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MSc Finance and Data Analytics

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you want to explore how big data streams influence financial and statistical modelling on a daily basis and gain an understanding on how data from social networks and search engine analytics can change how an investment matures, MSc Finance and Data Analytics is for you.

The finance and investments sector need practitioners who have a fundamental understanding of financial markets who can also apply statistical modelling in the context of the growing, and increasingly complex, data available to financial firms.

This course is perfect for those with an interest in big data and data analysis who want to work in specialist roles within the finance and investments sector. Our MSc Finance and Data Analytics prepares you for the financial services industry by equipping you with the quantitative, statistical and technical skills needed in a world powered by big data.

Your future

93% of our Essex Business School students are in employment or further study (Graduate Outcomes 2020). Our graduates can analyse complex data and use this to make effective business decisions. Many works for global employers and dynamic SMEs in financial analysis, management, public administration and accountancy.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,380per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 105 6

    43rd out of 113 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    107 48%

    64th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    72nd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    75th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 55%

    66th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    41st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    86th

    10

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