Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

Compare 7 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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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 in Economics and Finance (MEF)

University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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's Degree in Economics and Finance (Economics-QEM Curriculum and Finance Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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 Economics, Finance and International Integration

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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... [-]

Mastery In Valuation

Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes
Campus Part time 2 years July 2018 Mexico 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 companies and investment projects in the region and in the country, with valid value criteria that provide support to solve problems derived from the growth of the tangible and intangible goods market, 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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... [-]

MSc Economics and Finance

University of Kent, School of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This programme is designed to provide an education in advanced economic and finance theory and quantitative methods. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. The Economics and Finance MSc programme is designed to provide an education in advanced economic and finance theory and quantitative methods, while allowing you to specialise or take options in a range of subjects reflecting the School’s main areas of research expertise in finance. It prepares you for work as a professional economist in the financial and banking sectors, public sector and international organisations. All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment. About the School of Economics The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, demonstrated by results in the REF 2014 and recent student surveys. All academic staff are research active, and teaching and learning are informed by the School's thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community. Our taught programmes offer a combination of training in core economics with the opportunity to specialise in areas such as finance, econometrics, development, agriculture or the environment. Independent rankings In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Economics was ranked 21st in the UK for research intensity and 84% of our research was judged... [-]