MScs in Finance

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The MSc in Finance is an advanced academic program intended to prepare graduates to fill occupations in the field of finance. Completion of this postgraduate program may provide graduates with references, contacts, and other resources that they need to obtain highly-sought positions.

The MSc in Finance programs that worldwide institutions offer are often created in response to an increasing need in the financial industry. The program provides courses with in-depth studies of accounting, economics, and finance. Other courses may cover the subjects of mathematics and statistics, operations research, computer science, engineering, ethics in finance, statement analysis, portfolio management, firm valuation, and more.

There are several benefits available to serious students in this program. Students are often able to obtain practical experience, sometimes through internship programs, with successful global companies. Graduates often have access to resources that lead to employment and can anticipate higher salary rates than those who have not completed the program.

The MSc in Finance program often requires the commitment of about a year. The costs of the program will vary a great deal as institutions providing the program are located all around the world. Hopeful students should contact those institutions for specific information about fees and related costs.

There are many lucrative positions available for those who graduate from an MSc in Finance program and graduates can expect healthy opportunities for job growth in the upcoming years. Some of the positions that graduates have filled are senior financial analyst, real estate manager, financial controller, investment banker, manager of financial departments, and chief financial officer. The advanced degree opens up many job opportunities that are hard to secure in a competitive field.

 

In order to apply for an MSc in Finance, graduates will have to meet specific qualifications. This information and other registration requirements can be found on the extensive database of academic institutions. 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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MSc.F in Islamic Finance

Geneva Business School Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months February 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in Islamic Finance is designed to give you, as a future entrepreneur, the knowledge base and skills to start your own successful businesses. The program provides an in depth, practical education in business and management theories and principles. You will become an effective critical thinker and successfully identify business opportunities by effectively using analytical tools and problem-solving. [+]

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues.

Over the course of this program students will:

Gain knowledge of global business topics and issues. Acquire expertise in the legalities of business startups. Obtain management, organizational, and strategic planning skills for the launch of new projects and business start-ups. Program ... [-]

MSc in International Finance And Management

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

The programme provides you with a detailed understanding of modern business principles, techniques and contextual conditions, paying particular attention to international finance. [+]

Elements of this course are currently under review. Please be aware that the title of this course is subject to change to the following award: MSc Finance and Control.

The programme provides you with a detailed understanding of modern business principles, techniques and contextual conditions, paying particular attention to international finance.

You will receive an introduction to contemporary business and management issues, as well as gaining an informed understanding of environmental and historical influences on business and management practice. This programme will enhance your ability to interpret data, compile reports of key findings and make recommendations to meet the needs of an organisation.... [-]


MSc Corporate Financial Management

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Germany Berlin

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is designed for those pursuing a career in the world of finance such as banking, corporate finance, personal finance and accountancy. [+]

MSc Corporate Financial Management

The MSc Corporate Financial Management is designed for those pursuing a career in the world of finance such as banking, corporate finance, personal finance and accountancy. With GISMA, you will also have the opportunity to build on your practical skills, alongside getting a formal qualification. This programme is designed and awarded by The University of Law, and delivered at GISMA in its campus in Berlin. Free beginner's German classes for all students. Flexible payment plans available.

Course Requirements 2:2 or above from a UK Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent qualifications For non-standard entry requirements, please contact us. English proficiency options: English native speaker / degree obtained in English / IELTS — 6.5 (5.5 minimum in each component) / Work experience is not an obligatory requirement. [-]

Master's in Finance (MSF)

Boston College Carroll School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 20 months September 2018 USA Chestnut Hill + 1 more

Whether you are an experienced or aspiring professional, the MSF program at Boston College will help you deepen your knowledge of finance, and broaden your opportunities within the industry. [+]

Whether you are an experienced or aspiring professional, the MSF program at Boston College will help you deepen your knowledge of finance, and broaden your opportunities within the industry. The BC MSF offers you a comprehensive curriculum grounded in fundamental economic principles to develop specialized knowledge and skills as well as insights into innovative methodologies.

Worldwide, the BC MSF program ranked #17 in the 2015 Financial Times Master's in Finance rankings among pre-experience programs. The Program ranked #2 in the United States. Additionally, U.S. News and World Report ranked the BC MSF #12 among graduate finance programs in 2017.

