Masters Programs in Financial Analysis

Compare 13 Masters Programs in Financial Analysis

Financial Analysis

Financial analysis is the procedure of evaluating businesses, budgets, projects, and other finance-related bodies to determine their stability, profitability, and viability for investment. Master in Financial Analysis is a broad postgraduate program that aims to provide students with valuable knowledge and skills related to finance. The program provides students with a deeper and broader exposure to finance, but a restricted exposure to general management subjects.

The Masters degree in Financial Analysis prepares individuals to sit for the financial exams, which is mostly required when applying for senior jobs in the finance field. The core curriculum of the program mainly focuses on investment analysis, financial management, and corporate finance. These topics are preceded by more basic coursework in quantitative methods, accounting and economics.  The program typically concludes with coursework in complex topics like financial modeling, portfolio management, and mergers and acquisitions. Master in Financial Analysis usually puts emphasis on quantitative topic, although there are a few non-quantitative elective coursework like business strategy and business ethics.

To study for a Masters degree in Financial Analysis, one usually requires a bachelor's degree, but it is not a prerequisite that the undergraduate degree be in finance, accounting or economics. One also requires an adequate level of numeracy. Graduates in this program may work as investment analyst, financial analyst, corporate treasury, or funds managers.

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Master of Financial Analysis

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New Brunswick

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam. [+]

Masters in Financial Analysis. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Rutgers) is proud to be among only ten CFA Institute Partner Schools in the country to offer a one year Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) that prepares students to pass the prestigious CFA (chartered financial analyst) exam. “The Financial Engineer” has ranked the MFinA at Rutgers the number one Master of Finance program in the New York metropolitan area. [-]

Master of Science in Financial Analysis

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 22 months August 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) at the University of San Francisco is focused on building expertise in investment analysis and management. [+]

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA) program at the University of San Francisco provides a unique combination of academic rigor and practical expertise in quantitative financial analysis and economics. Gain sophisticated training in the areas deemed crucial by the investment management profession as embodied in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. This graduate program integrates the quantitative training required by the financial profession with solid grounding in the ethical behavior that underpins financial markets and transactions.

Details

Select from 2 program formats:

- 18-month full-time program that includes a faculty-led practicum or Wall Street/SEC immersion program - 22-month part-time program designed for working professionals ... [-]

Master of Professional Business Analysis

Victoria University of Wellington, Business School
Campus Full time 12 months July 2018 New Zealand Wellington

technology who want to become business analysts. This Master of Professional Business Analysis (MBusAn) programme is developed as a component of the Wellington ICT Graduate School created by Victoria University and its partners. The programme is closely linked with industry requirements and courses are offered with industry collaboration. [+]

The Master of Professional Business Analysis is for graduates outside information technology who want to become business analysts.

This Master of Professional Business Analysis (MBusAn) programme is developed as a component of the Wellington ICT Graduate School created by Victoria University and its partners. The programme is closely linked with industry requirements and courses are offered with industry collaboration.

Degree structure

The Master of Professional Business Analysis (MBusAn) consists of 10 courses and a final project delivered in three parts over a year of full-time study, starting in July (Trimester Two) of each year. 

Courses in the first part of the programme are organised around seminars in which students learn about the latest theoretical advances, and apply these to a case which mirrors the challenges and complexities of a real-world business. ... [-]


Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 France Paris

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po's one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. [+]

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po's one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector.

Objectives

The program focuses on the fundamentals of finance and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding corporate finance, regulation and risk management. These foundational courses are contextualized and grounded in the humanities through SciencesPo's core curriculum courses in political science, law, sociology, history and economics and completed by specialized skills training in ethics and compliance.... [-]


Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 16 months September 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. [+]

Masters in Financial Analysis. Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. With the corporate financial scandals of the 1990s and the economic crisis that looms today, forensic accountants are becoming more and more vital for ensuring that financial transactions are done legally and ethically. Thus, forensic accounting and fraud investigation is one of the fastest growing areas of accounting, and there is an increasing global demand for specialists with forensic accounting knowledge and skills. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; 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 progamme is ideal for any fresh graduate interested in pursuing a career in the dynamic and growing field of forensic accounting and fraud examination as well as those accountants and auditors who wish to pursue or enhance their career as forensic accountants. This programme integrates the accounting, auditing and investigative... [-]

International Master Advanced Financial Analysis (in French + Cfa)

NEOMA Business School
Campus Part time 12 months September 2018 France Rouen

Intensive instruction in Reims and in Paris in the heart of the markets Stakeholders recognized nationally and internationally. [+]

Strengths

Intensive instruction in Reims and in Paris in the heart of the markets Stakeholders recognized nationally and internationally Certifications FactSet®, Reuters® and integrated Bloomberg®, and access to a trading floor A preparation to CFA® exams The certification AMF (AMF) Internship offers worldwide The high-level professional integration

Terms of admissions

Holders of a baccalaureate level degree 5 or bac + 4 with 3 years experience Possible exceptions to the limit of 30% of the promotion, for candidates with quality courses Professional career reorientation or expansion of jurisdiction

The curriculum

500 hours / 12 months 320 hours full time from October to December on the Reims campus 150 hours time-sharing (including 35 hours of preparation for the CFA), 4 days / month (Friday and Saturday) from January to June in Paris 25 hours in New York in May Company mission in parallel (professional contract, internship agreement, CDD, CDI), possibility of international internship Professional thesis ... [-]

Master of Financial Analysis

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. [+]

Our two-year Master of Financial Analysis is built on knowledge and skills proven to be relevant in the finance industry. It explores both theory and practice to prepare you for a career in the financial sector. You'll graduate ready to work in investment, banking and finance with a strong grounding in economics, accounting, management and quantitative methodology. The course focuses on security valuation and portfolio management. The curriculum is built around the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Candidate Body of Knowledge", and prepares you to sit for the CFA exam. There are opportunities to study overseas with our student exchange program. Partner universities include the Copenhagen Business School, the BEM Management School in France and the Berlin School of Economics. Combine this degree with others, such as the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of International Business or an Islamic banking and finance course to expand your employment options, both in Australia and overseas.... [-]


Master in International Financial Analysis

Jönköping University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Sweden Jönköping

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment. [+]

Deepen your knowledge of financial markets and financial analysis in a unique environment.

