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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Finance is the discipline concerned with the management of money and includes personal, corporate, and public finance. Though usually associated with asset and debt management in terms of investment banking, finance also includes other specializations like accounting and retirement planning.

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Master In Financial Markets

EAE Business School
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Financial Markets is designed to prepare financial managers who can cope with economic change and necessary advance solvency demanded by today's organizations. [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. The Master in Financial Markets is designed to prepare financial managers who can cope with economic change and necessary advance solvency demanded by today's organizations. Financial professionals that are flexible, direct and lead teams know, have the skills to create value at all times capacity, allocated and distributed financial resources in the most efficient manner possible and, above all, contribute to the management of the company in achieving its objectives thanks to its strategic vision. In short, professionals who need to support their knowledge and professional qualification with an official accreditation, for which the procedure is designed our Masters. Five Reasons for the Master in Financial Markets SEA: It is the best Masters taught finance at Barcelona and third best master finance Spain according to the ranking "250 best masters" made ​​by El Mundo in 2015. The program prepares to pass the certification exam EFA (European Financial Advisor) EFPA (European Financial Planning Association), the leading European association of financial professionals. The Master of Finance more focused on career development. The program incorporates the realization of curriculum practices in companies in the banking and finance sector. The most complete and practical program. Updated annually, includes a simulator Stock Exchange and the creation of a Plan of Banking and Financial Markets. EAE is one of the top 30 business schools in the world (Ranking 2014 America Economia) and the second most reputable school of business Spain (Ranking Merco 2015) With the Master in Financial Markets you will learn about: STRATEGIC DECISIONS: Optimize decision making bolsa and financial markets in a changing environment. INSTRUMENTS STOCK EXCHANGE AND FINANCIAL MARKETS: To provide participants with tools for exchange and financial markets that generates value, both organizational and financial markets. Budget decisions: Mastering the tools and instruments for planning and budgeting to support the process of making financial decisions. Senior Leadership: Developing skills and essential to run a successful modern enterprise from the point of view of the role of financial advisor skills. CURRICULUM MODULE I - Economic Environment Economic environment Financial system MODULE II - Quantitative Finance Mathematics of financial operations financial models MODULE III - Financial markets Financial Markets I Financial Markets II MODULE IV - Financial Decisions Investment analysis Financial risk management and derivatives Taxation of financial transactions MODULE V - Banking and financial institutions Analysis of the banking sector Bank strategic direction Commercial and Marketing Banking wholesale banking retail banking Management of banking risks Investment funds Module VI - Final Project: Business Plan With the Master in Financial Markets and Exchange Barcelona and Madrid we will produce a business plan in groups with individualized tutoring throughout the academic year sessions Professional outings The Career Services Professions EAE Business School It is responsible for promoting and serve as a meeting point for students, alumni, corporate partners and other business groups interested in hiring professionals EAE. Year after year, this service helps many of our students to start a professional relationship. Some data in our Employment Report 2014: Every day we publish 10.5 jobs and internship portal Employment EAE. EAE students working in the area of ​​Finance, Sales and Marketing, which get higher pay. 89% of our students find work within six months of completing the Masters and 47% find work before finishing the Master. 