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Master in Finance and Data Analytics - MSc

Master’s Degree
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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.5
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The financial sector requires students who can understand the mathematical model in the context of growth, and more complexly, the data obtained from financial firms. Essex MSc Finance and Data Analytics prepares you to work in future financial services organizations, equipping you with the statistical, analytical and technical skills required in the dynamic world of big data. 

The curriculum of this degree will allow you to cover the main concepts such as efficient diversification, managing risk exposures, and the valuation of financial assets that are at the core of managing investment portfolios, and pay special attention to the practicalities of the implementation of these concepts. Gain theoretical knowledge and understanding of financial markets, trading strategies, risk and money management and trader analytics at the highest level. Also to explores how to analyze big data and covers areas such as predictive analytics, risk modeling and corporate finance. You will also master the pricing of financial derivatives and their use for hedging financial risks.

Essex Business School, where the course is offered, is home to the ESRC Business and Local Government Data Center, which helps local officials and businesses throughout the UK to obtain information effectively. Essex school's innovative business platform assures you that you gain practical experience using world-class facilities and real world business experience. He has been taught by academics that involve participating in big data research and advising businesses on how to use it best.


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October 2020

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October 2021

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October 2022

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