University of Essex
This course develops a vision and understanding of the changing role and nature of international finance within the context of globalised markets, the increasingly widespread impact of information technology and the move toward large international trading blocks, such as the EU; as a graduate, students are then ideally positioned to take up a position in investment management, corporate finance, trading or consulting.
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in finance, economics or business. We also welcome applications from candidates with any science or engineering degrees. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: Exchange rates and international finance; research methods in finance (empirical methods in finance); derivative securities; portfolio management; postgraduate mathematics preparation; dissertation. Optional modules include: Asset pricing; bank strategy and risk; behavioural finance; corporate finance; derivative securities; exchange rates and international finance; financial modelling; fixed income securities; industry expert lectures in finance; international financial reporting; international management accounting; modern banking; portfolio management; postgraduate mathematics preparation; research methods in finance (empirical methods in finance); risk management; trading global financial markets.
Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.
Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 9,785 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 7,475 per Academic year (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
Graduate Administrator, Essex Business School