6% of our students begin their own business project at the end of the program in EAE. 73% of students in EAE increased professional responsibilities after completing the program in EAE. Some of the Top Recruiters EAE in 2014 were Inditex, Banco Santander, BBVA, Banca Mediolanum, KPMG, Repsol, Deloitte, Bayer, Diageo, E & Y, Unilever, Accenture, Bankinter, Vueling, ADIF, Danone, BNP Paribas, DHL Global, Volotea, Novartis, Unilever and Ogilvy, among others Request our Employment Report 2014 Career Services The Career Services EAE offers students the Master in Financial Markets and Exchange activities such as Employment Forum, Company Day, International Recruitment Programmes, company visits, Job or Webinars on Talent Development, among others . Major outputs of the Master in Financial Markets and Exchange Some of the profiles for that enables the master are: Jobs in Private Banking Director of retail banking branches, personal or corporate Investment banking analyst Investment Manager Fund manager Market analyst at brokers and values Analyst companies venture capital and private equity Capital markets manager Admission process The fundamental goal of our admissions process is to ensure the suitability of candidates, through their professional and academic curriculum. All participants must get the most out of this learning experience, through a context in which it is possible to develop a long-term relationship with classmates, teachers and alumni. To start the application process you must complete an appropriate form so that the candidate's profile can be assessed by our Academic Committee. If the resolution of admission issued by the Academic Committee of the Master in Financial Markets and Exchange is positive, the candidate may formalize their registration for this Masters. Double Degree People who successfully complete the program will be awarded the Master in Financial Markets by EAE Business School. In addition, participants who meet the academic requirements set obtained a master's degree from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya (if the program is done in Barcelona). To obtain the degrees that give the universities, you must meet the requirements applying both institutions. EAE offers special financing conditions, scholarships and grants for applicants admitted in EAE programs. EAE BUSINESS SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS Integral Development Scholarship SMEs. Within its superior project management training, EAE provides answers to the needs of SMEs. Strengthening and implementation of strategies for improving competitiveness, comprehensive development of organizations and individuals that form are key elements in our institution. Woman scholarship Directive. Over 40% of our students are women with an average age of 33 years. This data confirms the ability of SEA to form students who are in full professional maturity and staff who need to combine their family, personal and training activities. With the aim of strengthening, promoting and strengthening the professional activity of women, EAE has an aid program for the professional segment. Managerial potential and leadership skills of the candidate as two essential qualities for the study of your application will be assessed. Accredited Disability Grant. In order to encourage and contribute to the professional development of people with disabilities, EAE launches an aid program for this group. EAE Academic Excellence Scholarship. EAE distinguish students with better academic records. Candidates who prove to have a greater than a 9.5 average academic record can access the EAE Academic Excellence Scholarship. Entrepreneurs scholarship. Aimed at managers of SMEs, freelancers and professionals who want to start a business project Scholarship Management. Oriented managers, middle managers and skilled professionals who aspire to more responsible positions. GRANTS AND SUBSIDIES Carolina Foundation. Scholarship for continuing education that promotes cultural and scientific cooperation between Spain and Latin America promoting the exchange of professionals. It is intended for Latin American and Spanish experts and professionals who prove the need to move to Spain or Latin America to complete their training. MAEC - AECID. This grant contributes to higher education and professional development of university students and foreigners with university degree and, in some programs, final year university students. Type of aid: Grants Program II-B: Grants for foreigners for masters degrees or specialization in Spanish universities and non-university schools. Training aid workers and workers regulated by the Tripartite Foundation. The Public State Employment Service provides assistance, through the Tripartite Foundation, to all persons in active trading at the Social Security and obtained the company's individual training leave. Denial of permission must be motivated by reasons of organization or production. The aim will receive training recognized with an official qualification or a university degree itself. In return, the company will get a bonus in the contribution to Social Security for each employee or worker who has granted permission. The bonus equals the wage cost of labor hours that the worker has invested in training, with a maximum of 200 hours per academic year or consent calendar year. AGAUR Agency (Gestió d'Ajuts University and Research). 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Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 China Shanghai USA New York Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai + 8 more

