Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

Compare 15 Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

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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Tax Masters (Milan) - Italian Path

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master Tax Sole 24 ORE is a training program in tax and corporate matters which aims to train professionals capable of working in administrative and tax matters with a high level of preparation and expertise. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. The Master Tax Il Sole 24 Ore is a training program in tax and corporate matters with the aim of training young professionals capable of working in administrative and tax matters with a high degree of training and expertise. The professional figures that the Master intends to train are in particular those of Chartered accountant, tax lawyer and business Tax Expert. STRUCTURE The 24th Tax Master, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of 12 months training: 140 days of classroom training 4 months internship at important professional offices, tax offices and business consulting firm. In support of classroom teaching, distance learning sessions are planned with the use of e-learning platform of the Business School of the Sole 24 Ore, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can consult documents , handouts, multimedia courses and interact with peers and teachers even in collaborative learning. PROGRAM The Master addresses the following topics: The value-added tax Taxes on income: individuals The financial statements and the consolidated group, the OIC national accounting standards and international accounting standards IAS / IFRS IRES and taxation Bankruptcy and business crisis Company law The extraordinary corporate operations The international taxation Other indirect taxes The collection, detection and sanction system Litigation, tax litigation and news regarding the reconciliation STAGE The internship is an integral part of the curriculum of the Masters degree, represents an important opportunity for privileged entry and accelerated in the business world. RECIPIENTS The Master... [-]

Tax Masters (roma) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 12 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master Tax Sole 24 ORE is a training program in tax and corporate matters with the aim of training young professionals able to operate in the administrative-tax area with a high level of preparation and expertise. The professionals that the Master intends to train are particularly those chartered accountant, tax lawyer and business Tax Expert. [+]

The Master Tax Il Sole 24 Ore is a training program in tax and corporate matters with the aim of training young professionals capable of working in administrative and tax matters with a high degree of training and expertise. The professional figures that the Master intends to train are in particular those of Chartered accountant, tax lawyer and business Tax Expert. STRUCTURE 24 ° Master Tax Law, full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance, a total duration of 12 months of training: 140 days of classroom training 4 months internship at important professional offices, tax offices and business consulting firm. In support of classroom teaching, distance learning sessions are planned with the use of e-learning platform of the Business School of the Sole 24 Ore, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can consult documents , handouts, multimedia courses and interact with peers and teachers even in collaborative learning. PROGRAM The Master addresses the following topics: The value-added tax Taxes on income: individuals The financial statements and the consolidated group, the OIC national accounting standards and international accounting standards IAS / IFRS IRES and taxation Bankruptcy and business crisis Company law The extraordinary corporate operations The international taxation Other indirect taxes The collection, detection and sanction system Litigation, tax litigation and news regarding the reconciliation STAGE The internship is an integral part of the curriculum of the Masters degree, represents an important opportunity for privileged entry and accelerated in the business world. RECIPIENTS The Master Tax Law is... [-]

Master in Strategic Corporate Finance

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

Our master's programme is meant for those who want to gain a deep understanding of finance, while simultaneously obtaining broad professional vision. The key focus of the SCF programme is corporate finance. Our program provides a unique combination of deep knowledge of modern financial theories and essential practical skills, thereby equipping our graduates with competitive advantage in the market. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. Programme Overview Key Advantages Our master's programme is meant for those who want to gain a deep understanding of finance, while simultaneously obtaining broad professional vision. The key focus of the SCF programme is corporate finance. Our program provides a unique combination of deep knowledge of modern financial theories and essential practical skills, thereby equipping our graduates with competitive advantage in the market. At the same time, the programme is built in such a way that it allows students to gain a broad spectrum of knowledge in other areas of finance and economics as well. Aside from corporate finance, our students study macroeconomics, microeconomics, econometrics, asset pricing, venture capital, value-based management, behavioural finance, and much more. Our graduates work in consulting and at leading investment banks, M&A advisory firms, and investment funds. Some become strategy consultants, and others – buy-side analysts and portfolio managers. Some develop their own business, conduct academic research, or build a career as a CFO in companies of the real sector. Our alumni live mostly in Moscow or London, but there are also those who have gone to New York, Amsterdam, Berlin, and even Sydney. Agenda The Strategic Corporate Finance programme is taught by leading Russian academics, visiting international professors, and finance practitioners from major global companies. Students gain qualitative theoretical knowledge that will open a broad range of future professional opportunities, as well as practical skills that will set them apart from other candidates in the early steps of their... [-]

