MSc in Finance
The MSc in Finance aims at preparing aspiring and seasoned finance professionals equipped with the skills, knowledge, and expertise required for a successful career in the demanding and highly rewarding world of finance. The MSc in Finance is widely acknowledged as the premier academic qualification for those interested in a career in areas such as banking, corporate finance, investment management, risk management and treasury management.
This program presents a premier academic qualification for those interested in an international career in finance in Greece and abroad. While the modern corporate world experiences cataclysmic changes and disruptions in the way that capital markets operate, our MSc in Finance program prepares aspiring and seasoned finance professionals for a successful career in the areas of banking, corporate finance, investment management, risk management and treasury management.
We offer four specialization streams, namely: 1.Investments 2. Corporate Finance 3. Risk Management 4. Fintech
The innovative design of the program and its market led curriculum equips students with relevant, up to date, skills and knowledge while offers a flexible program of study that enables students to choose from a variety of courses and adjust the duration of their studies according their own needs. The program is both affiliated by CFA and PRMIA, accredited by EPAS and NECHE and regularly reviewed by both academic and practitioner committees to strike an optimum balance between theory and practice. These committees review the curriculum and the delivery methods while ensure that the program offers sufficient practical applications of the knowledge that make sense in today’s world of business. As a result of the above efforts we manage to maintain exceptionally high placement rates, reaching up to 90% in a 6-month period after graduation.
Pathway collaboration with MIT on the MITx MicroMasters program in Finance
We are the only educational institution in Greece that has a pathway collaboration with MIT on the MITx MicroMasters program in Finance. Based on this collaboration, the holders of this particular MITx MicroMasters credential could apply for admission at the Alba MSc in Finance and, upon acceptance, will be awarded up to 25% of the academic units in the MSc coursework.
Key features of the program
Weekday classes between 18:00 – 22:00, twice or three times per week on average
A 14-month program
Field trip to foreign universities and financial instructions abroad.
Interaction with international students and participation in international student exchange programs
8 core modules and 2 workshops
4 specialization streams: Investments, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Fintech
Assessment: group reports/presentations, case study analysis, interim tests, final exams
Access to the state of art, Simulating Trading Room of the American College of Greece at Aghia Paraskevi Campus
Scholarships for the CFA Exams
Dissertation or Individual Consulting Project or 2 electives.