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company. Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. Locations Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation. Your Master of Finance at a glance Who is this program for? Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career within the finance function of multinational companies. What you’ll learn Smart financial management decisions maximize shareholder and company value and limit risk. The role of the CFO and the company’s finance team is to optimize financial performance. They do this by looking for ways to fund investments, free up capital, and decrease costs. By understanding the nuts and bolts of the business and what drives the numbers, they also advise on which activities drive profitable growth. The Master of Finance degree is designed to give students this breadth of insight. Why Hult? At Hult’s Boston campus, you’ll be living among some of the brightest minds in the fields of accounting, investment management, and consulting with companies like PwC, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Deloitte, Fidelity, State Street Bank, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain Capital all calling Boston home. Hult also brings business practitioners into the classroom. For example, Hult accounting professor Tom Porter has over 30 years of professional accounting experience, while Hult professor Jon Bentley served as a Partner at PwC. Curriculum Immersion Your Master of Finance program begins with a three-week Immersion. Immersion is the first course in all our Master degree programs and lays the foundations for a successful year. It is a combination of learning academic fundamentals, teamwork, and forging a sense of community among classmates.You will also have the opportunity to orientate yourself to life at Hult and your new home city. The Immersion course prepares you to develop into well-rounded business professionals over the duration of your program and provides the knowledge and skills required to apply a competency-based approach to leadership development. You'll end the course with a capstone simulation which introduces you to complex, integrated high-level business problems in a true-to-life team format. You'll develop and execute a corporate growth strategy, managing all functional areas of a business. Core courses For your first three modules, your core courses will focus on the fundamentals of finance—taught from a global perspective. You will then tailor your final two modules to your individual interests and career goals with electives that your can choose to take at any of our six global campuses. Financial Accounting Financial Management Managerial Accounting Modeling & Analytics I.S. For Accounting & Control Corporate Finance Tax Factors in Business Decisions Internal Consulting & Control Regulatory Environment Forensic Accounting & Financial Investigations International Financial Reporting Electives As part of your Master of Finance, you will have the opportunity to take four electives of your choice once you have successfully completed all of the core courses. You can opt to build upon the knowledge you have already acquired during your core courses, or you can choose to pursue greater understanding in an area of personal interest. Practical application: Simulations & The Hult Business Challenge Applying business theory in realistic scenarios is central to all aspects of the Hult curriculum. Classes are enriched with practical application at every opportunity and skills are put to the test with both virtual and real-world projects. Career development Navigating an international job search requires an individual approach. At Hult, we are experts in international student placement and work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy. Career Fast Track The earlier you start your job search, the greater your chance of success. Our Career Fast Track program enables you to have everything in place so you can start applying for jobs as soon as you arrive on campus. Before your start your program at Hult, you'll have access to software that gives you a line-by-line resume review, webinars on resume writing, global market employment trends, and creating a targeted job-search strategy. So when you arrive on campus you can concentrate on your studies, networking opportunities, and begin your job search straight away. Line-by-line resume reviews Webinars on global employment trends, personalizing your job search, and how to get your resume to a globally competitive standard Interactive sessions with expert Careers Advisors Personalized support We work one-on-one with you to craft a tailored career strategy and give you the tools to execute it. Coaching Throughout your program, you'll attend workshops and coaching sessions to equip you with essential knowledge and skills in areas like LinkedIn optimisation, personal branding, negotiations, interview preparation, and job search strategy. Advice You'll be assigned a personal Careers Advisor who will work with you one-on-one to help you position yourself to enter your target location and industry. They can advise you on everything from visas to job applications and long-term career paths. You also have the opportunity to have an alumni mentor. Events There is a packed schedule of career events that bring companies on to campus to present, network, and recruit, as well as alumni mixers, expert guest speakers, and career open house events. Post-graduation Your career development doesn't stop when you graduate and neither does Hult's support. Constantly stay connected Your alumni network is one of your biggest assets, Hult Connect is an online portal that allows you to link with the 16,000 Hult alumni working in every major industry in every corner of the world. You'll also have access to our global job board so you can continue take advantage of our relationship with the world's top employers seeking talent. Hult's Alumni Mentorship Program provides you with an opportunity to be a part of coaching the next generation of leaders coming out of Hult. Hult Connect, the online portal for our 16,000+ alumni network Alumni Mentorship Program Global job board and networking events Lifelong education Change never stops, so your business learning shouldn’t either. We empower you to stay up-to-date with emerging trends by taking a complimentary elective each year for the rest of your life. One elective a year, on us. Most careers span decades and critical skills can change as you progress in seniority. The rapid pace of change also means future critical business knowledge might have simply been impossible to learn during your program. Before 2004 there was no Facebook or YouTube; neither the iPhone nor Airbnb existed prior to 2007; and yet understanding the impact of these innovations is critical for business success today. At Hult, you can refresh a skillset or get up to speed in a new business trend by enrolling in one elective a year at any of our global campuses. There’s a small registration fee, but the course is otherwise free of charge. Executive education options for life. Instead of studying an elective, every year Hult alumni can enroll in a range of leadership Summer Executive Education Programs at our historic Ashridge Estate campus in Berkhamsted, U.K. Courses feature a range of leadership and development programs, and are taught by experts with practical, theoretical, and commercial experience. There’s a small registration fee, but courses otherwise cost over $10,000 so the savings over time for Hult alumni are significant. Admissions & fees Hult takes a holistic approach to reviewing your application. In addition to academic achievement, we look for cultural awareness, leadership potential, and a drive to succeed. [-]

