Master in Financial Planning in Europe

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Financial Planning

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The area of financial planning encompasses a wide variety of topics. Students may study financial accounting, business law, microeconomics, principles of finance, marketing, investments, financial plan development, tax planning, risk management, retirement savings and insurance planning.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 France Paris

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. [+]

Masters in Financial Planning in Europe 2017. The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po’s one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. Objectives The program focuses on the fundamentals of finance and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding corporate finance, regulation and risk management. These foundational courses are contextualized and grounded in the humanities through SciencesPo’s core curriculum courses in political science, law, sociology, history and economics and completed by specialized skills training in ethics and compliance. In particular, the Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management will: - Foster their analytical capacity through a multidisciplinary approach - Prepare students for a wide range of professional exams, including those for Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Manager, French, British and US regulatory and compliance certificates - Develop their corporate and market finance skills - Offer a privileged connection to SciencesPo’s network of corporate partners and facilitate access to the labor market Innovative teaching methods The master emphasizes interdisciplinary analytical tools and hands-on training workshops as essential to understanding and performing in the field of regulation, compliance, corporate finance and asset management. It is built on a case study approach that is further enriched by the experience and the diversity of the cohort. A high level of interaction is fostered by the small size of the class (the program enrolls 25 to 30 students a year). Students also have access to the full curriculum of SciencesPo’s Department of Economics in business, management, finance and economics as well as SciencesPo’s graduate “common core curriculum” in the humanities. They may choose from a wide range of courses and workshops offered in English and French, according to their individual academic and professional needs and interests. Faculty The Master calls upon SciencesPo’s world-class faculty and its unparalleled network of experts. The program also mobilizes the SciencesPo alumni community, whose members are committed to mentoring and guiding students in their projects and career development as well as to teaching “master classes”. Core courses are taught by both members of its permanent faculty and by adjunct professors who are leading industry specialists from SciencesPo’s corporate partners. The program draws upon the deep knowledge and expertise of SciencesPo’s Department of Economics and notably its cuttingedge research activities supported by the Banque de France Chair in Banking Regulation. Structure and Curriculum Taught entirely in English with optional courses taught in English and French, the program includes: A one-week orientation period in August in order to refresh fundamentals of quantitative skills The Fall Semester made up of seven core courses and two electives A one-week training session in January that focuses on interview skills in order to prepare for the labor market The Spring semester made up of seven core courses and two electives The final Summer semester made up of six advanced courses and which is dedicated to developing practical leadership and management/professional skills. In addition to these courses, students may choose to enroll in a language course. Non-French speakers are particularly encouraged to enroll in French language classes. The overall required number of credits is 100 ECTS, the equivalent of about 25 courses, which makes the curriculum one of the most demanding specialized master programs. Admissions The candidates must hold at least a bachelor degree with either 3-year work experience or a Master Year 1 under validation and, ideally, internship experience. They must demonstrate proficiency in English. [-]

Master in Financial Engineering

Poznan University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Poland Poznań

Areas of study The program is based on four main areas; Risk management, selected courses: Financial risk management, Actuarial methods, Financial markets and instruments. Corporate finance, selected courses:Corporate finance, Advanced corporate finance,Long-term incentive schemes, Advanced financial analysis of enterprises Pricing of financial instruments, selected courses: Derivatives pricing, Interest rates modelling, Stochastic finance in continuous time Investments, selected courses:Portfolio theory, Exotic options, Alternative investments, Hedge funds [+]

Requirements for the candidates Applicants should have completed undergraduate programs (bachelor or engineer degree). Preference is given to studies on economics or mathematics. Candidates should have basic knowledge of economics, mathematics and finance, in particular, basic knowledge of economic theory (basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics). The candidate should know the basics of accounting and financial mathematics (time value of money, the rules for calculating interest and discounting). In mathematics the candidate is expected to have knowledge related to the basics of linear algebra and calculus. Requirements: · Knowledge of English · Basics of calculus · Basics of linear algebra · Basics of financial mathematics (time-value of money) Additional subjects · Microeconomics · Macroeconomics · Basics of probability theory Program description The world of modern finance is increasingly dominated by new technologies, mathematical models and sophisticated statistical techniques. Financial Engineering is an area of modern finance involved in the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of risks associated with financial investments and in forecasting events in the financial markets. Financial engineering deals with, among other things: · construction of complex investment strategies, · forecasting the prices of financial instruments, · the development and pricing of financial instruments, · risk management of financial investments, · analysis and modeling of financial markets. Master program in Financial Engineering prepares highly qualified specialists in this area: financial engineers prepared to work deal with investments’ analysis and risk management in banks and investment funds. Graduates of this course have a rare expertise on economic and financial modeling. Potential employers: · Banks · Central banks · Financial supervisory authorities · Investment funds · Companies engaged in financial consulting · Companies with divisions of financial analysis International cooperation The program Financial Engineering is led with the cooperation of Lisbon School of Economics and Management at the University of Lisbon andUniversity of Lorraine in Nancy (France). The international agreement involving three Master programmes in Financial Engineering allows students to study a part of their degree at these universities and obtain double degrees (from Poznań University of Economics and one of the partner universities). [-]

Advanced Master in Financial Markets

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. [+]

This Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. The master therefore focuses on creating bridges between theory and practice and also the policy and strategic aspects of the current financial landscape. To do so, all courses are given by an exceptional cadre of faculty members - both practitioners and academics.

