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MScFinance and Management

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
Tuition fee £15,500 per year
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If you’re looking for a career that combines management success and creativity with a deep understanding of the financial world, then our course is for you. We broaden your understanding of these two disciplines and prepare you to face the challenges of working in complex economic, social, political and cultural conditions. By developing a diverse range of financial and management skills, you can graduate as an extremely attractive candidate to employers in a range of financial organisations.

Topics include:

- corporate finance
- portfolio management
- the foundations of marketing
- management principles

MSc Finance and Management is taught at Essex Business School, acclaimed for research expertise on workplace behaviour, management and finance. You join an internationally diverse school, ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014).

This course is also available to study part-time and you may be able to apply for scholarships and discounts provided by the University of Essex. Essex Business School also offers a limited number of scholarships for the CFA level one exam and IMC level one and two exams to exceptional Masters students.

Programme structure

Year 1

Corporate Finance
Portfolio Management
Dissertation (optional)
Managing Across Cultures (optional)
Foundations of Management and Marketing
Management: Principles and Practices
Postgraduate Mathematics Preparation
Research Methods in Finance: Empirical Methods in Finance
Exchange Rates and International Finance (optional)
International Environment of Business (optional)

Career opportunities

A Masters degree from Essex Business School can form the basis of a successful career in financial analysis, management, public administration or accountancy and has inspired many students to go into business themselves.

Many of our recent graduates work for global organisations, including:

Tata Steel
Cisco Systems
Government of Pakistan
Yes Bank
Jewim Pharmaceutical Inc

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States