Master of Science in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Switzerland Geneva Spain Barcelona + 3 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management Asset Management Analysis Hedge Fund Analysis and Management Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Assets Manager International organisations treasurer manager International financial manager International financial consultant Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

Master's in Management

ESMT Berlin
Campus Full time 22 months September 2017 Germany Berlin Region

©Beginning in September 2015, ESMT offers an exciting, new and international master's program for beginning professionals who show outstanding potential. [+]

ESMT's Master's in Management (MIM) bridges your talent and tomorrow's business.

The Master’s in Management is a 22-month, pre-experience program, designed to teach students how to enhance analytical and technological skills, developed in undergraduate work, and use them in an applied business management setting. The program is designed for students from an analytical or quantitative (science, technology, engineering, economics, finance, mathematics or business) background, who have a maximum of two years work experience.

The ESMT Master's in Management program combines applied work in companies with high-quality coursework and research on the latest business management theories. Admitted students use the time at ESMT to gain valuable knowledge and interdisciplinary experience on how to apply their expertise to economic and management problems.... [-]


Master in Administration, Finance and Control

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2016 Italy Bologna

The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is intended for recent graduates who desire to grow in the world of finance. This Master permits entrance into the labor market (85% placement within 6 months) thanks to a rigorous course structure... [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. Master in Administration, Finance and Control The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is intended for recent graduates who desire to grow in the world of finance. This Master permits entrance into the labor market (85% placement within 6 months) thanks to a rigorous course structure that provides all useful tools for the economic-financial strategies of a company. The master is accredited ASFOR (Italian Association for Management Education). Today’s market requires the vision of an inter-functional and inter-company overview of problems related to administration, finances and control, which includes the use of Information Technology and the most recent methods for business analysis. The Master in Administration, Finance and Control was conceived in order to train young managers for a key role in the administrative area of a company. The program covers subjects on business management control as well as corporate finance, furthermore it provides case studies and best practices from companies whom have made control and administrative capacity a critical factor to their success. The Master concludes with an internship in a company, auditing firm or consultancy. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. KEY FACTS FORMAT: Full-time LANGUAGE: Italian DURATION: 12 months CFU/ECTS: 60 AVERAGE AGE: 27 PARTICIPANTS: 20-40 CALENDAR APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2016 SELECTION: November 15, 2016 ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 12, 2016 START DATE: December 2016 STRUCTURE The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into three terms: First term: December 2016 – April 2017 Second term: May 2017 – July 2017 Internship: September 2017 – December 2017 The first term consists in the study of fundamental subjects including lessons taught by managers and partners from auditing companies. The first term will conclude with an intense real-life business case. During the second term there will be a more in depth study of the advanced subjects. The use of case history, company testimonials, project work and lectures will be utilized to refine and amplify our students’ expertise in understanding of the topics. COURSES AUDITING AND INTERNAL CONTROL BASICS OF FINANCE COMPANY REPORTS COMPANY STRATEGY EXTRAORDINARY FINANCE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT CONTROL STRATEGIC CONTROL LEARNING METHOD The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies, presentations by companies, testimonies and group work. The curriculum is complete with a series of Master Lectures given by professionals from the world of business, academia, and politics, which also provide numerous opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. CAREER DEVELOPMENT Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of the Alma Bologna Business School, including the Master in Administration, Finance and Control. The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses. The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Alma Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company. FEES The tuition fees for the Master is 11,200 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments: First installment: 1.500 euros Second installment: 6.000 euros Third installment: 3.700 euros The fee includes participation in the Master, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the services and facilities of Alma Bologna Business School such as: personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the PC in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, access to the internal gym, special rates for the School restaurant. Furthermore, the fee gives participants the right to take advantage of the supporting activities of the School, such as the language courses and the master lectures by invitation. Free parking is also available within the BBS Campus. Additionally, with the Student Card of the University of Bologna, students have access to all of the university facilities, including over 100 libraries, digital resources and study halls (including databases and online subscriptions); ); the three city center canteens and all university student related discount offers. HONOR LOAN Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan. Main characteristics: Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee Reduced interest rate No collateral required Repayable in 10 years No early closing fees SCHOLARSHIPS Bologna Business School provides merit-based scholarships to the leading candidates in the selection process. Furthermore, at the end of the master, the School assigns a prize to the best student. The cost of the Master can be covered in full or partially by third parties: public bodies, foundations, or companies. INPS Thanks to the contribution of INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale), scholarships of 10.000 euros will be available to INPS employees or retired members, to their children or orphans. [-]