The operation of financial markets is one of the most complex topics of study due to what underlies them: interactions among human beings, with all of their conceptions and misconceptions about the reactions of other human beings.

This one-year programme provides you with the theoretical background and the advanced mathematical and empirical tools required in advanced financial ana­lysis.

The education aims to provide stu­dents with advanced analytical skills suita­ble to support the financial operations of firms and financial institutions in general. The curriculum is especially designed to match the requirements faced by subjects operating in international markets, taking into account the need for continuous renewal and the constant development of the business environment.... [-]


Master 'Financial Analyst (CFA Program Partner)'

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London Canterbury Russia Moscow Nizhny Novgorod + 4 more

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. [+]

Masters in Financial Analysis. 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... [-]

Master of Financial Analysis

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Master of Financial Analysis provides advanced-level study in a range of contemporary accounting and finance issues. [+]

The core subjects are designed to offer a balanced coverage of accounting, finance and investment topics.

Career options include financial analyst and financial planning positions in the financial services sector, industry and government.

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Master in Financial Analysis

Rostov State University of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Russia Rostov-on-Don Moscow + 2 more

Master in Financial analysis postgraduate program offers advanced training in system analysis for the estimation and forecasting of the financial position of the organization, the state of the stock market, analysis of the economic and demographic phenomena at state and regional levels. Financial analysis specialist monitors trends of investment risks and forms the most attractive investment conditions... [+]

Masters in Financial Analysis. Master in Financial Analysis Master in Financial analysis postgraduate program offers advanced training in system analysis for the estimation and forecasting of the financial position of the organization, the state of the stock market, analysis of the economic and demographic phenomena at state and regional levels. Financial analysis specialist monitors trends of investment risks and forms the most attractive investment conditions. During the Master’s course in Financial analysis a student is supposed to: achieve a high level of knowledge of economics in general and be able to monitor macroeconomic situation; get deep knowledge of accounting and financial reporting as the primary information system used in financial analysis; get acquainted with the tools of fundamental and technical market analysis; learn how to study financial activity of the organization using modern tools and techniques to forecast future revenues and expenses; form skills of financial reporting analysis, financial statement expertise, sustainable development counseling. Integrated practical knowledge derived from course makes graduates highly demanded by public institutions, accounting, audit and consulting companies, banks, insurance and investment companies and allows to apply for the senior positions of financial analysts, accountants, financial departments specialists. Core modules Advanced Economics Economics of Enterprise Macroeconomic Statistics Advanced Microeconomics Advanced Macroeconomics Mathematical Modeling in Control Theory Logistics Advanced Integrated Analysis Analysis of Financial Reports (Advanced Level) Risk Analysis Advanced Econometrics Business Analysis Financial Analysis Strategic Analysis and Forecasting Financial Markets Analysis Elective Modules Fundamentals of Accounting Market Analysis Actuarial Mathematics Analysis and Optimization of Tax Base... [-]

Master in Financial Options and Futures

IEB - Instituto De Estudios Bursátiles
Campus Part time 1 year February 2018 Spain Madrid

Since the year 2000 the IEB has offered the only Master solely focused on the field of Derivatives. Since the end of the 80s, options and futures have become the cornerstone of financial markets. We have [+]

Master in Financial Options and Futures

Since the year 2000 the IEB has offered the only Master solely focused on the field of Derivatives. Since the end of the 80s, options and futures have become the cornerstone of financial markets. We have seen how the convergence process towards the single currency has brought about an important drop in interest rates which ultimately resulted in traditional investment products losing their appeal.

Consequently, the different Investment Banks have sought imaginative alternative investments through the use of derivatives (Guaranteed Funds, Indexed Bonds and Deposits, Equity Swaps, Warrants, etc...). This process implies greater sophistication of financial products in coming years with the aim of achieving a better balance between risk and return for the investor.... [-]


Master in Economic Analysis

Carlos III University of Madrid
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Madrid Barcelona France Paris United Kingdom London + 5 more

The main goal of our Master in Economic Analysis is to provide a high-level background in Economics to students from all around the world extremely formed and motivated ... [+]

Master in Economic Analysis

 

The main goal of our Master in Economic Analysis is to provide a high-level background in Economics to students from all around the world extremely formed and motivated. We also want to improve the quality and productivity of the research groups, so the Economics Department provides weekly seminars in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, and in this way we get an intellectually active and stimulating environment.

Because of our International nature, courses are taken in English, so correct written and spoken English is demanded.

The Graduate Program is part of the European Network for Training in Economic Reserarch (ENTER), an initiative by eight of the leading economics departments in Europe, all of them with international graduate programs: Barcelona (Universitat Autònoma), Brussels (Free University), Mannheim, Stockholm (joint graduate program), Tilburg, Toulouse, UCL and Universidad Carlos III. The network organizes exchanges of research students between the participating departments.... [-]