Masters Programs in Finance and Economics

Compare 37 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's in Finance

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years The programme prepares students for a wide range of outstanding career opportunities within financial services, consulting and auditing. The portfolio is designed and taught by NHH’s internationally recognised finance faculty, whose academic research and industry knowledge ensure that the courses are relevant and of high quality. The courses combine a rigorous theoretical approach with relevant applications and students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical framework and empirical evidence in finance. You will learn to analyse real-life problems related to financial markets and financial decision-making in firms, and to apply principles at the research frontier. Upon completion of the programme, you will possess skills for performing investment analysis and valuation, evaluating portfolio management strategies and techniques, and making corporate finance decisions and risk management considerations. ... [-]

Master in Finance

University of Bridgeport
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2017 USA Bridgeport

Develop the technical skills required for specialist and management roles in financial enterprise by completing our Master of Science in Finance degree program at UB’s Ernest C. Trefz School of Business. This highly specialized degree will focus exclusively on issues related to finance, economics, and money markets. [+]

Master in Finance Make a difference in the global economy Develop the technical skills required for specialist and management roles in financial enterprise by completing our Master of Science in Finance degree program at UB’s Ernest C. Trefz School of Business. This highly specialized degree will focus exclusively on issues related to finance, economics, and money markets. We will introduce you to modern concepts, such as financial regulation and behavioral finance, that play a critical role in today’s marketplace. At UB, you will gain the decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical capabilities to solve financial problems, including how to: Evaluate and price a financial opportunity Gauge the appropriate level of risk to discount future projections Compare across investment opportunities at a given time and how to allocate among them in an optimal way Create useful tools for answering financial questions so that reports can be generated automatically and progress can be tracked Assess and manage risk Why UB? STEM designated program Ability to complete your degree as an add-on to our MBA program, in as little as two additional semesters Courses taught by award-winning faculty with extensive real-world, professional business experience that combine academic lessons with professional development Opportunity to gain industry certifications and licensure, including foundation for the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) and Series 7 – General Securities Representative Qualification Examination (GS) Close proximity to NYC, Stamford, and Greenwich allows for easy access to and internship possibilities at some of the world’s most powerful hedge fund, insurance, investment, and banking companies,... [-]

Master in Economics

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for economics. In fact, UK universities comprise over 10% of the QS World University Rankings for Economics list. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. STUDY ECONOMICS IN THE UK Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for economics. In fact, UK universities comprise over 10% of the QS World University Rankings for Economics list. As an academic discipline, economics marries the analytical, the mathematical, and human impact; therefore; it is a truly inter-disciplinary subject with multiple perspectives and outcomes. With an ever-changing economic landscape both within and outside of the UK, now is an excellent time to obtain a degree in economy to make a contribution to understanding these shifts. With the UK’s diversity and its ever-changing economy, it is an ideal and exciting locale for the academic pursuit of economy. BENEFITS OF STUDYING ECONOMICS IN THE UK Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long, and most undergraduate programs are only three years long Networking opportunities: Many unis in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. UK as classroom: For those interested in the financial and/or business side of economics, the UK is a significant site of the finance world. While London is of course a major financial center, students can also study in cities like Leeds, which is the second largest financial and business center in the UK, and can also explore the economies of smaller parts of the UK. Students can also use the UK to examine how economics impacts... [-]

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 in Finance

University of Liechtenstein
Campus Full time 4 - 10 semesters September 2017 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Online

The Master’s degree programme in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions [+]

«The Master’s degree programme in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programm(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge(CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.»

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The MSc in Finance is an internationally recognized Master's degree programme and is currently one of the few programmes in the German speaking area with focus on Asset Management, Wealth Management and International Corporate Finance. This programme is unique thanks to its international approach, practice-oriented curriculum and its personal learning environment for students. The programme is entirely taught in English, lasts 4 semesters and grants 120 ECTS. ... [-]


Master of Finance

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 60 months January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. [+]

Master of Finance This programme is specifically designed to provide a solid in-depth knowledge in the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today. In the rapidly changing business world of today, there is a growing need for finance professionals to meet the high requirements set by firms operating in a demanding environment and understanding its key areas at a global level is critically vital. This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This degree is intended for finance professionals looking to widen their skill base, or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This... [-]

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... [-]

Master 'Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner)'

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

The Financial Analyst Master’s programme provides a balance of theory and case study in courses taught by HSE academic staff who are experts in their fields, as well as outstanding guest speakers from various Russian and global institutions, including CFA Charterholders. Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree and a strong background in economics, finance, or mathematics. The programme is conducted entirely in English. [+]