Master of Science in Financial Analysis

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 USA San Francisco

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program at the University of San Francisco provides a unique combination of academic rigor and practical expertise in quantitative financial analysis and economics. Gain sophisticated training in the areas deemed crucial by the investment management profession as embodied in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. This graduate program integrates the quantitative training required by the financial profession with solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions. Details Select from 2 program formats: - 18-month full-time program that includes a faculty-led practicum or Wall Street/SEC immersion program - 22-month part-time program designed for working professionals Preparation for the CFA exams Access to Bloomberg Terminals Wide range of scholarship and financial aid options Offered at USF's San Francisco Downtown Campus (fall and spring semesters) Accredited by the AACSB, the highest standard of achievement held only by 5% of business schools worldwide Entry Requirements - Official Transcript(s) – Upload copies of transcripts from each accredited college or university attended to the online application. If admitted to the program, instructions for sending official, sealed transcripts will be provided. - Required Foundation Courses – Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Accounting, Probability and Statistics, Calculus courses, and knowledge of spreadsheet applications. - Résumé – Submit a current résumé demonstrating relevant work experience. Professional MSFA applicants must have a minimum of two years of full-time, post-undergraduate professional experience. - Letters of Recommendation – Two letters of recommendation are required. MSFA applicants must submit at least one recommendation from a college professor who is well acquainted with their academic capability. Professional MSFA applicants must submit at least one recommendation from a professional contact. - Statement of Purpose or Essay – A 500 to 1000 word essay about yourself, your background, and your short- and long-term professional goals is required. Please be sure to address why you have decided to pursue this degree at the University of San Francisco. You may also want to include information about your family and personal interests. - GMAT/GRE – A GMAT or GRE score is required for the MSFA program (a GMAT or GRE score is not required for the Professional MSFA program). Upload a copy of your score report to the online application. You must also request that an official score report be sent to USF from ETS (GRE) or GMAC (GMAT). The USF school code for the GRE is 4850. The USF code for the GMAT is 91M-7L-93. - English Proficiency – All applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency by submitting a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic score. Any applicant who has completed two or more years of a degree program at a higher education institution in the U.S.A., or any of the exempt countries (contact us for more information), is waived of this requirement. Participation in the USF School of Management United States Business Communication and Culture program (USBCC) may be required of any applicant at the discretion of the Admission Committee. [-]

Master of Finance

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA La Jolla Shores

The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for the Master of Finance degree. The one-year Master of Finance provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. The Rady School of Management at UC San Diego is now accepting applications for the Master of Finance degree. The one-year Master of Finance provides rigorous, hands-on training preparing graduates to immediately contribute in environments where quantitative and analytical skills are at a premium. Students learn cutting-edge methods for analyzing "big data" for financial decision making and risk management. The program’s emphasis on quantitative models and methods ensures graduates are equipped to develop innovative solutions to the complex problems facing the financial industry. Admissions The Rady School seeks applicants for the Master of Finance program who have exceptional quantitative skills, strong interest in the analytical foundations of finance and of risk management, and a desire to have an impact in the financial sector. The following criteria will be considered for admission: - Post-university work or research experience in a quantitative discipline is recommended, but not required. - Experience with statistical and econometric applications (Examples: SAS, STATA, MatLab, R, S-Plus). - A strong quantitative background including coursework in subjects such as linear algebra, multivariate calculus, differential equations, numerical analysis or advanced statistics and probability. - Experience with mathematical tools (Examples: MatLab, or Mathematica). Career Finance professionals skilled at producing forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions and financial risk management are in demand in investment institutions across the globe. The United States Bureau of Labor and Statistics expects the risk management field within business to grow at an average rate of 13 percent over the next decade. Longer term career paths may include, but are not limited to, chief risk officer, chief finance officer, risk managers, and as the head of risk management in banks and investment banks, stock exchanges, asset management companies, mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, private equity firms, large corporations, credit rating agencies and regulators. Master of Finance students receive career support from Career Connections. Through personal coaching, an array of programs and resources and a commitment to creating access to opportunities, Career Connections enhances your potential for success. Click here for a virtual tour of our campus. [-]

Master in Finance / Campus San Sebastian (Spanish)

University of Deusto: Deusto Business School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Spain San Sebastian

The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. [+]