Master in Economics and Finance (MEF)

University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Milan

Economics and Finance is an exclusive master programme aimed at providing an excellent academic background and a practical sense of today's financial markets and international economy. [+]

Course Objectives and Structure Economics and Finance is an exclusive master programme aimed at providing an excellent academic background and a practical sense of today's financial markets and international economy. The Master degree in Economics and Finance is a genuinely multidisciplinary programme, offering a well-balanced set of courses in economics and finance supported by several quantitative courses. Graduates of this master course will receive advanced training on quantitative methodologies and tools suitable to interpret and analyze the economic and financial phenomena and to operate directly on financial markets or in international economic institutions. The study program is designed to provide the students with solid background through the development of topics of economic theory, analysis of international financial markets and the theory of decision making under uncertainty. It includes study of financial markets from both the point of view of international law, history and economics. The first year establishes the capabilities in statistics, mathematics and computational techniques necessary for the analysis of financial data and economic time series. The second year of the master program is organized in two curricula. The first, Financial Economics, is dedicated to the training of economists capable of operating at international institutions or central government level in both the financial and economic sphere. The second curriculum, named Quantitative Finance, is aimed at preparing financial specialists capable of operating in the areas of pricing of derivatives, portfolio management, risk management and control in the financial sector. Entry Requirements The successful candidate of the Master program in Economics... [-]

Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. Justification and Purpose This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. The Study Plan starts with basic theoretical training, followed by course units applied to the banking, financial and insurance sectors, in particular: (i) fundaments in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Econometrics; and (ii) specific training in the area of Monetary, Banking, Finance and Insurance Economics. The second year of this Master Course is dedicated to research and the preparation of an original Dissertation or, alternatively, an Internship + Report, always under the guidance of one or two supervisors. More specifically, this master degree course aims at endowing students with skills and abilities that can be summarised in the following expected outcomes: Integrate knowledge on Monetary Economics, Banking and Financial Economics and Insurance. Understand how an equilibrium is generated in the banking and financial sectors, through interest rates. Analyse: (i) the functioning of the monetary and financial markets; (ii) monetary, insurance and financial institutions; and (iii) main methods of financial assets evaluation. Use, in a rigorous manner, the bibliographic and data sources, the relevant indicators, as well as the principal statistics and econometric techniques used in this field of knowledge. Develop the ability to use theoretical knowledge,... [-]

Master in Economics, Finance and International Integration

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy 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 to pursue advanced studies in the field of applied economics and finance in an international perspective. [+]

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 will be 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. Though students attending MEFi will get the same degree, they may choose from the start between three different specializations: Finance; Industrial Organization and Market Strategies; International Economic Integration. Such a variety of academic options is consistent with the existence in our Department of different groups of researchers sharing common scientific interests, publishing extensively on these topics and occasionally working as consultants for private and public institutions. The Finance curriculum has been developed by a group of mathematicians, statisticians and econometricians who have long since concentrated their research work on financial markets. They also cooperate with colleagues involved in macroeconomics and corporate finance. The Industrial Organization and Market Strategies curriculum is based as... [-]

Master's Degree in Economics and Finance (Economics-QEM Curriculum and Finance Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial markets. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France) At the end of this study programme, students will be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. - Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon-Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France), Universität Bielefeld (Germany) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain). - Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France) At the end of this study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière of Université Paris-Dauphine. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree programme, students must possess a proper individual educational background, as well as the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial and investment markets. Graduates will be able to seek employment at financial institutions (trade banks, savings management companies, insurance... [-]

