Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

Compare 8 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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International Economics, Finance and Banking

European Center for Peace and Development - University for Peace established by United Nations (ECPD)
Campus Part time 2 years October 2018 Serbia Belgrade

The postgraduate students at the masters level are obliged to report the results of their researches (seminar papers, etc.) in a written form, in the specified/agreed format, concisely, clearly and in full. In order to facilitate the mastering of the skills and techniques of a written and oral presentation of the results of research/paper, special instruction will be provided. [+]

The total number of teaching hours is as follows:

First semester 145 Second semester 145 Third semester 155 Fourth semester 130 Total 575

Teaching includes as follows:

Ex cathedra lectures – 40% of total teaching Discussions relating to the subjects of teaching – 20% of total teaching Case studies – 15% of total teaching Giving an account of the progress and results of research of the students, including a group discussion – 25% of total teaching.

The postgraduate students at the masters level are obliged to report the results of their researches (seminar papers, etc.) in a written form, in the specified/agreed format, concisely, clearly and in full. In order to facilitate the mastering of the skills and techniques of a written and oral presentation of the results of research/paper, special instruction will be provided.... [-]


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 program 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 program 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 program, 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.... [-]


Master in Economics and Finance

University of Padova
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Padua

This advanced level course is taught entirely through English and will interest people aiming for specialist or managerial positions in financial advisory firms, private industry, central and local government bodies or international institutions. These are contexts which require a great deal of competence in both internal and international Economics and Finance, where it is important to be able to interpret and manage complex financial phenomena or elaborate and evaluate public policy. [+]

This advanced level course is taught entirely through English and will interest people aiming for specialist or managerial positions in financial advisory firms, private industry, central and local government bodies or international institutions. These are contexts which require a great deal of competence in both internal and international Economics and Finance, where it is important to be able to interpret and manage complex financial phenomena or elaborate and evaluate public policy. Students will choose between two curricula: Banking and Finance or Economics and Public Finance. The former deals with banking management, risk management, and the development of company finance functions in small to medium-sized enterprises. The latter deals with the management of public bodies, focusing in particular on collective choice processes, investment project planning, and how on-going or final evaluations are made of initiatives.... [-]


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.... [-]


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 program produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial markets. [+]

This degree program 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 program, students will be awarded 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 program, 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 Program page Link to the application procedure page Access to the program ... [-]

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 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... [-]


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 critical-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 critical-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 ... [-]