Masters Programs in Financial Economics

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Financial Economics

Financial Economics

As a branch of economics, Financial Economics deals with effective allocation and deployment of all economic resources to environments that are uncertain. In this field of study, one gets to understand the various frameworks of time, options, uncertainty and information. As a universally recognized course, a Masters of Financial economics degree, offers the best setting for students to get the understanding of the various economic frameworks and the theoretical finance, which is based on the framework. Master of Financial Economics is a postgraduate degree program that entails writing of thesis or a component of research.

Students from all over the world can enroll for further studies in the world of finance and economics. The program is offered in ranging modes from university to another but the course of study remains the same. With a Masters degree in Financial Economics, one is prepared of getting research positions in any doctoral studies as far as economics is concerned. The skills learned are also relevant in all applied economics’ roles cutting across all sectors of the field. The course is plotted to offer the best to graduates who may seek positions in banks, financial institutions and other corporate institutions worldwide.

The world is gradually recognizing the degree program as a driving force in the world’s economic setting. To complete the course, one will take approximately two years. The program exposes students to rigorous training in the finance world in a competitive, dynamic job market.

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Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 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 of the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skilful 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 of the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skilful 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.... [-]


Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

Faculty of Business, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years Open Enrollment Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) program is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets. [+]

Master of Finance - Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (EEE)

The Master of Finance – Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (FT MoF-EEE) program is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

Program Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE program, graduates will be able to:

understand conceptual frameworks drawn from Accounting, Risk Management, Economics, Quantitative Method and Law to the analysis of investment and corporate finance issues. solve asset management/corporate finance problems as they present themselves in real-life situations. formulate financial strategies and policies. demonstrate awareness of the ethical implications of finance/economics-based decisions on energy and environmental issues. ... [-]

MCom in Financial Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context. [+]

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context.

The qualification will provide qualifying students with the opportunity to further study at New NQF level 10/Old NQF level 8 on a doctoral degree programme in Economics.

Admission requirements: A potential student should possess a honours qualification in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics and/or Mathematics on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related Mathematical and/or Statistical and Applied Econometrical experiences which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. ... [-]


Advanced Master in Financial Markets

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2018 Belgium Brussels

Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. [+]

This Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. The master, therefore, focuses on creating bridges between theory and practice and also the policy and strategic aspects of the current financial landscape. To do so, all courses are given by an exceptional cadre of faculty members - both practitioners and academics.

10 PARADIGMS

Finance had become much more complex and competitive. There is a massive regulation shift underway. You need a different set of skills to succeed. The best professionals will do even better, whereas the average will stagnate. Finance is increasingly multi-disciplinary. Regulators expect more from financial institutions. Society expects a more ethical financial system. Financial firms are revisiting their business models and the financial world is restructuring. A new relationship is being built between public and private financial flows. The center of financial power is shifting gradually towards new economies. ... [-]

Master in Monetary and Financial Economics

ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics & Management
Campus Part time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Lisbon

The Master's in Monetary and Financial Economics (MEMF) is an international-level programme that follows the best European practices in the area. As such, the selection criteria of applicants are demanding and this exigency level is kept along the course. Thus, the MEMF is not compatible with a weak background and with a low-effort profile, as we expect students to be prepared to spend a minimum of 3200 effort hours in 2 years. The effort required from MEMF students is strongly valued in the labour market. Employers especially recognise to MEMF graduates a strong background in econometrics and quantitative methods, competence in macroeconomics and monetary economics, and a large capacity to face new challenges. Exigency, competence, and rigour. These have been the leading principles of the MEMF for more than two decades and so they will be. [+]

The aims of the Master (MSc) in Monetary and Financial Economics are:

(i) providing advanced knowledge in the monetary and financial fields, based upon the most relevant results achieved by the scientific community;

(ii) initiating its students in scientific research, by practicing the appropriate techniques and methodologies; and

(iii) preparing the senior staff in monetary and financial institutions linked to financing the economy and the monetary policy issues. This MSc gives direct access to the doctoral program in Economics at ISEG.

Target Audience

The MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics is intended to complement and to deepen first cycle education provided by a degree in Economics or Finance. The main objective is that students learn how to analyze problems in a rigorous and constructive way, developing their ability to assess the contribution of research in Monetary and Financial Economics to solve the problems in the area and to use advanced empirical and theoretical tools in Economics and Finance.... [-]


Master in Financial Economics

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Portugal Faro

The program aims at complementing student's academic formation with the development of analytical and critical competencies in Economics, with particular reference to Financial Economics, providing an advanced knowledge of the modern economic theory with relevance for finance and offering a professional and scientific formation to students with particular interest in finance. [+]

The MSc in Financial Economics is fully accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education. Such accreditation is based on the recognition of the excellence of the program’s Faculty (scientific research and teaching practices), as well as on the exceptional quality of School’s facilities and equipment.

This master course is intended to fulfill the societies' growing needs of highly qualified resources in finance and to offer a specialized formation in this field, in English, that can capture national and foreign students. We aim to provide a specialized academic formation in this scientific field not only to undergraduate students of the University of Algarve but also to other national and international students, who look for a specialization in financial economics. On the other hand, the specialized formation provides the students with the appropriate background to attend the Ph.D. Program in Management and Economic Sciences, lectured by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve.... [-]


Masters Economy

Yanka Kupala State University Of Grodno
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belarus Grodno

Specializations: World Economy, Finance, monetary circulation and credit, Economics and National Economy Management, Economics and Management, Applied Computer analysis [+]

Specialization: World Economy

Power

Master of Economic Sciences

Duration of training

Full-time - 2 years

Language of instruction

Russian English

Problems of professional master's activity

Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: research activities:

use of modern science and advanced technology in the field of economy; development of practical recommendations on the use of scientific research; presentation of research results in the form of reports and publications, seminars, conferences;

Scientific-pedagogical and educational-methodical activity:

preparation and conduct of various types of training on modern scientific theoretical and methodological levels in institutions of higher education; the development of teaching aids; the use of innovative educational technologies in the educational process; management of independent work of students, their leadership in research work; ... [-]

M.A. in Financial Economics

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Youngstown

This program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics and financial markets. The course-work covers micro and macro theory, econometrics, financial markets, management of financial capital and analysis of valuation of stocks. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in banking, insurance, and financial advising. [+]

The department offers an M.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Financial Economics. Both programs are primarily designed for students who intend to seek employment after the completion of the degree. However, if supplemented by upper-level courses in mathematics, the programs can also help prepare students for doctoral programs.

M.A. in Financial Economics

This program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics and financial markets. The course-work covers micro and macro theory, econometrics, financial markets, management of financial capital and analysis of valuation of stocks. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in banking, insurance, and financial advising.... [-]