University of Essex

University of Essex

Financial and Business Economics

This course provides an economic approach to business and finance, by allowing students to study the economical principles that are at the heart of finance and business, and to develop an awareness of their applications; 1 compulsory module, topics in financial economics, covers a variety of topics in corporate finance and looks closely at 2 broad questions: how to raise funds to maintain the activity of the firm?; and who should control the firm?; students start with asset pricing algebra, and defining debt and equity in the firm as basic options, leading up to the Modigliani-Miller irrelevance theorems; students then graduate with key employability skills like numeracy and ICT knowledge; research skills; information and communication skills; and the ability to evaluate trends in business and finance.

Sponsorship information

Some University of Essex studentships available.

Qualifications

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 GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 4,975 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Colchester Campus Colchester CO4 3SQ South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Administrator, Department of Economics
Telephone number: 
01206 872719