Program Description The main aim of the course is to acquire a professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance to allow developing positions of responsibility in this field in a short period of time. A key feature of the Master is the flexibility it gives the participant making competent to work in very different fields of financial management (industrial and service companies, banks and financial institutions, asset managers, etc. The Master in Finance is aimed at: Licensed / as or graduates / as in Administration and Management (or similar degrees) It is also open to graduates / as in other disciplines who wish to acquire a solid background in the financial field. In this case they will have to previously acquire skills in the financial sector by a Preparatory Intensive Course taking place in the months of July to September prior to the start of the program. Program Subject Corporate finance Markets Banking and Wealth Management Practices End of Master Project Admission requirements Academic requirements: Graduates / as in Business Administration (or equivalent). They have direct access to the selection process. Graduates in other degrees must perform intensive pre-master. Languages: The Master is taught primarily in Spanish and some courses in English at a level equivalent to C1 is required in both languages. Proof of English proficiency: the following titles that are equivalent to C1 may be submitted: Certificate in Advanced English - CAE BEC Higher TOEFL from 80 IELTS from 6.5 There is also the possibility of an internal level test organized by the Language Institute of the University of Deusto or take and pass courses leading to level C1 of the Institute of Languages ​​of the University of Deusto. If the candidate simply B2 level of English at the time of applying for the program, it can be provisionally admitted on condition that their level of English at the time of enrollment (in September) becomes C1 . This involves an explicit commitment of the candidate provisionally admitted to improve their English in the period between the request for admission and completion of enrollment. Professional experience: It is not necessary to have professional experience, although it is considered as added value that candidates provide. Career prospects A key feature of this program is the flexibility provided by the participant, making him competent to work in very different fields of financial management: Financial departments of companies (management, planning, treasury ...) Investment Management investment fund managers, pension funds ... Financial analysis and market operations: agencies or brokers. Consulting and financial advisory Financial institutions: commercial banking, corporate banking, risk and abroad, private banks, insurance companies ... Investment Banking: Mergers and acquisitions, business valuation ... The Careers Department of Deusto Business School aims to facilitate contact with the business world and to equip participants of the University Masters of some tools to help them promote and improve their employability. [-]

Master of Quantitative Finance

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket

Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. The role of these professionals is also changing in response to technological advances; finance professionals now perform more analysis and serve directly with senior management in planning for profit maximization. The Rutgers Master of Quantitative Finance Program is a unique and exciting degree program designed to prepare you for employment in this interdisciplinary, technologically sophisticated, specialized field. [-]

Master of Applied Finance

Macquarie University
Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2017 Australia Melbourne North Ryde Singapore Buona Vista area China Beijing Sydney + 7 more

Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance offers genuinely applied finance, taught in Sydney and Melbourne CBDs by highly experienced... [+]

Master of Applied Finance

Macquarie University’s Master of Applied Finance offers genuinely applied finance, taught in Sydney and Melbourne CBDs by highly experienced practitioners. It is portable across teaching locations, assists students preparing for CFA examinations and explores funds management, corporate finance, risk management, and instruments and valuation.

Key features

Gives you strong industry connections through educational partnerships with CFA and PRIMA and an outstanding alumni network Ensures you are taught by highly experienced practitioners Focuses on real-world finance Offers a wide range of elective units Provides a flexible and portable program in a convenient city location ... [-]

