Finance professionals with a strong background in analytical and practical decision making are increasingly demanded by a wide range of multinational corporations and financial institutions such as banks, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies and investment agencies.
Are you a young graduate with a background or strong interest in finance or economics? This program will prepare you for a future career in the financial sector by providing you with a business attitude combined with the necessary analytical and practical decision-making and management skills.
Get a dual degree in finance in one year
This program gives you a strong background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude for a function in the financial sector.
You can obtain a dual master’s degree in finance in just 1 year. You study at Antwerp Management School (Belgium) during ten months (September till June). After successful completion of the program, you will receive an official and internationally accredited Master of Science (MSc) degree issued by Antwerp Management School ; ‘Master in Finance'.
Subsequently, you can go to New York in July and obtain a Master of Science in Global Finance at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business by following three courses in Finance.
University Affliation Program of CFA
Since March 27, 2020, our Master in Finance program at Antwerp Management School has been affiliated with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).
The world-renowned CFA Institute is the largest network of financial investment professionals in the world, with more than 175.000 members in 166 countries, ranging from companies to universities and regulators.
CFA Program Exam
Our program embeds a significant proportion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge required to pass CFA exams, including Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.
The affiliation with CFA Institute also enables us to award 5 selected students with scholarships to sit the CFA examinations at a significantly reduced fee. These students will have free access to the career center of CFA. Students of the Master in Finance also have access to the career center of CFA, either paid or for free (see above). You can create a profile, setup email alerts for new opportunities and apply for jobs.
Choose your career & become part of our alumni network
There are so many career choices for you in the field of finance. Making the right choice is the key to a successful career. Our monthly alumni career talks can support you in finding out which job will suit you. Every month, an alumnus/alumna of our program shares some insights into their job. What does a fixed income analyst do? What is it like to be a junior consultant? What is a good mergers and acquisitions career path? Our alumni give you valuable first-hand information about their industry. These talks are really an eye opener.
Knowledge directly applicable in real business
This program focuses on the practical application of concepts in real business and is very interactive: prepare yourself for class discussions, analyzing business cases, making business presentations and reports. You will obtain thorough knowledge of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation. You will gain expertise in risk management, asset management, portfolio management and global management, directly applicable to your future professional career. This program focuses on the practical application of concepts in real business and is very interactive: prepare yourself for class discussions, analyzing business cases, making business presentations and reports.
Keep up with the industry trends and expand your network
Finance is a well-established yet vibrate industry. It is never boring. There’s always something going on: Fintech, startups, open banking, blockchain… To keep you up to date with the industry trends, we frequently invite experts in various fields to talk about ‘hot’ topics. Moreover, to bridge the gap between theory and practice, financial professional practices workshops are organized quarterly, in which guest lecturers guide students through a specific industry in finance (e.g. private equity, investment bank, real estate finance, and so on), followed by a group assignment. The guest lecturers offer guidance and insights on how to tackle problems in practice.