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11 MSc Programs in Financial Analysis

A Master of Science, or an MSc, is an option that individuals may consider after they have completed their undergraduate studies. Most entry level jobs now require at least a bachelor’s degree, so obtaining an MSc helps set individuals apart from others within their job pool. For those looking to advance in their current position, a master’s can help as well. 
 
Some might ask, “What is an MSc in Financial Analysis?” It is a program that prepares individuals to enter or advance within the financial realm of business. It not only builds upon students' understanding of analytical practices and procedures, but it also enhances their knowledge of current and cutting edge financial practices.  Upon completing the program graduates are able to properly analyze financial data to predict patterns and deploy strategies to advance the company’s financial standing. 
 
The MSc in Financial Analysis is a diverse program. With its management components it helps to prepare students for a number of different job opportunities. 
 
The cost of the program varies amongst different institutions. Usual determining factors include the school location, common cost of attendance and your choice to study on campus or online. With this program you might also choose an academic or research based program, which may also weigh into the price. 
 
With this diverse degree the possibilities for graduates are practically limitless. All companies have a financial department of some sort, so individuals may choose to work in any industry, though many students choose to stay within the financial industry. With a master’s degree you can expect to enter into a management position, or use your degree to advance to such a position within your current company. Those seeking greater independence might choose a consultant or contracted position with one or several companies. 
 
If you enjoy and understand the analysis process and are interested in its financial applications, an MSc in Financial Analysis might be right for you. 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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11 Results in Financial Analysis

Saint Mary's College of California School of Economics and Business Administration

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Investment Management (MS-FAIM) is focused on the quantitative techniques used in corporate financial analysis, investment ... [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis and Investment Management (MS-FAIM) is focused on the quantitative techniques used in a corporate financial analysis, investment portfolio management, and risk management. Its blend of theory and practice provides a grounded and practical education. Students with undergraduate degrees in disciplines such as business, economics, accounting, mathematics, statistics, engineering, and science do well in the MS-FAIM Program, but it is open to all who are qualified.

The MS-FAIM Program is part-time, lock-step and cohort-based and is taught over 5 academic quarters spanning 15 consecutive months. The program enrolls new students every July. Classes are held late afternoons and evenings at the American Management Association's Executive Conference Center, located at the Marriott Hotel at 4th and Market in San Francisco's financial district. Students take 2 classes per quarter, and classes meet once a week between Monday and Friday.... [-]

USA San Francisco Moraga
September 2020
Part-time
15 months
Campus
Gordon College

Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to trans ... [+]

Business scandals have shown us that details can’t be taken for granted. This means that companies and organizations are not just hiring analysts who can crunch numbers, but who will do so while adhering to high ethical standards. At Gordon, the business model is different. Within our Christian framework, business and financial services—like in the Parable of the Talents—can serve as a medium for social good, stewardship, justice, and love.

Find your fit

This program is great for students from all four-year, academic backgrounds—whether you have a Bachelor of Arts, Science or Applied Science on your college diploma. Gordon’s Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) is both a good fit for those looking to further their business and finance careers, and for those looking to transition into a finance or business career from the humanities, social sciences or STEM-related fields.... [-]

USA Wenham
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combin ... [+]

MSc Degrees in Financial Analysis.

What’s your opinion of the regulations that were introduced following the 2008 financial crisis? Which regulations would you propose – whether for banks, insurance firms or investors?

Wim Duisenberg was a Dutch politician who served as the first President of the European Central Bank from 1998 to 2003. Because of his pivotal role in the financial sector, this challenging Honours programme has been named after him. And for good reason: this broad, multi-disciplinary programme tackles the world of finance from two perspectives: financial and legal. Financial markets and the regulation of the financial sector are now inextricably linked. Banks, asset management firms and financial authorities are looking for graduates who understand the law and financial markets. The job prospects are limitless! But the programme is demanding, too: we’re looking for ambitious students who are ready to be challenged (the study load is 84 EC in one year compared to the regular 60 EC). If this sounds like you, read on…... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Trent University

Focus on the theories and techniques of financial analysis as you prepare for a career in equity analysis, financial forecasting, investment banking, commercial banking, ... [+]

Overview

Focus on the theories and techniques of financial analysis as you prepare for a career in equity analysis, financial forecasting, investment banking, commercial banking, corporate planning, portfolio management, pension fund management and other opportunities in the financial sector. This professional program can be completed in as little as 12 months and involves the in-depth study of mathematical finance, portfolio and risk management, linear programming, financial econometrics, numerical methods and financial management.