Master In Exchanges And Markets

Instituto Europeo de Posgrado - España
Online Part time 14 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets form high-level specialists in financial and economic area, addressing practically necessary for proper analysis and financial asset management tools. The aim is to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve a theoretical and practical knowledge of financial markets and ... [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. Bags and Master in Financial Markets The Master in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets form high-level specialists in financial and economic area, addressing practically necessary for proper analysis and financial asset management tools. The aim is to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve a theoretical and practical knowledge of financial markets and specifically the stock market. Double Degree Universidad Rey Juan Carlos With the agreement of the European Graduate Institute with the King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, the Online Master in Financial Markets is offered with dual degree from both institutions of high prestige in Spain and internationally. Why Choose Us? The online learning methodology is based on the "case method", video classes, virtual sessions and interactive exercises, ensuring practical training and student participation, focused on solving problems and not just in the knowledge acquisition. The faculty is formed by professors and professionals in the company with extensive experience in the subjects taught and recognized prestige. Customized training of the European Institute Graduate, allows daily monitoring of the student and ongoing support from tutors through a weekly schedule of activities. Proximity and customization The contact of students, teachers and tutors, is continuous through the virtual platform for the development of the program. Students will have: Total material availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Posing questions at any time of day Continuous communication through discussion forums Evaluation system The program evaluation is essentially practical, and is based on four aspects: Practical exercises scheduled Individual and group work Participation in activities Master Thesis Project Admission process For each call the following admission process is performed, based on a selection of students for the limited places offered: The IEP business advisors inform the candidate on all issues relating to the program and the process and admission requirements (Conditions of Funding, Scholarships, etc.). The candidate must complete the "application form" which will be sent, and send it to IEP along with the following documents: Curriculum vitae Titulación Universitaria Upon receipt of documentation, the candidate for a telephone interview will be convened to complete the assessment process. The Admissions Committee will consider the record and within approximately one week will receive your certificate of admission, when capable, which gives the place to study the program. Upon receipt of the certificate of admission, students will formalize their enrollment. Study Grants / Scholarships The Institute has a grant program of up to 35% of the cost of tuition. For each call a limited number of scholarships based on the personal, professional and economic situation of the candidates are offered. For adjudication, a rigorous follow-served basis. Funding There are also special financing conditions, promoted by both institutions, in order to help students to assume the cost of the course through a system of deferred payments by monthly installments comfortable and tailored to the needs of students. [-]

Master of Finance Program

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 China Shenzhen

The Finance program provides specialist training in finance for international students. The master's degree in the finance program focuses on a core curriculum in financial theory and applications. [+]

The  Finance program provides specialist training in finance for international students. The master's degree in the finance program focuses on a core curriculum in financial theory and applications. This is a two year, full-time program in which international students learn alongside Chinese peers in an environment of cross-cultural dialogue. All courses are instructed exclusively in English, as is all academic support provided by faculty, TAs, and staff members. The faculty members of this program have earned their PhD degrees from top-ranked universities over the world.  *The Masters of Finance program curriculum is very quantitative based and therefore requires students to have a very high level of mathematical skills.  It is recommended that students who apply for this program have an undergraduate degree in a related or quantitative field such as economics, finance, mathematics, engineering, etc.     Program Objectives This program aims to develop in students the modern financial theories and methodologies, and a comprehensive understanding of financial performance and management. The Finance program prepares students for a variety of careers, such as chief financial officers, risk management specialists, corporate fund managers and more. This program also enables the students to pursue PhD degrees or carry out research in related concentrations in finance.   Degree Requirements  To obtain a Master of Finance degree from Peking University HSBC Business School, students are required to fulfill 54 credits (including 9 required courses, 6 major elective courses and 2 general elective courses), complete 2 required courses that do not count credits (Mathematics and a Graduate Thesis Seminar) and complete a Master’s thesis. Students will earn the credits only if they pass course examinations. For required courses and elective courses, students need to pass by earning a score of 70 (D) or above. Those who fail a required course will retake the course.  Students who fail the same required course two times or fail any 3 courses within one semester will be removed from the program and not receive their master's degree. This is two year postgraduate program. students will be able to fulfill all course requirements in the first one and a half years if they succesfully pass all of their coursework.  Those who have difficulty completing the required coursework can apply to extend their studies by half a year to one year at the beginning of the second academic year. The tuition cost of the extended period will be significantly lower than traditional tuition fees, but will be covered entirely by the student himself/herself. Research Fields Concentrations: Financial Engineering, Corporate Finance, Investment, Risk Management, Chinese Financial Markets Advisors: Vincent Chang, Lei Sun, Heungju Park, Denial Kim, Frank Koger, Ken Hung, Hursit Selcuk Celil, Frank Koger, Naqiong Tong, Wei Cen, Sung Bin Sohn, Erik Benrud, Wei Xu, Jun Lu,Lan Ju,Juan Yang, Zhiyong Tu,Kwang Won Ahn, Liangyi Ouyang, Chang Yong Ha, Hyunjoong Im, Seungjoon Oh, Nan Liu, Domenico Tarzia [-]

Master of Finance

Iowa State University College of Business
Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2017 USA Ames

The Master of Finance (MFin) degree at Iowa State is designed to prepare students for careers in corporate finance, financial analysis, investing and wealth management, and risk management. [+]

