University of Essex
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 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: Economics of incentives, contracts and the firm; mathematical methods; microeconomics; theory of industrial organisation; dissertation. Optional modules include: Accounting and professionalism; advanced research methods (empirical explorations the contemporary workplace); asset pricing; audit theory; bank strategy and risk; behavioural finance; business strategy; cases in corporate governance; contemporary issues in human resource management; corporate finance; corporate reporting and analysis; creativity and organisation; critical marketing; derivative securities; e-commerce; econometric methods; economic development theory; economics of financial markets; ethical marketing; exchange rates and international finance; financial decision making; financial modelling; fixed income securities; foundations of management and marketing; game theory and applications; industry expert lectures in finance; international environment of business; international finance; international financial reporting; international management accounting; international trade; issues in financial reporting; macroeconomics; management accounting; management and organisational behaviour; management psychology; management (principles and practices); managing across cultures; managing for ethics and sustainability; marketing (principles and practices); modern banking; people and organisations; perspectives on marketing; philosophy of management and accounting; political economy; portfolio management; postgraduate mathematics preparation; research evaluation projects; research methods in accounting; research methods in finance (empirical methods in finance); risk management; strategic brand communication; strategy and accounting; topics in financial economics; topics in labour economics; trading global financial markets.
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||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|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
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