MSF Academics

The MSF Program at Boston College is designed to meet the diverse needs of finance professionals, recent undergraduates beginning their careers in finance, and mathematicians, economists, engineers, computer scientists, and others who are considering a new career in the world of finance.... [-]


MSc International Financial Management

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 China Suzhou

The MSc International Financial Management programme offers an opportunity for graduates from a diverse range of undergraduate disciplines to specialise at postgraduate level in international financial management. [+]

MSc International Financial Management OVERVIEW

The MSc International Financial Management programme offers an opportunity for graduates from a diverse range of undergraduate disciplines to specialise at postgraduate level in international financial management. The programme allows graduates from non-finance disciplines (including sciences, mathematics, engineering, humanities and social sciences) to obtain the requisite knowledge and education to allow them to transfer to a career in finance or related professions. The programme is ideal for those students who seek a career in multinational business, accounting and finance-related business, retail banking, financial markets and many other areas where financial expertise is needed. Graduates of the programme may also go on to consulting careers or further academic study at an advanced level.... [-]


MSc in Finance

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Tampa

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis, and planning, [+]

Master of Science in Finance

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Finance prepares students for careers in the ever-changing financial industry. Changes in the investment industry and the financial markets require well-trained financial professionals to make value-enhancing decisions as information becomes available and the business environment changes.

Finance students are prepared for careers in private industry and government in such areas as banking, brokerage, individual and institutional investments, insurance, financial analysis and planning, portfolio management and more. Several courses have integrated the CFA® curriculum as provided by CFA Institute and are based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) from the CFA® Program. Topics in these courses assist students in preparation for the CFA® exam.*... [-]


MSc Finance with Specialisations

Regent’s University London
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months January 2018 United Kingdom London

Taught by professionals with extensive industry experience and high academic qualifications, the MSc Finance with Specialisations will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations. Combine your theoretical knowledge and practical training in a rigorous and challenging study of financial markets. [+]

Taught by professionals with extensive industry experience and high academic qualifications, the MSc Finance with Specialisations will prepare you for work in multicultural, globalised financial and banking organisations. This course will combine your theoretical knowledge and practical training in a rigorous and challenging study of financial markets.

The programme offers three specialisations:

Trading Risk Management Banking

You will gain a thorough understanding of the various fields that make up the finance industry, as well as learning practical skills for your future career. We simulate the real-life experience of working in finance through training on the Thomson-Reuters platform, and guest lectures from industry specialists. We also use case studies of current live companies of interest, and you will participate in a case study competition, where your final valuation is presented to a panel of experts. You will look at how the theory and research you study applies to today’s reality, by discussing topical issues, such the eurozone crisis, considering a range of different perspectives, its causes, and potential solutions.... [-]


Master in Financial Technology (FinTech)

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona

This program is designed to prepare Masters graduates for a successful career in Fintech. But before you choose a hunting ground and decide to make your mark on the Finance industry, you will need to understand a few fundamental principles and learn the basic drivers of this increasingly complex industry. [+]

This program is designed to prepare Masters graduates for a successful career in Fintech. But before you choose a hunting ground and decide to make your mark on the Finance industry, you will need to understand a few fundamental principles and learn the basic drivers of this increasingly complex industry.

A few pre-requisites will be necessary for admission. Talented applicants with

strong technical and quantitative skills, combined with a personal drive not to settle for the status quo, will be able to fully benefit from this transformative course.

The first part of the curriculum will bring a thorough overview of the Financial Industry by focusing on the fundamental cornerstones which allow it to exist and function effectively. The second part of the program will focus on the technological developments which are disrupting and transforming the industry.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry Conduct empirical research and modeling Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software STEM Certified ... [-]

MS Finance

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA District of Columbia

Want to increase your marketability in the finance field? Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program offers an intellectually sophisticated curriculum that prepares you for leadership positions in the financial sector. MSF classes prepare you for the CFA, CAIA, CFP and FRM exams, arming you with the expertise essential for success. [+]

Want to increase your marketability in the finance field? Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program offers an intellectually sophisticated curriculum that prepares you for leadership positions in the financial sector. MSF classes prepare you for the CFA, CAIA, CFP and FRM exams, arming you with the expertise essential for success.

