A Master of Science, or a Master’s degree in Science is an academic degree delivered by Universities in many countries. A Master of Science is a popular choice after completing a Bachelor’s degree.
Finance is the discipline concerned with the management of money and includes personal, corporate, and public finance. Though usually associated with asset and debt management in terms of investment banking, finance also includes other specializations like accounting and retirement planning.
With university education being upper most level in the education system of the Belgium, the government has put more emphasis to make sure that the students’ lives is made as simple as possible through the loan and grants programs. They offer sponsors for international students with poor and vulnerable backgrounds who would like to study in this country.
Top Master of Science Degrees in Finance in Belgium 2018/2019
This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within financial institutions. [+]
The programme title and the English equivalent have been approved by the Commission Higher Education in Flanders on 19 January 2018. We expect the final approval of the programme by the Flemish government by the beginning of March 2018.
This is an English-taught programme of 120 ECTS which prepares students for careers in actuarial science, financial engineering or quantitative risk management within financial institutions.
This master's programme brings:basic training in actuarial engineering, insurance, financial products, financial mathematics and engineering, data analytics for finance and insurance, risk management for financial institutions; advanced courses showing the latest developments in the field; a blend of theoretical coursework and computational training; an introduction to practical aspects, through the straight-from-the-frontline experience of our staff, guest lecturers, and an internship (6 ECTS); a multidisciplinary approach, where technical, quantitative courses come along with coursework in (financial and insurance) regulation, prudential regimes, economics and reporting. ... [-]
This program is intended for students who are attracted by a broad range of jobs in market finance, for those who wish to maintain a broad spectrum of career opportunities while choosing a curriculum that will enable them to fit into a professional environment as quickly as possible. [+]
This course gives students specialized skills in:portfolio management financial analysis management of institutions investment decisions (project financing and acquisition/financing of companies).
The focus is on the application of these principles and methods rather than their development by the students.Target groups
This program is intended:for students who are attracted by a broad range of jobs in market finance; for students who are attracted by jobs as financial analysts, professions in the world of private equity or corporate finance consultancy; for those who wish to maintain a broad spectrum of career opportunities while choosing a curriculum that will enable them to fit into a professional environment as quickly as possible. ... [-]
This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets. [+]
The specialization in Financial Engineering can be followed entirely in English. It is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets.Objectives
This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets.It trains specialists in modeling financial tools and markets. It provides students with the methodological and quantitative tools they need in order to participate actively in the creation, management, and control of financial products and services with high scientific and technical added value. It gives them mastery of concepts and techniques in an innovative framework. Target groups
The program is intended for:students who want to work in advanced areas of finance. students who want to work in the quantitative departments of financial institutions, in risk management, in the technical departments of insurance companies, in pension funds or in structuring functions in trading rooms or investment fund management. people who want to strengthen their knowledge by complementary training in the fields of mathematical finance or in actuarial services. Skills gained on completion of the specialization detailed knowledge of financial institutions, markets, and assets, of their principles of operation and/or of use; mastery of concepts and problems specific to asset management and risk management; ability to identify mechanisms of price formation and of risk emergence in order to control the conceptual and technical aspects of market and banking finance; mastery of the technical aspect of financial operations by developing innovative procedures of calculation and optimization; applying the quantitative and methodological aspects of the tools... [-]
This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. [+]
This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes.Target groups
The program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in Finance (auditor, certified public accountant, etc.). Financial Analysis and Auditing is partially taught in English.Skills gained on completion of the specialization
In technical matters:Mastery of accounting, financial, auditing and legal procedures necessary for a good understanding of the risks that organizations face on a daily basis; The capacity to gauge these risks as to the strategic, economic, legal and ethical context of an organization’s environment; The integration (or due consideration) of the strategic, ethical, legal and economic context of organizations, so as to develop systems for internal and external control, to manage the identified risks and to control them. ... [-]