Master in Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF) is a two-year English-language Master's double-degree programme (DDP) with the University of Strasbourg aimimg at providing the students with a broad knowledge and understanding of economic theory with a focus on financial and international economics corresponding to the present state-of-the-art. [+]

Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF) is a two-year English-language Master's double-degree programme (DDP) with the University of Strasbourg aimimg at providing the students with a broad knowledge and understanding of economic theory with a focus on financial and international economics corresponding to the present state-of-the-art. The CSF programme is based on the Bologna Process, and is intended to facilitate the collaboration between the Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague and Sciences Po Strasbourg, University of Strasbourg in teaching and academic research in the field of Economics. The Degree Programme covers two academic years. Each student on the Degree Programme is requested to spend one academic year at each of the Partner Universities in line with the Curriculum. Upon the completion of the studies, each student will receive the Diploma Master in “Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe” from University of Strasbourg and the Master’s degree Diploma with the academic title “Magistr” from Charles University in Prague. Double-degree graduates will be able to find position on the global market, both in the financial sector and multinational companies, as well as in the public sector, not only in the Czech Republic or France, but also throughout the European Union. Graduates of both Partner universities are in demand by leading private companies, but also major economic and political organisations and typically assume challenging positions in banking, consulting, investment funds, and public administration. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria In addition to the application... [-]

Master in Economics and Finance (MEF)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

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. [+]

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 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 a.m.... [-]


Master Program in Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Degree Awarded: Official Degree in Specialized Economics Analysis. [+]

Master Program - Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets

 

Policymakers are often forced to make decisions under conditions of uncertainty that have a direct impact on a country’s overall performance. A thorough understanding of the dynamics of the aggregate economy is necessary, but not entirely sufficient, for success. Private firms must also be knowledgeable of the many sources of aggregate risk and uncertainty, and the analytical tools available to study the aggregate economy can be of much help.

Students in the Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets Program will obtain relevant knowledge about the central issues in macroeconomic and financial economics analysis, as well as the key tools, data and models.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance and quantitative methods. Students can choose to specialise in either Economics or Finance, or a combination of both. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance, and quantitative methods. Apart from a common set of core courses, you select from a larger menu of optional courses to specialise in economics, finance or a combination of both.

 

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The unique feature of the MiQE/F is the combination of comprehensive economic and finance theory with quantitative empirical methods to analyse and solve challenging practical problems in economics, finance and the private sector. Being equipped with rigorous statistical and econometric methods and an expert knowledge of economics and finance, you will be uniquely positioned on the job market to successfully compete for the most challenging career opportunities in science, the private sector and national and international policy institutions. Curriculum... [-]

MPhil in Development Finance

University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB)
Campus 2 years March 2018 South Africa Cape Town Bellville

The MPhil in Development Finance (MDevF) covers all aspects of development finance, including a thorough understanding of the theories underpinning development finance practices. It also focuses on enterprise-level development finance and sustainable growth. This makes the MDevF a cri​tical-skills degree for Africa. It is aimed at people who are involved with finance and financial management issues in developing countries. [+]

The MPhil in Development Finance (MDevF) covers all aspects of development finance, including a thorough understanding of the theories underpinning development finance practices. It also focuses on enterprise-level development finance and sustainable growth. This makes the MDevF a cri​tical-skills degree for Africa. It is aimed at people who are involved with finance and financial management issues in developing countries. Learning philosophy Implementing African-driven solutions is the new approach to the economic development of the African continent. With this qualification participants will be able to: Use specialised knowledge to develop Africa where it matters Contribute towards sustainable development Implement Africa-driven solutions Shape finance policies and programmes Conduct in-depth research Understand the key role of DFIs and financial institutions Study while you work The MDevF is a 2-year modular programme, which means that you have to attend 3 blocks of 2 weeks each on the USB campus in Bellville, Cape Town. Off-campus you have to complete a research assignment. This enables students from all over South Africa and other countries to attend – even when working full-time. Structure and content Overview Attend 3 blocks spread over 2 years: The MDevF is presented as a modular programme over two years. Students attend three class contact sessions of a fortnight each over a period of two years, and complete a research assignment. Core subjects, electives and research assignment: Students need to do the six core modules, as well as two electives chosen from a list of options. These electives provide areas of specialisation. Students... [-]

