Masters in Finance

Finance is concerned with monetary resources and everything related to it: assets, liabilities, banking, investment, credit, etc. Divided generally in three areas of expertise: public finance, corporate finance and personal finance, finance is very complex and requires solid knowledge and ability in areas such as mathematics, statistics, economics and sometimes computer programming.

Public finance deals with the finances of the state or the state divisions such as provinces, counties or municipalities, also including central banking system that have a great influence in the global economy. Corporate finance is focused on maximizing the profit or the value of a private enterprise by balancing risk and profitability in the management of investments and is the main area studies within a Bachelor or Master degree in finance.

Finance students will receive insight into business procedure and will achieve the capacity to make use of mathematical aptitude and take the organization's or client's goals, resources and options into consideration while making suggestions for financial growth.

The most common career paths for finance graduates are: commercial/investment banker, stock, insurance or real estate broker, financial planner, financial manager, economist, tax adviser, business analyst and more.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Finance M.Sc. Finance
  • Feb 2017
  • May 2017
  • Aug 2017
  • Nov 2016
  • EEA $ 16,455
  • International $ 16,455
  • Not specified

As a student on the MSc in Finance delivered by Stafford Associates by distance learning, you will exponentially improve and develop your knowledge of the concepts of finance and financial management in a variety of international contexts and sectors.

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Finance and Business Economics M.Sc. Finance and Business Economics
  • Sep 2016
  • International £ 22,000 per year
  • 12 months

Gain expert advanced training in both finance and related areas of business economics. Examine the links between international macroeconomics and global capital markets. You will graduate equipped for careers in financial services, banking or industry.

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Finance M.Sc. Finance
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 10,750
  • International £ 18,000
  • 12 months

Students who take the MSc in Finance at SOAS, University of London will develop a sound understanding of theories of finance and of the workings of financial markets, and will acquire the main analytical tools for a career in finance or further research at PhD level.

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Accounting and Finance M.Sc. Accounting and Finance
  • Any time
  • International £ 16,500 per year
  • EEA £ 10,000 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc Accounting and Finance at Swansea University is designed specifically to enhance employment prospects by offering students the opportunity to acquire an advanced and in-depth understanding of key accounting and finance topics (without any requirement of having previously studied accounting or finance).

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Finance and Management M.Sc. Finance and Management
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 22,000 per year
  • International £ 22,000 per year
  • 12 months

Ranked 1st in the UK for careers by the Financial Times (2016), this course provides solid grounding in finance and management principles, rigorous training in relevant tools and techniques, and demonstrates how to apply them practically in the workplace.

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Economics and Finance (MEF) Master Economics and Finance (MEF)
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 6,000 per year
  • International € 6,000 per year
  • 24 months

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. It is taught at Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences by members of the Institute of Economic Studies (IES).

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Accounting and Finance M.Sc. Accounting and Finance
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 19,700 per year
  • International £ 26,350 per year
  • 12 months

The programme is a comprehensive and intensive investigation into key areas in accounting and finance. Designed for those with a quantitative background, it is both academically rigorous and closely in line with professional practice.

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International Business Studies M.A. International Business Studies
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 363 per semester
  • 24 months

By studying International Business at FH Kufstein you can be assured that you will receive a truly modern higher education in business that will help you succeed. This comprehensive new master's degree, with its international orientation, allows students to choose from one of two specialisations, whilst simultaneously offering a wide range of electives.

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2-year Master in Finance and Accounting M.Sc. 2-year Master in Finance and Accounting
  • Oct 2016
  • EEA € 2,100 per semester
  • International € 2,100 per semester
  • 24 months

The Master's in Finance and Accounting program is designed in close cooperation with practitioners - representatives of companies and financial institutions. It Delivers in-depth specialized knowledge and develops skills of analyzing complex business problems through combining financial and accounting information with knowledge from other areas. COMING SOON: Double Degree for Finance and Accounting with the University of Porto!

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In Banking and Finance M.Sc. In Banking and Finance
  • Any time
  • EEA € 17,500 per year
  • International € 17,500 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc in Banking and Finance at the University of Luxembourg is a broad-based classical Master's II course covering all aspects of banking and finance. It contains a theoretical base covering the main bodies of knowledge in banking and finance, combined with a practice-oriented learning approach.

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Finance Master Finance
  • Sep 2016
  • National $ 41,300 per year
  • International $ 41,300 per year
  • 12 months

Hult International Business School’s Master of Finance (MFIN) program offers a relevant and rigorous education in international finance. It is designed as a springboard for students wishing to forge a career within the finance function of multinational companies.

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International Banking and Finance M.Sc. International Banking and Finance
  • Any time
  • International £ 18,550 per year
  • EEA £ 12,500 per year
  • 12 months

The International Banking and Finance programme at Swansea University is aimed at candidates who wish to acquire a solid foundation in international banking and finance which will equip them for careers in banking, trading or financial analysis.

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