University of Essex
Money and Banking
Applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or 2.2 degree in economics or a related discipline. (If your 1st degree is not in economics, or your economics training does not provide sufficient technical expertise for direct entry to an MSc, then we have a full-time Diploma). If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Core modules: banking; econometric methods; macroeconomics; microeconomics; monetary economics; Msc dissertation. Optional modules: applications of data analysis; banking; behavioural economics i: individual decision making; behavioural economics ii: games and markets; computational agent-based macro-economics, financial markets and policy - design; econometric methods; economic development theory; economics of financial markets; economics of incentives, contracts and the firm; economics of the European union; economics of transition; environmental economics; estimation and inference in econometrics; game theory and applications; international finance; international trade; macroeconomics; market structure and strategic behaviour; mathematical methods; microeconometrics; microeconomics; monetary economics; panel data methods; political economy; theory of industrial organisation; time series econometrics; topics in financial economics.
Your assessment is a combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, you will work on a dissertation or individual project included in your final grade.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Scotland)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Wales)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (England)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International)||24 months|
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