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9 Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

Earning a master’s degree is the result of a postgraduate program. They are typically awarded after a large amount of instructor-supervised research and collaboration has been completed. This degree can measure competence in professional and technical arenas. In the finance industry, this degree can enhance professional skills and set individuals apart from their competition.

 

What is a Master in Finance and Economics? What type of subjects are covered in this program? Within the world of finance there are many areas of focus. These programs may hone in on macroeconomic policies or the stock market. Other topics include quantitative economics and theoretical or applied economics. Students gain the tools they need to adapt to changes in the financial environment and to develop theoretical analysis.

 

There are often financial benefits to participating in this postgraduate program, but the advantages extend beyond finances. Higher level degrees are often geared toward professionals who earn advancements following graduation. Participants in the program can gain professional contacts, expanding their existing network. At the culmination of the program, students usually enjoy easier access to highly sought-after positions. Program participants interact with professionals who are respected in their fields and can begin to develop a network of peers before they graduate.

 

With educational institutions located in various areas of the world, the costs associated with participation in these programs can vary. Individuals who hope to attend a program should communicate directly with the schools for accurate information regarding tuition and related fees.

 

Upon graduation, professionals often find positions with large institutions. Jobs include positions such as financial regulator or business analyst. Other employment opportunities are found in asset management, insurance companies, public administration, and private banks. Some job responsibilities include wealth management, consulting, and hedging.

 

Individuals who hope to advance their careers through further education should consult the program listing for more details. When pertinent programs are found, fill out the lead form. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filing in the lead form.

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9 Results in Finance and Economics

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes

General objective: To train human resources able to design, apply and analyze knowledge and methodologies, to contribute to the evaluation of real estate, operating compa ... [+]

GENERAL PURPOSE

To train human resources capable of designing, applying and analyzing knowledge and methodologies, to contribute to the evaluation of real estate, operating companies and investment projects in the region and in the country, with current value criteria that give sustenance to solve problems arising from growth of the market of tangible and intangible goods, through a solid and integral formation, with a positive attitude and open to change, with a social commitment that allow it to compete in the national and international market.

ADMISSION PROFILE

For this mastery, the following desirable qualities of the aspirant are required:

Be interested in the valuation area. Be a responsible person, committed to your training. Be able to analyze problems and propose solutions. Ability to analyze. Have an attitude of professional improvement. Be able to work as a team. Knowledge and management of software, tools and measurement devices will be the most appropriate to support your work. EFFECTIVE PROFILE ... [-]
Mexico Aguascalientes
July 2020
Spanish
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Universidad Arturo Prat

The Master in Economics and Finance seeks to combine conceptual models with real cases, while at the same time trying to develop analytical, evaluation and integration ca ... [+]

The Master in Economics and Finance seeks to combine conceptual models with real cases, while at the same time trying to develop analytical, evaluation and integration capacities of the main themes that are addressed in these disciplines. They will be able to become leaders in solving the complexities of a market open to the world, and the challenge of undertaking new projects, facing the changes and the dynamics of the financial markets and the application of concepts in economic- organizations.

You can optimize the quality of your decisions in your workplace You will learn to integrate topics from areas of specialization of economic-financial type It will apply management tools focused on making effective decisions based on technical knowledge Differentiated advantages ... [-]
Chile Santiago
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Spanish
Full-time
4 semesters
Online
Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)

Master in Economics and Finance (MEF) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which aims to give the student a thorough grounding in both theoretical an ... [+]

Master in Economics and Finance (MEF) is a two-year English-language Master's degree programme, which aims to give the student a thorough grounding in both theoretical and applied economics. The programme aims to give the student a thorough grounding in both theoretical and applied economics. Emphasis is put on developing abstract analytical reasoning, which allows the graduates to solve complex economic problems in various settings. The applicants must have the solid background in Mathematics and good command of English. Courses are taught both by members of the Institute of Economic Studies (IES) and external professionals from the central bank, commercial banks and business analysts. Graduates typically assume challenging positions in banking, consulting, investment funds and public administration. Compulsory core courses introduce the students to the advanced topics in macroeconomics, microeconomics and econometrics as well as to two major fields in finance, namely financial markets and banking. Elective courses cover a wide range of specific areas in economics and finance, which allows the students to specialize in the field of their interest. The topics include advanced economic theory (e.g. business cycles theory, economic dynamics, game theory), applied economics and economic policy (e.g. monetary economics, international macroeconomics, antitrust economics, health economics, environmental economics, development economics), theoretical finance (e.g. quantitative finance), and applied finance and investment (corporate finance, portfolio analysis and risk management, international finance, insurance, company valuation, real estate investment). The open day will take place at the Institute of Economic Studies (IES, Opletalova 26, Prague 1) on 2. 2. 2018 at 9... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Pavia

