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13 Master of Art Programs in Finance

Students find an MA in Finance develops technical skills for advanced financial analysis that are necessary for real-world challenges in financial firms and banking. Graduates with this advanced degree possess skills to research and apply quantitative methods to global finance matters.  What is an MA in Finance? A Master of Arts in Finance is an advanced degree that prepares students for work… Read more

Students find an MA in Finance develops technical skills for advanced financial analysis that are necessary for real-world challenges in financial firms and banking. Graduates with this advanced degree possess skills to research and apply quantitative methods to global finance matters. 

What is an MA in Finance? A Master of Arts in Finance is an advanced degree that prepares students for work related to the global financial markets. Students develop an expert understanding of financial theory, and advance to apply the theory to finance strategy and analysis. Applied research and the use of quantitative tools to address and predict financial trends are key skills graduates gain through the program’s curriculum. These skills prepare students for a variety of investment and financial analysis positions.

Students hone their skills through rigorous coursework that begins with a foundation of theory and analysis methods and branches out into more specialized courses such as finance technologies and financial modeling or engineering. These advanced courses are selected based on students’ areas of interest and talents as well as what is most applicable to career plans.

There is no standard number of courses or time of completion across all institutions offering this coursework. Each institution’s requirements will vary as will the types of specialized courses offered by the degree program. Cost to complete the program will also be different at each institution, so students need to check individual programs for the time and money they will need to invest in these courses.

Coursework for this degree gives students an advantage when pursuing positions in finance. Graduates accept associate roles in large investment banks and financial firms practicing managerial finance, asset management, risk management, and financial forecasting. Students can also choose specialized courses that prepare them for work in financial engineering, quantitative trading, and applied research.

Students interested in institutions that offer this program can search our extensive database of schools to learn more about individual requirements, cost, and further information about coursework such as options for online learning. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Falmouth University
Penryn, United Kingdom

Accelerate your career by focusing on creativity, leadership and innovation. Delivered with the Leasing Foundation and aimed at those already working in the sector, the course ... +

Accelerate your career by focusing on creativity, leadership and innovation. Delivered with the Leasing Foundation and aimed at those already working in the sector, the course features real work-based projects to enhance your professional practice. -
MA
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
London School of Business & Finance
UK Online, United Kingdom

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online Master in Finance and Investments from the International Telematic University UNINETT ... +

Enhance your career in the finance, banking or investment industries with the dual online Master in Finance and Investments from the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO in partnership with Geneva Business School, delivered 100% online through the industry-leading educational platform. Students will receive comprehensive training in all aspects of global financial markets, global financial investment strategy and international banking. Graduates will be equipped with the tools required to compete effectively in the world of global finance. -
MSc MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
English
Jul 2020
Online
 
Berlin School Of Business & Innovation
Berlin, Germany

The rise of cryptocurrency and increasing digitalization is changing the way the financial sector operates. Learn the skills you need to get ahead of the game with the MA in F ... +

The rise of cryptocurrency and increasing digitalization is changing the way the financial sector operates. Learn the skills you need to get ahead of the game with the MA in Finance and Investments at Berlin School of Business and Innovation, taught and created by industry practitioners at our central Berlin campus. Develop your skills with this innovative and exciting master’s program by learning how to maximize value, how to interpret business financial statements, and how to use financial structures and instruments to generate money. -
MA MA
Full-time
18 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Denver, USA

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses ... +

The MA program in Global Finance, Trade and Economic Integration (GFTEI) provides students with a multidisciplinary, policy-focused examination of the global economy. Courses focus on the complex changes underway in the global economy, including the emerging patterns of financial, trade and human capital flows and their effect on national economies, the effect of globalization on state capacity, policy autonomy and national economic conditions, the relationship between economic, political and social outcomes, corporate governance and competition and the interaction of interest groups, states and multilateral agreements and organizations. -
MA
2 years
English
Campus
 
Heriot-Watt University Dubai
Academic City, United Arab Emirates

Our Accounting and Business Finance programme is a specialist degree, particularly suited to those seeking entry into the accounting profession, financial services or financia ... +

Our Accounting and Business Finance programme is a specialist degree, particularly suited to those seeking entry into the accounting profession, financial services or financial management. The value of such studies is also recognised by professional accountancy bodies which offer examination exemptions. -
MA
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Yasar University
Izmir, Turkey

Modern businesses are directly affected by current developments in international trade, the economic environment, and financial markets. For this reason, possible variables af ... +

Modern businesses are directly affected by current developments in international trade, the economic environment, and financial markets. For this reason, possible variables affecting these markets need to be fully understood and integrated into the decision making processes. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
27 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics
Zürich, Switzerland

The MA in Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Banking and Finance. The degree qualifies you to ent ... +

The MA in Banking and Finance of the University of Zurich provides you with an advanced academic education in the field of Banking and Finance. The degree qualifies you to enter into academically-oriented professions or continue your studies on a doctorate level. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Feb 2021
Campus
 
Cracow University of Economics
Kraków, Poland

The program aims at deepening knowledge of finance and accounting in the area of monetary and financial policy, managerial accounting, local and household finance, financial s ... +

The program aims at deepening knowledge of finance and accounting in the area of monetary and financial policy, managerial accounting, local and household finance, financial statements, financial engineering, taxation; at graduates are equipped with specialized knowledge essential in jobs in international companies and institutions of the financial markets related to corporate finance and accounting. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Izmir University of Economics
Izmir, Turkey

Acquire a strong foundation for Ph.D. research or press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to so ... +

Acquire a strong foundation for Ph.D. research or press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Synergy University Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The program provides you with the newest theory and skills in the study area. You will have an opportunity to understand globalization processes of the global economy, obtain ... +

The program provides you with the newest theory and skills in the study area. You will have an opportunity to understand globalization processes of the global economy, obtain advanced techniques in finance and risk management as well as to learn economic functionality. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
International Black Sea University
Tbilisi, Georgia

MA in Finance Program provides both public and private sectors with highly qualified specialists having deep and comprehensive knowledge of finance (banking, insurance, capita ... +

MA in Finance Program provides both public and private sectors with highly qualified specialists having deep and comprehensive knowledge of finance (banking, insurance, capital markets, etc.). The study process here is organized in a way that is best suited to students needs and market requirements. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
London School of Business & Finance
UK Online, United Kingdom

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your Master in Finance and Investments, awarded by the International Telematic University ... +

Acquire the competencies to be a global contender in worldwide financial markets with your Master in Finance and Investments, awarded by the International Telematic University UNINETTUNO and delivered to you 100% online. Become proficient in corporate finance principles, financial analysis, and investment management in as little as 18 months. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
English
Jul 2020
Online
 
Izmir University of Economics
Izmir, Turkey

Press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and pr ... +

Press on a career in a variety of roles within economics and finance. Master finance and economics tools and apply them to solve problems. Combine theory with practice, and prepare perfectly for a career in banking, asset management or consulting among others. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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