We offer a vibrant research environment with our staff and PhD students publishing papers at prestigious international conferences.
Our Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents is an innovative, laboratory-based teaching and research centre, with
an international reputation for leading-edge, interdisciplinary work combining economic and financial modelling with computational
We offer postgraduate taught courses and research study, with our teaching and research supported by Essex’s highly rated Department of
Economics, School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, and Essex Business School.
- Cross-disciplinary syllabus incorporating the latest research
- Practical hands-on instruction across all courses
- Strong emphasis on skills and knowledge required by the industry
- Hosts advanced workshops and seminars
- Excellent links with government and industry, particularly via our City Associates Board
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