Farid Sadeeh, MS Finance student, knew Kogod was for him when he met the program’s faculty. “The professors are great. It’s a smaller program, so the faculty knows you by name. They really care what happens to you when you graduate.”

Tim Timura believes Kogod’s Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program is both versatile and practical. “There are a lot of questions and issues that revolve around finance that are part of [a business professional’s] job,” Timura, MSF program director, explains. “We equip students with financial modeling and quantitative tools so they can answer these questions.”... [-]


Master of Science in Business-Finance

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Mount Vernon

The Master of Science Business-Finance program provides motivated and talented students with a leading-edge program that includes advanced financial theory, practical business applications and an understanding of current research issues. [+]

Today’s business climate demands individuals who are equipped to manage the intense world of finance. Meeting those demands requires a specialized graduate degree.

The Master of Science Business-Finance program provides motivated and talented students with a leading-edge program that includes advanced financial theory, practical business applications and an understanding of current research issues. Students will learn how to apply the latest tools and technologies of financial analysis and engineering to solve the challenging problems that they will confront in a global business environment. The program differs from the M.B.A. in that both the required and elective courses are concentrated in finance, allowing students more rigorous, specialized training in this functional discipline.... [-]


MSc in International Banking, Finance and Risk Management

Glasgow Caledonian University, London (GCU London)
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Triple accredited, the MSc International Banking, Finance and Risk Management aims to develop graduates who will be well positioned to succeed in the dynamic international, finance sector. Gain the practical knowledge & essential skills to succeed in the challenging financial services sector. Accredited by Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Institute of Operational Risk (IOR). [+]

Triple accredited, the MSc International Banking, Finance and Risk Management aims to develop graduates who will be well positioned to succeed in the dynamic international, finance sector.

We work closely with leading financial services organisations to ensure our programme reflects current issues in the international financial market.

Our programme provides you with a comprehensive knowledge of domestic and international bank operations, financial risk management, and investment banking, as well as the practical skills in financial and analytical techniques and their use in banking. By combining the latest academic thinking with a focus on current industry practice, we ensure our graduates are well-equipped to take advantage of employment opportunities worldwide.... [-]


Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 18 months August 2018 Singapore

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. [+]

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

MAF graduates can expect to equip themselves with the “hard” critical analytical and problem-solving skills and the “soft” people and communication skills to advance their careers in the fund management, banking and finance industries.

Programme Length

12 months full-time, 18 months part-time.... [-]


MSc in Accounting, Governance and Financial Management

Sheffield University Management School
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Sheffield

If you're more interested in financial management than markets and want to contribute to a sustainable financial future, this is the masters you've been looking for. [+]

This exciting new programme will explore the financial management of a range of organisations. This focus on a critical understanding of financial management complements the longstanding Sheffield School of research and students will benefit from a division of enthusiastic, internationally acknowledged academics.

The Programme

Taught full-time over two semesters, followed by a dissertation, students are educated through a series of lectures, seminars, case studies, group work for collaborative learning and web-based discussion groups. Assessment is through individual assignments, group projects, examinations and a dissertation. The first semester will set the scene with foundation modules then students will be guided into more advanced material. On graduation, students will be fully equipped to take on an advanced accounting or financial management role in a variety of organisations. ... [-]


MSc Finance and Investment Banking

Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management. [+]

Our MSc Finance and Investment Banking course will teach you about analysing and valuing investment products, critical analysis of information in derivatives markets and portfolio and investment management.

During your studies, you will learn how to put theory and contemporary thinking into practical finance settings. In your first semester, you will develop a strong core knowledge of institutional, accounting and financial modelling frameworks. You'll explore the operation of markets, their major participants and the regulatory environment, as well as building a firm understanding of corporate finance, basic accounting and financial analysis.

As an Finance student, you’ll have access to our unique Trading Room facility. With 12 double-screen workstations, the room gives you a simulated experience of working in the fast-moving world of shares and trading. You can access sophisticated analysis tools and data on worldwide financial markets.... [-]