The Master Program (Laurea Magistralis) in Economics, Finance and International Integration (MEFI) is a post-graduate course open to Italian and foreign students aiming t ... [+]

The Master Program (Laurea Magistralis) in Economics, Finance and International Integration (MEFI) is a post-graduate course open to Italian and foreign students aiming to pursue advanced studies in the field of applied economics and finance in an international perspective. MEFI trains students longing to start high-level careers as professionals or managers in national and multinational firms and within the Public Administration. Starting from the academic year 2013-2014 this Master Program has been entirely taught in English, fulfilling the internalization aims of our Department. The Department is already involved in many international mobility programs for graduate students. Moreover, a few double degree programs in Economics have been already agreed and are being carried out with some major European Universities. The decision to teach all MEFI courses in English is then just a further path in our internalization strategy.... [-]

Italy Pavia
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Higher School of Economics

This programme is aimed at training a new generation of lawyers, who are able to work as professionals in international economic relations. It offers courses on the laws ... [+]

This programme is aimed at training a new generation of lawyers, who are able to work as professionals in international economic relations. It offers courses on the laws of the Eurasian Economic Union, the WTO and free trade zone legislation, regulation of the international financial system, foreign investment protection, etc. Furthermore, the programme seeks to meet the growing demand for lawyers from export-oriented and transnational companies, governmental bodies, and international organizations.

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Russia Moscow
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Would you like to become an economist, work in institutions supporting market regulators, become a risk manager or specialise in economic financial consultancy? This cour ... [+]

CURRICULA

• Economics – QEM (taught in English)

• Economics and Finance (taught in Italian)

• Finance (taught in English)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates will acquire the necessary knowledge to find employment at financial institutions and to operate as professional managers, analysts, consultants and brokers. Possible career opportunities include:

• Economic systems specialist

• Business economics specialist

• Corporate Finance analyst

• Market regulation specialist

• International business and finance consultant

• Banking

• Insurance expert

• Business analyst

• Financial analyst... [-]

Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
University of Padova

Our two-year Master's degree in Economics and Finance aims to develop capabilities to understand economic and financial phenomena, expert technical knowledge to interpret ... [+]

Our two-year Master's degree in Economics and Finance aims to develop capabilities to understand economic and financial phenomena, expert technical knowledge to interpret and manage complex financial issues and develop and assess public policies.

Course description

This graduate course helps students acquire advanced capabilities to analyze economic and financial phenomena. The course prepares students to pursue activities of a specialized nature in research and in executive entry-level positions at financial institutions, companies and in national and international government institutions.

Course structure

The course has two curricula, Economics and Banking and Finance. The first provides the students with rigorous and state of the art training in applied economics, economic theory and econometrics. The second focuses on Banking and Finance with an original perspective, stressing economic reasoning, analysis of financial institutions, regulatory design, and computer applications. Both tracks share a common base of core courses providing advanced analytical tools in the field of economics, econometrics and business finance.... [-]

Italy Padua
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Xiamen University - Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics

The international master's programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motiv ... [+]

The international master's programs in economics and finance at WISE & SOE, XMU are designed to attract international students with clear academic interests and motivations, who would like to carry out their master and/or doctoral studies in China.

WISE focuses on high-quality economics and finance education, frontier research, and intensive international academic exchanges and cooperation. With excellent faculty members recruited from top overseas universities, all degree programs are conducted in English based on an international common standard.

WISE & SOE offer twelve master's programs for international students:... [-]

China Xiamen
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
EU Business School

New financial paradigms are emerging. With recent regulations and a shift in ethical thinking, the ability to understand and decipher the ever-growing complexity of the w ... [+]

New financial paradigms are emerging. With recent regulations and a shift in ethical thinking, the ability to understand and decipher the ever-growing complexity of the world of finance is a quality that is more important than ever before. As an applied branch of economics, this program explores challenging technical theory and a wide range of topics, including asset pricing, portfolio management, derivative securities and blockchain fundamentals. From its foundations to its future of finance, you will gain a balanced understanding of one of the most crucial aspects of the business.

Duration: Three terms/one year (60 credits)

Locations: Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux

Teaching Language: English... [-]

Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva Montreux Switzerland Online  + 2 More
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus