MSc in Banking and Finance

General

Program Description

The University

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English.
It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries.
As a State University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally.

The Course

The MSc in Banking & Finance caters to the needs of recent graduates looking for an optimal combination of theory as well as a practical hands-on approach to the highly specified financial issues of a business or financial institution.

Also, it is designed to facilitate learning through a variety of teaching methods, technologies and environments.

From the moment you embark on your Master's programme, you will acquire a key set of skills and the real-world knowledge crucial to achieving success in your chosen career.

The Core Modules

The core courses ensure that you acquire knowledge of practical concepts and attain skills directly relevant to your career aspirations.

• Financial Econometrics
• Foundations of Finance
• Commercial and Investment Banking
• Financial Reporting and Analysis
• Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange
• Corporate Finance
• Financial Derivatives
• Asset Management

The Elective Modules


• Shipping Finance
• Raising Capital
• Mergers and Acquisitions
• Advanced Company Valuation
• Hedge Funds
• Technical Analysis
• Emerging Markets
• Credit Risk
• Advanced Derivatives
• Risk Management
• Structured Products
• Operational Risk
• Banking Legal Environment
• Financial Regulation
• International Company and Trade Law

The following elective courses are offered jointly on the MSc in Banking and Finance and MSc in Management programmes:

• Business Ethics and social responsibility
• Entrepreneurship
• Private equity and venture capital

The Dissertation

As part of the MScs programme, students submit an individual 10,000-word project on a subject relating to their study and career

Applying for the MSc in Banking and Finance

To be considered for the MSc in Banking and Finance at the IHU, candidates are required to have:

  • a good university degree in a relevant subject from a recognised University.
  • proof of English competence (Proficiency or recently acquired IELTS or TOEFL).
  • two academic references.

A personal interview may be required.

Applications are open until all the available places are filled. Therefore you should apply as early as possible to ensure place availability. The course starts every October.
Apply now!

For more information please use the following contact details:

School of Economics and Business Administration
T: +30 2310 807 528
F: +30 2310 474 520

Last updated Jun 2019

About the School

The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established by Law No. 3391 in October 2005 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taugh ... Read More

The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established by Law No. 3391 in October 2005 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. Read less