Programme Overview Founded in 1995 as a structural division of HSE, the Banking Institute has offered a wide range of graduate and post-graduate programmes in the fields of banking, finance, investment, management, and law over the years. These have included special corporate programmes for governmental agencies, private companies, commercial banks, and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation, as well as more than 50 customized programmes and short-term courses. The Financial Analyst Master’s programme provides a balance of theory and case study in courses taught by HSE academic staff who are experts in their fields, as well as outstanding guest speakers from various Russian and global institutions, including CFA Charterholders. Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree and a strong background in economics, finance, or mathematics. The programme is conducted entirely in English. In 2012, the Financial Analyst Master’s programme was recognized by the CFA Institute, USA as a Program Partner. Two educational programmes of the Banking Institute – MBA in Investment Management and MA Financial Analyst – are currently the only programmes in Russia and the CIS to have been recognized by the CFA Institute as Program Partners. CFA Institute requirements state that CFA Partner Program status is awarded to a limited number of select institutions whose degree programmes cover 75% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge™, including ethical and professional standards. To comply with the high CFA standards, the programme is updated annually using actual CFA textbooks and current global practices. The Financial Analyst Master’s programme is... [-]

Masters in Finance (MFIN)

American University of Beirut - AUB
Campus Full time 14 months October 2017 Lebanon Beirut USA New York + 2 more

The MF program can be completed in a 14 month period by students with non-business backgrounds. A minimum of one calendar year of residence is required for graduation for students with business backgrounds. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. The MF program can be completed in a 14 month period by students with non-business backgrounds. A minimum of one calendar year of residence is required for graduation for students with business backgrounds. In order to fulfill the MF graduation requirements, a student must complete the following on a full -time basis as tabulated below. No project will be required Course Type Credit Hours(Minimum) Core 21 Electives 9 Total Number of Credits Required for Graduation 30 Program Delivery The MF can be completed in three semesters (one year) in accordance with the recommended time frame suggested below for students enrolled in the program on a full-time basis. Admission Requirements - Masters in Finance Normally, there is one admission deadline a year: in February, for enrollment in the fall semester. For more detail, please refer to the Admissions section of the AUB graduate catalogue, under Application Procedures. Criteria For Admission To be eligible for admission to the MF program, a student must hold a Bachelor’s degree and must satisfy the requirements of the University for admission to graduate study. To be accepted into the MF program, the applicant must possess an undergraduate university average in the last two years of study greater than 80 or equivalent. GMAT, GRE and work experience will not be required and the typical student will be a fresh graduate. The program is open to students from other educational backgrounds including engineering, economics, mathematics, statistics and so forth. Students not having an... [-]

Master in Finance

Masaryk University Faculty of Economics and Administration
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

The Finance programme prepares students to work in various positions in financial institutions and monetary systems; from banking, insurance and market trading, to corporate finance, financial accounting, auditing, and taxes. [+]

The Finance programme prepares students to work in various positions in financial institutions and monetary systems; from banking, insurance and market trading, to corporate finance, financial accounting, auditing, and taxes. Students choose between two specializations, Financial Markets and Accounting. Our Finance programme is accredited by ACCA (a global association offering qualifications for those graduates who wish to pursue a career in accountancy, finance and management) and ICAEW (the ACA qualification is one of the preferred qualifications for graduates interested in a career in general practice, corporate management and consultancy). Learning Outcomes The programme graduates with the specialization Financial markets will: understand and define basic terminology used in finance theory and practice be able to calculate yield from financial investments and an impact of inflation on savings and financial investments be able to describe and understand basic trends in financial markets be able to choose suitable bank products for savings and credits The programme graduates with the specialization Accounting will: be able to explain accounting methods used in national and international business, understand systems of valuation and taxation used in the Czech Republic and in the EU countries understand auditing procedures used in international business be able to develop financial analysis system for trading companies and financial institutions Graduate Employment Our graduates assume positions in various capacities in financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, and trusts); as stockbrokers or private financial investors; or in finance and accounting departments of companies and institutions. Many of them hold higher managerial positions in financial divisions... [-]

Masters in Economics and Finance

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... [-]

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... [-]

Masters of Management in Finance (MMF)

McGill University
Campus Full time 12 months July 2018 Canada Montreal

The McGill Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) degree is a pre-experience twelve-month specialized program in finance. The MMF program prepares students for a career in finance through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates advanced financial concepts and quantitative methods with real-world business practices. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. The McGill Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) degree is a pre-experience twelve-month specialized program in finance. The MMF program prepares students for a career in finance through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates advanced financial concepts and quantitative methods with real-world business practices. The MMF is designed for recent graduates with a Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Economics, Arts or Commerce degree and with proven quantitative skills who aim to work in the finance industry or in the finance function of a business. The next cohort starts in Summer 2018. Gain real life business experience Throughout the program, Master of Management in Finance students work as analysts at Desautels Capital Management Inc., a licensed and regulated investment management firm with an independent board of directors. Major responsibilities will include covering a sector and managing the DCM firm’s portfolio. Program structure The Masters of Management in Finance consists of eleven courses (33 credits) delivered over six modules. Concurrently students will also be expected to complete an Integrative Finance Project (12 Credits). Six Modules 1st Module: FINE 678 - Financial Economics (3 Credits) This course covers the basic principles of valuation in modern finance and applies them to the pricing of financial securities and to the investment decisions of firms. Topics include interest rates, the valuation of bonds, stocks and options, optimal portfolio choice, the price of risk, and capital budgeting. The course serves as a foundation for the rest of the finance courses in the program. FINE... [-]

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. [+]

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, statistical sources and empirical methods... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Finance and Economics. 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... [-]