Best Online Masters in Finance 2017. The Master of Finance (MFin) degree at Iowa State is designed to prepare students for careers in corporate finance, financial analysis, investing and wealth management, and risk management. Although not a “quant” program, the Iowa State MFin emphasizes more quantitative methods and skills than either an undergraduate finance degree or MBA program. As the field of Finance has become more quantitative, employers are increasingly asking for and valuing hard analytical skills. Among other core finance topics such as financial analysis and valuation, MFin students will learn advanced regression techniques and programming approaches for data analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, use of probability distributions, optimization techniques, modelling of financial and risk variables, simulation techniques, value at risk measurement, and tools for effective risk management. These tools will equip students to effectively analyze and solve problems encountered in today’s rapidly changing financial environment. The ISU MFin program is designed to meet the diverse needs of recent undergraduates, finance professionals, economists, engineers, computer scientists, and others who are considering a new career in the field of finance. The Iowa State Master of Finance provides you with: A strong foundation in mathematical optimization, statistics, and econometrics Detailed knowledge in the primary functional areas of Finance — Corporate, Investments, and Derivatives and Risk Management — with numerous electives that build on this foundation A range of advanced skills and analytical tools for sound financial decision-making Small classes, allowing ample interaction with nationally recognized faculty who are engaged in cutting edge research. State of the art facilities, all major accounting and financial databases, and over a dozen Bloomberg data terminals – the industry standard Outstanding career services professionals to help you find employment and launch your career. In 2011 the ISU MBA program ranked third in the nation for job placement, with 96.3% of students accepting jobs within three months of graduation A beautiful campus in the heart of the Midwest The 40 required credits can be completed comfortably in three semesters. However, students are encouraged to view this as a two-year program and to take more than the minimum number of credits if their schedule allows. Students are encouraged to explore electives from Economics or Statistics as well as other business disciplines such as Accounting or Information Systems. Tuition and Textbooks Tuition for the Master of Finance program is the same as the tuition for the MBA program. You should also plan to spend between $500 and $1,000 on textbooks each semester and factor this into your cost of education. Many of these will serve as valuable references and become part of your professional library. For more information, please contact busgrad@iastate.edu [-]

Master of Management with a specialisation in Business (MMgt)

University of Auckland Business School
Campus Full time 18 months March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. [+]

The Master of Management is a 15-month coursework masters degree programme aimed at providing you with the practical skills and networks to support your successful entry into a business management oriented career with SMEs through to larger corporations. Career prospects Designed to add value to any bachelors degree, the Master of Management will prepare you for a career in general business. Graduates may find employment in a wide range of positions in the retail, manufacturing or service industries. Degree structure The Master of Management with a specialisation in Business is a 15-month, 180-point programme studied over five quarters. You will study core business courses before going on to study the Business specialisation curriculum. You will also complete four professional development modules as an important component of your degree. These will equip you with the professional skills that you will need to enhance your employability and success in the business world. Academic requirements To gain entry you will need to have completed a bachelors degree from a recognised university or learning institution with the equivalent of at least a New Zealand B average in the most advanced courses. This can be either a degree in business* or a non-business degree in a relevant discipline such as the arts, engineering, technology, or science. In assessing your application we will take into account the ranking of the institution at which you completed your bachelors degree as well as the grades achieved in the relevant subjects. *Applicants who have completed advanced course(s) in an undergraduate degree which are considered substantially similar to courses in this programme will be required to complete substitute course(s). Advice will be provided to students on a case-by-case basis. English requirements Our Business Masters programmes are taught entirely in English. You must therefore be able to understand, speak and write English fluently. To be eligible for entrance, international students must achieve: - Academic IELTS 6.5, with no band less than 6.0, or; - TOEFL (paper-based) 575 (TWE 4.5), or; - TOEFL (internet-based) 90 (written 21), or; - Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP) B-. [-]

Master Program in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Degree Awarded: Official Degree in Specialized Economics Analysis. [+]

Master Program - Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

 

Policymakers are often forced to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty that have a direct impact on a country’s overall performance. A thorough understanding of the dynamics of the aggregate economy is necessary, but not entirely sufficient, for success. Private firms must also be knowledgeable of the many sources of aggregate risk and uncertainty, and the analytical tools available to study the aggregate economy can be of much help.

Students in the Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets Program will obtain relevant knowledge about the central issues in macroeconomic and financial economics analysis, as well as the key tools, data and models.... [-]