MS in Global Finance

Fordham University, Gabelli School Of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA New York Bronx Westchester + 2 more

Fordham’s Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) is an intensive, one-year program in state-of-the-art financial theory and practice. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. Fordham’s Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF) is an intensive, one-year program in state-of-the-art financial theory and practice. The MSGF enhances students’ knowledge of international finance and helps them to understand the complex financial, governmental, and ethical issues faced by multinational corporations. It draws upon the extraordinary strengths of Fordham’s renowned finance faculty. The curriculum covers: Theory and application of models of financial economies Exploration of a wide range of investment types Global portfolio strategies Optimization of risk and return Entrepreneurial settings, high-growth industries, and emerging economies One-Year Program Students do not need an extensive business background to apply to this program. It can be completed in one year of study, beginning in the fall. Fordham’s MSGF is offered in two formats: The residential format is based entirely at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus in New York City. The collaborative format involves an international partnership between Fordham and select other universities around the world. Students complete part of the MSGF coursework at their home university, taught by Fordham faculty and their own faculty. Use the residential and collaborative links above to learn more about the MSGF curriculum. Private loans or payment plans may be available to assist in financing for the BiMBA MSGF collaborative program. However, this program is not eligible for aid through the United States' federal student aid programs. [-]

Master in Management - Financial Economics

EDHEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 France Lille Nice Paris Singapore United Kingdom London Agde Buona Vista area England + 8 more

Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. [+]

Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. It trains students to both managerial and technical skills and offers a rich array of four second-year specialisations leading to the Master of Science. Close ties with businesses Financial Economics benefits from its close ties with leading companies and from the support of our Corporate Programme Sponsors: Société Générale and PwC. International exposure EDHEC Business School has entered into 117 partnerships in 31 countries. Students may complete their last year of study in pursuit of a Diploma in Economics (double-degree) at the University of Cambridge. Research impact The programme benefits from the research conducted by our Research Centres such as the renowned EDHEC-Risk Institute. It offers students an uncommon training ground on which to strive for excellence. [-]

Master in Economics and Finance

University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Luxembourg

This Masters is aimed at students wishing to obtain a comprehensive and sound education in finance. The course highlights the largely complementary nature of theoretical analysis tools and their application in business. In addition to the courses taught by the Professors of the University, seminars are run by professionals who are active in Luxembourg’s financial sector. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. This Masters is aimed at students wishing to obtain a comprehensive and sound education in finance. The course highlights the largely complementary nature of theoretical analysis tools and their application in business. In addition to the courses taught by the Professors of the University, seminars are run by professionals who are active in Luxembourg’s financial sector. Presentations of companies that offer work placements for students are also scheduled. The course is conducted over 4 semesters (full-time).The first year of the Masters (60 ECTS) consists of the fundamental topics of financial economics. The second year of the Masters (60 ECTS) comprises in-depth courses in economics and financial techniques as well as either a work placement or time to prepare a thesis. The course is taught in both English and French. Objectives In the field of finance there is strong complementariness between theoretical analysis and its applications. The goal of the course is to enable students to adapt to the rapid changes in the financial sector and to make them familiar with the tools derived from the latest research. Learning outcomes The programme highlights the substantially complementary nature, in the field of finance, between the theoretical analysis and their application in business. It offers students a training course that enables them to adapt to the rapid changes in the financial sector by applying knowledge and tools derived from the latest research. The sound technical and institutional know-how gained from this education program enables our graduates to benefit... [-]