Are you impatient to master finance and management in just one year?
Our MSc Finance and Management has been uniquely designed to train you in high-level finance and management principles to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in these areas. The programme is perfect if you do not have a first degree in business or finance, or relevant work experience but are seeking to make a career change into finance and management. You’ll become business ready to work in finance or management roles whatever your background or take your career to the next level as a finance or management professional.
If you’re looking for a career that combines management success and creativity with an understanding of the financial world, then MSc Finance and Management is for you. You will study Principles of Finance in term one, which will provide you with the maths skills and core concepts in finance you need to succeed on the course and to apply in the workplace in your first finance role.
You’ll then proceed to develop a deeper understanding of these finance principles alongside a management knowledge base that is both theoretical and practical, allowing you to also develop expertise in management. This will prepare you to face the challenges of working in complex economic, social, political and cultural conditions. By developing a diverse range of financial and management skills, you can graduate as an extremely attractive candidate to employers in a range of organisations.
By combining finance and management you can effect change for the better. At Essex, we encourage you to explore ethical finance and responsible management and to become sustainable finance practitioners in a turbulent economic environment.
- management and business strategy
- managing across culture
- principles of finance
- corporate finance
Essex Business School, where this course is based, is home to a number of cutting-edge financial research centres and institutes where the academics leading your course can share their latest research findings:
- The Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) works with leading financial services firms and public sector organisations, governments and policy institutions to produce work that makes real-world impact across the globe.
- The Essex Centre for Macro and Financial Econometrics brings together academic and industry expertise from inside and outside the University of Essex to research and help solve important issues in financial markets.
- Our Management and Marketing Group organises regular events, which provide you with access to academic and industry expertise, as well as the opportunity to network with scholars from around the world.
Our students can use industry-leading Bloomberg data in Essex Business School’s Bloomberg Financial Market Labs. This state-of-the-art facility gives you access to the same tools used by traders and business analysts worldwide, offering a fantastic opportunity to hone your practical skills in finance and management.
Our student Bloomberg mentors will be on hand to help you navigate the trading floor and master the new skills. We also offer maths support to all Essex Business School students.
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