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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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Master Finance

The Master in Finance (MIF) at Catholic University of Portugal is designed for experienced professionals who want a high-level career. If you work in the Finance area and wish to advance in your career or change area by deepening your financial knowledge, then the Master in Finance is the program for you.

Portugal
M.Sc. Finance - Finance for the Professional (Self-Designed)

Through the MS in Finance program, you can prepare for the finance career you want by gaining the skills employers need. Designed to meet the current demands of the economic marketplace, the program focuses on providing you with the relevant skills and industry knowledge critical to your success as a finance professional.

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M.Sc. Finance and Banking

The Master of Science in Finance and Banking at Barcelona School of Management is a one-year, full time program entirely taught in English targeted at participants who wish to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for a successful career in the fields of corporate finance, banking or financial regulation.

Spain