University of Essex

Essex Business School

MSc Finance and Global Trading


Wivenhoe Park

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Finance and Global Trading

Format: Campus

Program Description:

MSc Finance and Global Trading prepares students for successful careers in finance and financial services by covering in-depth finance, statistical modelling and trading skills. You will study trading strategies, risk and money management and trader analytics to a high level. Taught by industry experts, the program offers a mix of classroom based instruction, case study and practical trading exercises where students will trade on real-time simulated global markets through the use of industry strength proprietary trading software in our specialist trading lab. CORE MODULES Dissertation Empirical Methods for Finance (Au) – existing module (BE953-7-AU) Trading Global Financial Markets (Sp) – existing module (BE364-7-SP) COMPULSORY MODULES Portfolio Analysis (Au) – existing module (BE354-7-AU) Derivative Securities (Sp) – existing module (BE351-7-SP) OPTIONAL MODULES INCLUDE Financial Modelling – BE356-7-SP Corporate Finance – BE350-7-SP Behavioural Finance – BE357-7-SP Risk Management – BE361-7-SP Fixed Income Securities – BE362-7-SP Industry Expert Lectures – BE653-7-SP Modern Banking – BE650-7-AU Bank Strategy and Risk – BE651-7-SP Asset Pricing – BE352-7-AU


Fully accredited

International Student Requirements:

If English is not your first language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Small City

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