University of Essex: Financial Economics and Accounting

InstitutionUniversity of Essex View institution profile
Department Economics
Web http://www.essex.ac.uk
Email pgadmit@essex.ac.uk
Telephone 01206 872719
Study type Taught

Summary

Gain both accountancy skills and a deeper understanding of economics in the context of modern finance. Split between our Department of Economics and Essex Business School, you graduate with the academic and business skills needed for a career in the financial sector.

You gain in-depth knowledge of the use of accounting information in organisational control and decision making, plus the use of financial statements and the problems of measurement and disclosure, and explore topics including:

  • Optimisation theory

  • How economic arguments work

  • The role of equilibrium

  • Notions of risk and return in equity markets

  • Asset pricing and the management of equity portfolios

MSc

University of Essex

 

 


As an Essex postgraduate you’ll have the freedom to challenge the status quo, ask the difficult questions and take intellectual risk. You’re taught and supported by world-leading academics in our research-intensive environment. You will be at home in an environment that will enable you to make a difference.

Teaching and research quality
We are rated Gold in the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), which means you’ll receive an excellent educational experience. Our pioneering work continues to change the world – we’re ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good …

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