The MSc in Finance offers a solid education in the three pillars of the discipline: Corporate Finance, Financial Investments, and Derivatives. The program includes faculty members with the scientific rigor of PhDs from some of the most prestigious institutions worldwide.
ISEG's MSc in Finance is offered exclusively in English, for an international audience. Students are also exposed to the professional reality of the most influential financial center of Europe, Frankfurt, including a visit to the European Central Bank, the Deutsche Borse, and much more, during the 1st year of the course.
Students with a first cycle degree in the areas of Finance, Management, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management or other finance-related areas. It is a practice-oriented program, covering subjects on financial markets. With the aim of maximizing the chances of students’ employability, the program provides them with the required tools to succeed professionally in the financial arena.
The master's study program is spread across 4 semesters with a total of 120 ECTS, 42 of them (12 in the third semester and 30 in the fourth semester) correspond to a dissertation. All the course units will be taught in English.
Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria
We will consider candidates with a first cycle degree in Finance, Management, Accounting Economics, Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management, or candidates considered adequate by the Scientific and Pedagogical Committee. The candidates will be selected according to their BSc marks, CV details and a possible interview.
Since 2015-2016 that our program fully meet the requirements of the CFA Institute's program for Recognised Universities
MSc IN FINANCE COURSE UNITS
1st year – 1st semester
- Financial Markets and Investments
- Forwards, Futures and Swaps
- Corporate Investment Appraisal
- Data Analysis in Finance
- Fundamentals of Financial Economics
1st year – 2nd semester
- Fixed Income Products and Markets
- Mergers, Acquisition, and Restructuring
- Corporate Financing and Planning
- Elective option I
2nd year – 1st semester
- Case Studies in Financial Engineering
- Ethics and Research Methods in Finance
- Financial Forecasting
- Elective Option II
2nd year – 2nd semester
- MSc Final Work (Thesis/Project/Internship)
Elective Course Units I
- Corporate Governance
- International Financial Markets
- Monetary and Financial History
- Pension Funds
- Real Options
Elective Course Units II
- Banking and Insurance
- Institutional Finance
- Public Finance on the Economic and Monetary Union
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Last updated January 2, 2018