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8 Masters Programs in 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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8 Results in Financial Analysis

Rostov State University of Economics

Master in Financial analysis postgraduate program offers advanced training in system analysis for the estimation and forecasting of the financial position of the organiza ... [+]

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. ... [-]
Russia Rostov-on-Don Moscow
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2 years
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University of Technology Sydney

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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Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1.5 - 3 years
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Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)

This programme is specially designed for enhancing the current group of accounting graduates or practitioners who may need to further advance, improve their fundamental u ... [+]

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

Exposure towards both financial and managerial aspects of accounting. Knowledge of current and latest practices and principles of accounting. In-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and standard procedures. Exposures towards professionalism and ethical standards needed to execute accountabilities and responsibilities in evaluation and decision making. Duration:Full-time (12-18 months)Part-time (24+ months)

Dual Degree Award:Asia Pacific University (APU), Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK

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 five 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 ... [-]
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 60 months
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South Ural State University

The aim of the program is to train masters of economics who intend to carry out professional activities in the field of economics and management. ... [+]

The aim of master’s program Commerce on the External Market of Goods and Services is to train masters of economics who carry out foreign economic activity at the enterprises of industry, trade and services. Students study issues related to the specifics of the organization of foreign businesses in the domestic market, as well as the organization of business in foreign markets, especially organization of internet-based businesses, explore the possibilities of international investment and financing; and assess risks in the sphere of foreign economic activity.

A wide range of professional disciplines includes the study of: current problems of economic science, business organization in a foreign market; creation and development of international networks of companies; organization of international transportation; management of foreign economic activity in logistics systems; international mediation operations; marketing analysis of the competitive capabilities of enterprises; risk assessment and prevention in the sphere of foreign economic activity.... [-]

Russia Chelyabinsk
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Jönköping University

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 specially 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.... [-]

Sweden Jönköping
September 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Higher School of Economics

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 o ... [+]

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.... [-]

Russia Moscow
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
La Trobe University

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 ... [+]

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.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
2 years
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University of San Francisco - School of Management

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

There is no city in the world like San Francisco. Transform your career in the SF Bay Area with the USF Master of Science in Financial Analysis.

Unrivaled Location

The USF location can directly impact career outcomes. Our downtown campus puts you in the heart of the San Francisco financial district. You’ll build your professional network with leading financial firms and global companies located just blocks away.

Student Experience

Designed for recent graduates and students in the early stages of their careers, the full-time MSFA is a one-and-a-half-year program that includes a Research Project or Academic Immersion. Read more about the MS Financial Analysis degree student experience.... [-]

USA San Francisco
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Full-time
Part-time
18 - 22 months
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