 

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Finance had become much more complex and competitive. There is a massive regulation shift underway. You need a different set of skills to succeed. The best professionals will do even better, whereas the average will stagnate. Finance is increasingly multi-disciplinary. Regulators expect more from financial institutions. Society expects a more ethical financial system. Financial firms are revisiting their business models and the financial world is restructuring. A new relationship is being built between public and private financial flows. The centre of financial power is shifting gradually towards new economies. ... [-]

Specialised Master in International Wealth Management

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 6 months January 2017 France Paris

The objectives of the programme are to enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. [+]

Studies at Paris and London campuses. Scientific Director: Prof. Cécile Kharoubi and Prof. Jean-Philippe Mabru Objectives of the programme Enable students to master the essentials in important international wealth management areas such as law, finance and tax in an international environment. Help to understand the cross-country aspects, ethics and psychology that make up wealth management. Career opportunities Graduates work in positions such as: Independent Financial Advisor, Risk Controller, International Product Manager, Junior Private Banker, Portfolio Manager, Notary, Patrimonial Engineer, etc. Curriculum A combination of theory classes and of live practical cases: The Environment of Wealth Management, Relationship Management and State Regulations Law and Taxation of Private Assets Global Estate Planning: Real Estate Investments, Life Insurance, Trusts Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management: Introduction to Finance, Portfolio Management Alternative Investment Strategies: Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Commodities, Islamic Finance Wealth Management and Corporate Structures Personal Financial Planning Strategies Time spent on campuses 5 months in Paris – 1 month in London International seminar 1-week seminar in Geneva, Switzerland – in partnership with UBS. Class Profile Business: 38% Economics/Finance: 35% Law/Political science: 22% Other fields: 5% 11% international students 35% women, 65% men Language requirement French and English Duration 1 year (Start in September) Job Survey 45K€ is the average salary after the MS. Less than 3 months after graduation 89% are employed. 75% have a job with an international dimension. In which sector: Finance/Banking/Insurance: 88% Chemicals/Pharmaceutical Industry: 6% Law: 6% How to apply Online application TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS scores Personal interview if eligible [-]

Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. [+]

Masters in Financial Planning in Europe 2017. Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning Personal financial planning is gaining importance on the daily. Wealthy individuals are looking for experts to guide them in structuring their capital both on short-term and long-term more than ever. Financial planning is the preferred method to make statements on building, sustaining and assuring the financial independence of people. In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. The program is built in a way that you can flexibly follow the whole master course. Your choice: apply for the 2-eyar program or take the modular route. For more information on the modules: see their respective pages: Finance Planner Estate Planner Pension Planner Tax Planner Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This is the only accredited Master degree in financial planning in Belgium At the end of the program you are capable to execute the whole trail of structuring income and capital for your client. The modular approach and flexible application allow you to apply immediately and take your available study time in account. Increased possibilities to become one of the coveted FSMA accreditations (FMSA-accredited under the number 500009 A + B in the context of statutory education) This course is acknowledged by the National Chamber of Notaries, IAB, IBR and BIBF (continuous education) Top experts in every subarea Extensive network of expert alumni in financial planning What can you expect? Content level: deepening expertise After attending this program You will possess the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge on juridical, fiscal, social and economical domains You can work out a cash flow planning based on a capital inventory and return and expense analysis You are capable of assessing and optimizing private and professional capital goals You have insight in the elements which influence the client’s investment strategy You can provide expert advice regarding wealth and the probability of meeting targets. You have the necessary know-how to attract wealthy clients and build long-term relationships with them. Dublin descriptors en learning results Master in Personal Financial Planning Dates Starts: September 2016 Duration: 2 years, part-time In-class sessions are organized on Tuesdays from 13:00 – 21:00 Fees € 13900 (VAT exempted) Includes: documentation, books and residential opening seminar. Billing can be split over 2 years. Location Antwerp Management School Sint-Jacobsmarkt 9-13 BE-2000 Antwerp Belgium Requirements Candidates should hold a master degree (or an equaled by sufficient working experience) and have at least 5 years of relevant work experience. Foreknowledge on investments and financial markets, civil right law and trade law are required. Degree/certification The “Master in Personal Financial Planning” is officially acknowledged by the Flemish Community. Upon successfully completing of the program, the masters’ degree “Master in Personal Financial Planning” will be awarded. [-]

Master Finance & Accounting

FOM Hochschule
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Düsseldorf Siegen Leipzig Frankfurt am Main Dortmund Cologne Wesel Bremen Hannover Stuttgart Bonn Hamburg Nürnberg Essen Aachen Wuppertal Munich Berlin Region Neuss Münster Mannheim + 20 more

The Master's program Finance & Accounting prepares you for practical and scientifically based on the needs of financial management in companies. Your lecturers are [+]

Master Finance & Accounting

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

The Master's program Finance & Accounting prepares you for practical and scientifically based on the needs of financial management in companies. Your instructors are experienced financial experts from the business community as well as university professors and professors of the FOM. In deepening their technical and methodological expertise, you benefit in particular from the research of the German Institute for portfolio strategies of FOM, whose scientific advisory board headed by Professor Dr. Eric Frère is staffed with financial analysts and asset managers as well as international project partners such as the German Association for the Protection Wertpapierbesitz eV.... [-]


Master in Monetary and Financial Economics

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Lisbon

The MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first cycle education provided by a degree in Economics or Finance. [+]

 

The aims of the Master (MSc) in Monetary and Financial Economics are:

(i) providing advanced knowledge in the monetary and financial fields, based upon the most relevant results achieved by the scientific community;

(ii) initiating its students in scientific research, by practicing the appropriate techniques and methodologies; and

(iii) preparing the senior staff in monetary and financial institutions linked to financing the economy and the monetary policy issues. This MSc gives direct access to the doctoral programme in Economics at ISEG.

  Target Audience

The MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first cycle education provided by a degree in Economics or Finance. The main objective is that students learn how to analyze problems in a rigorous and constructive way, developing their ability to assess the contribution of research in Monetary and Financial Economics to solve the problems in the area, and to use advanced empirical and theoretical tools in Economics and Finance.... [-]