Master in Finance

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

Program Description

Master in Finance

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management

The MSc in Finance offers a solid education in the three pillars of the discipline: Corporate Finance, Financial Investments, and Derivatives. The programme includes faculty members with the scientific rigor of PhDs from some of the most prestigious institutions wolrdwide.

ISEG's MSc in Finance is offered exclusively in English, for an international audience. Students are also exposed to the professional reality of the most influential financial center of Europe, Frankfurt, including a visit to the European Central Bank, the Deutsche Borse, and much more, during the 1st year of the course.

Target Audience

Students with a first cycle degree in the areas of Finance, Management, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management or other finance related areas. It is a practice-oriented programme, covering subjects on financial markets. With the aim of maximizing the chances of students’ employability, the programme provides them with the required tools to succeed professionally in the financial arena.

Programme Organization

The masters´ study programme is spread across 4 semesters with a total of 120 ECTS, 42 of them (12 in the third semester and 30 in the fourth semester) correspond to a dissertation. All the course units will be taught in English.

Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria

We will consider candidates with a first cycle degree in Finance, Management, Accounting Economics, Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management, or candidates considered adequate by the Scientific and Pedagogical Committee. The candidates will be selected according to their BSc marks, CV details and a possible interview.

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1st year – 1st semester

  • Financial Markets and Investments
  • Fowards, Futures e Swaps
  • Corporate Investment Appraisal
  • Taxation
  • Elective option unit

1st year – 2nd semester

  • Financial Options
  • Fixed Income Products and Markets
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring
  • Corporate Financing and Planning
  • Elective option unit

2nd year – 1st semester

  • Case Studies in Financial Engineering
  • Data Analysis in Finance
  • Financial Forecasting
  • MFW (Dissertation/Internship/Project) (Seminar)

2nd year – 2nd semester

  • MFW (Master’s Final Work)

Elective Options

  • Banking Insurance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Institutional Finance
  • International Financial Markets
  • Monetary and Financial History
  • Pension Funds
  • Public Finance in the Economic and Monetary Union
  • Real Options
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated May 24, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
6,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Portugal Lisbon
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Duration 2 years
Price 6,000 EUR