|Study location||United Kingdom, Colchester Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£15,500 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A degree with an overall grade of 2.2.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.0 overall (with a minimum component score of 5.5)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
Reference should be written on official letterhead, signed and dated. Please upload it in the Documents section.
If you wish to pursue a career in the financial industry, central banks, civil service or academia, MSc Money and Banking is for you. Our course provides you with specialised training in money and banking, and also equips you with state-of-the-art tools and methods in economics and finance. You explore topics including:
- Financial intermediation and money creation
- Commercial and investment banks
- The monetary transmission mechanism
- The implementation of monetary policy and its interaction with financial markets
We are top 5 in the UK for research, with over 90% rated as “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”. Much of this world-class research is related to policy, and we have particular strengths in the areas of:
Game theory and strategic interactions
Theoretical and applied econometrics
The quality of our work is reflected in our stream of publications in high-profile academic journals, including American Economic Review, Econometrica, and Review of Economic Studies.
Economics of the European Union (optional)
Economics of Transition (optional)
Market Structure and Strategic Behaviour (optional)
Environmental Economics (optional)
Mathematical Methods (optional)
Economic Development Theory (optional)
Political Economy (optional)
Economics of Financial Markets (optional)
Topics in Financial Economics (optional)
Behavioural Economics I: Individual Decision Making (optional)
Computational Agent-Based Macro-Economics, Financial Markets and Policy Design (optional)
Behavioural Economics II: Games and Markets (optional)
Theory of Industrial Organisation (optional)
International Trade (optional)
International Finance (optional)
Game Theory and Applications (optional)
Economics of Incentives, Contracts and the Firm (optional)
Time Series Econometrics (optional)
Estimation and Inference in Econometrics (optional)
Panel Data Methods (optional)
Applications of Data Analysis (optional)
After completing your masters, you may wish to extend your knowledge with a research degree – many Essex graduates decide to stay here for further study.
Alternatively, our course also prepares you for employment; recent surveys have shown that higher degree graduates are more likely to obtain jobs at professional or managerial level.
Our graduates find employment in roles such as business and financial analysts, management consultants, government officials, and economists for banks and other financial organisations.