University of Essex
Accounting and Financial Economics
Our 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 a Master's, then we have a full-time Diploma). If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
Core modules: Economics of financial markets; issues in financial reporting; management accounting; mathematical methods; dissertation. Options: Audit theory; bank strategy and risk; behavioural finance; corporate finance; corporate reporting and analysis; critical marketing; econometric methods and applications; economic development theory; economics of incentives, contracts and the firm; exchange rates and international finance; financial decision making; financial modelling; game theory and applications; international finance; international financial reporting; international trade theory; macroeconomics; management in organisations; management psychology; microeconometrics; microeconomics; perspectives on corporate governance; philosophy of management and accounting; postgraduate mathematics preparation; research methods and methodologies in accounting and management; research methods in finance: empirical methods in finance; theory of industrial organisation; topics in financial economics; topics in labour economics; trade and development.
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||October 2016||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 9,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|