Program

There are three primary objectives of the program:

The teaching of fundamental and common analytical modeling techniques required for research in a large number of quantitative fields. The cross-fertilization that comes from sharing ideas with researchers in other disciplines, and the development of the communication skills required for this to occur. Sufficient training of the student in his/ her chosen discipline, including coursework and a research thesis, to permit progression to a disciplinary Ph.D. program at another institution. ... [-]
Canada Peterborough
September 2020
12 months
Campus
Jönköping University

The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, in¬ter-regional, and local. ... [+]

The focus on regional opportunities and challenges are highly relevant to both developed and developing countries. This programme provides a deepening education in the field of economics and, especially, regional economics, and will allow you to develop your analytical skills and abilities

The programme aims to build students’ core competencies to work with economic issues at various spatial levels; international, inter-regional, and local. During the first year, students learn theoretical and quantitative analytical skills. In the second year, the programme aims to further deepen the students’ competencies in the area of spatial economics. Strengthening econometric competencies is at the core of first-year’s courses. The last term is devoted to writing a comprehensive thesis, which is conducted in close collaboration with faculty. This gives you the opportunity to establish links with the research faculty and also gain insight into the academic milieu and knowledge about how to conduct research. In addition, many researchers within the economics faculty specialize within the field of regional economics, creating an excellent match.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University

Learn from the experts shaping debates on topics like Brexit, regional economic development, and sports governance. Their real-world policymaking feeds directly into your ... [+]

What challenges do future economies face, and how should we respond? Help us find the answers and explore new perspectives at Manchester Met.

Overview

Learn from the experts shaping debates on topics like Brexit, regional economic development, and sports governance. Their real-world policymaking feeds directly into your course.

Working with academics, communities, and businesses, we carry out applied research that shapes and benefits our economy.

We’ve designed this course for graduates who studied economics, finance or business-related degrees at the undergraduate level. But it will also suit you if you have other relevant experience.

Sharing Our Expertise

Our teaching goes beyond most university economics courses by exploring both perspectives of economics and finance. Across all units, you’ll learn from experts with academic, policy and industry experience in the UK and Europe.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Sussex Business School

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialize in financial technology (FinTech). ... [+]

Key information Duration: 1-year full time Start date: September 2019 Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU)

This highly practical course is designed to meet the challenges of today’s financial markets. You have the opportunity to specialize in financial technology (FinTech).

You’ll learn from academic staff who are globally renowned for their teaching excellence and extensive industry experience.

Our curriculum is designed in consultation with major professional bodies including Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).

How will I study?

You’ll study core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you undertake work on your projects.... [-]

United Kingdom Brighton
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

Through lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, case studies and expert sharing from industry practitioners, this interdisciplinary programme taught by both Finance ... [+]

With the rise of disruptive technologies and the new generation of Big Data and FinTech, concepts of money, payments, identity, and security need to be looked at through a new lens -- how can finance professionals respond early and effectively to ride the wave, and take advantage of the new opportunities before it’s too late?

Through lectures, workshops, round-table discussions, case studies and expert sharing from industry practitioners, this interdisciplinary programme taught by both Finance and Management Information Systems faculty, will widen and deepen your understanding of the rapidly changing landscape and the impact of new technologies on traditional finance models. You will be empowered with knowledge in Finance, FinTech, Financial Analytics, Machine Learning, Financial Computing, Textual Analysis, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Algorithmic Trading, Financial Fraud, and Regulatory Compliance. Get well-prepared for the fast-growing demand of today’s data-driven economy, and develop new insights and perspectives towards emerging technologies and harness them to take the Financial Industry to the next level.... [-]

Hong Kong Kowloon Tong
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
HEC Management School - University of Liège

This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and ext ... [+]

Objectives

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. ... [-]
Belgium Liège
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Exeter Business School

Our flagship finance Masters is ideal if you wish to study advanced financial theory and are looking to acquire expertise in investment analysis and fund management. You ... [+]

Rated one of the world’s best in the 2018 Financial Times Masters in Finance Rankings Top 100 in the 2019 Global QS Masters in Finance Rankings Awarded CFA® ‘Affiliation Program’ Status Opportunity to apply to the prestigious QTEM programme

Our flagship finance Masters is ideal if you wish to study advanced financial theory and are looking to acquire expertise in investment analysis and fund management.

You will be challenged with an academically rigorous curriculum supported by practical experiences to ensure you gain the skills demanded by global organisations.

As one of only a handful of programmes globally to be awarded CFA ‘University Affiliation Program’ status you not only have the opportunity to gain your MSc in 12-months but also work towards Levels I and II of the CFA examinations, with dedicated support including:... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hanken School of Economics

The Financial Analysis and Business Development specialisation provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today’s global financial markets. Learn more about the stu ... [+]

Master's studies in Financial Analysis and Business Development

The Financial Analysis and Business Development specialisation provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today’s global financial markets. Learn more about the studies and the tracks you can choose.

The combination of accounting and finance together with governance and commercial law will give you a comprehensive view of:

managing assets in global financial markets with multiple sources of risk measuring, creating, and managing corporate value analyzing profitability and value creation of businesses international accounting practices and regulations securing sustainable business practices and continued trust from all stakeholders ... [-]
Finland Helsinki
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Full-time
2 years
Campus