|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,500 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A degree with an overall grade of 2.2.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
Careers in business and finance often require an economic approach. Our MSc Financial and Business Economics allows you to study the economic principles that are at the heart of finance and business, and to develop an awareness of their applications.
You investigate topics including:
- Topics in corporate finance
- How to raise funds to maintain the activity of a firm
- Asset pricing algebra
- Defining debt and equity
- Modigliani-Miller irrelevance theorems
We are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. Much of this world-class research is related to policy, and we have particular strengths in the areas of:
- Game theory and strategic interactions
- Theoretical and applied econometrics
- Labour economics
The quality of our work is reflected in our stream of publications in high-profile academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, and Review of Economic Studies.
Economics of Financial Markets
Theory of Industrial Organisation
Topics in Financial Economics
Monetary Economics (optional)
Economic Development Theory (optional)
On our course you will develop key employability skills including statistical analysis, mathematical techniques, research, analytical reasoning and modelling.
Our recent graduates have gone on to work for a range of high-profile organisations:
Ernst and Young
More generally, our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations.