The distinctive feature of the Master in Financial Economics programme lies in its holistic approach, which incorporates courses on investment management, corporate finance, economics and quantitative research methods. The programme aims to broaden students’ understanding of scientiﬁc contributions in the ﬁeld of ﬁnancial economics, strengthen their analytic and critical thinking skills, and equip them with quantitative ﬁnance techniques and complex ﬁnancial decision-making tools in a rapidly changing macroeconomic environment. Our graduates have solid training in modern financial and economic theory with an ability to apply theoretical concepts and models in practical situations.
Master’s programme in Financial Economics aims to educate socially responsible and highly qualified specialists in the field of financial economics, equipped with general, functional and transferable competencies, specialized knowledge and strong analytical skills that would enable them to analyze, critically assess and develop contemporary theory and practice of finance and economics as well as apply methods of mathematical statistics and econometric models to the analysis of corporate finance, portfolio management, financial markets and institutions, financial engineering across local and international public and private institutions.
KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES
Through the Master of Financial Economics programme students will be able to:
- Analyse and assess both the micro- and macroeconomic environment of international corporations, financial institutions and capital markets.
- Understand and apply quantitative ﬁnance techniques and advanced ﬁnancial decision-making tools in portfolio management, risk management and capital budgeting.
- Analyse and critically evaluate the role and functioning of international financial markets and institutions and be familiar with the universe of financial instruments.
- Evaluate, choose, and systemically apply advanced mathematical statistics methods and advanced econometric models and techniques in solving complex problems of corporate finance.
Master’s students can spend an exchange semester in one of 14 partner universities in 11 countries across Europe and Asia.
The double degree is exclusively awarded to students who spend one year of their two-year programme at the double degree partner university:
- BI Norwegian Business School
Financial economics: subjects
- Microeconomic Analysis (GRAE003)
- Asset Pricing (GRAE021)
- Mathematical Finance (GRAE017)
- Advanced Corporate Finance (GRAE019)
- Financial Econometrics (GRAE018)
- Research Methodology (GRAE001)
- Applied Business Ethics (GRAE025)
- Advanced Macroeconomics (GRAE007)
- Alternative Investment and Risk Management (GRAE023)
- Applied Valuation (GRAE027)
- Financial Intermediation (GRAE020)
- International Finance (GRAE009)
- Behavioral Finance (GRAE022)
- Development economics (GRAE029)
- Monetary Policy (GRAE012)
- Master Thesis (GRAE016)
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Last updated December 13, 2017