Deadline

Ministry of Information & Technology (IT)
50 countries / Merit-based
Study a Masters in Europe Scholarships
Various benefits
Grant
16 May 2022
Deadline

educations.com
18 countries / Merit-based
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Various benefits
Grant
31 Mar 2022
Deadline

Aga Khan Foundation
226 countries
ServiceScape Scholarship
1000 USD
Grant
30 Nov 2022
Deadline

ServiceScape
226 countries
ACES Scholarships
3500 USD
Grant
15 Nov 2022
Deadline

ACES Education Fund
United Kingdom
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships for Developing Commonwealth Countries
Various benefits
Grant
15 Mar 2022
Deadline

DFID/UK Universities
Worldwide / Merit-based
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Various benefits
Grant
30 Dec 2023
Deadline

Pinsky Law
Worldwide
Study abroad Scholarship - Collect
10000 SEK
Grant
31 May 2023
Deadline

Sambla
Worldwide / Merit-based
iVisa Annual Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
14 May 2023
Deadline

iVisa
Worldwide
IMSOGLO Consortium Scholarship
2000 EUR
Grant
30 May 2023
Deadline

IMSOGLO
Worldwide
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
1500 USD
Grant
30 Mar 2023
Deadline

IELTS from 6 to 9
Worldwide
Anonymous Hope Fund
3000 USD
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

Anonymous Hope Fund
Worldwide
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
8000 EUR
Grant
Not specified
Deadline

European Commission

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