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 2016
  • 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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Investment and Risk Finance M.Sc. Investment and Risk Finance
  • Jan 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 13,000 per year
  • International £ 14,000 per year
  • 12 months

This course provides a thorough academic and practical grounding in the key aspects of investment and risk finance, delivered in an intensive learning environment. You will have the opportunity to apply to undertake an 8-week internship and learn how to apply the knowledge and theory you have gained in class to real world problems facing the international financial services industry and the corporate financial management community.

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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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Management with Finance M.Sc. Management with Finance
  • Jan 2017
  • May 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 9,000
  • International £ 10,500
  • 12 months

The MSc Management with Finance programme from BPP University provides you with the skills you need to manage effectively in business, combined with specialist knowledge in finance.

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Global Finance M.Sc. Global Finance
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 13,000 per year
  • International £ 14,000 per year
  • 12 months

The Global Finance course is offered at the University of Westminster. The course is designed to provide you with expertise in international finance and enable you to pursue a career within the finance profession.

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Finance, Banking and Insurance M.Sc. Finance, Banking and Insurance
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 13,000 per year
  • International £ 14,000 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc in Finance, Banking and Insurance will enable students to pursue a wide range of careers in the financial services industry and to study further for professional institute exams. This year-long full-time programme is designed for students who want to work in the areas of finance, international finance, financial services, investment banking, retail banking, insurance, re-insurance and hedged funds as private client advisors and financial analysis both in the public and private sectors.

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Accounting and Finance M.Sc. Accounting and Finance
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 10,000 per year
  • International £ 16,500 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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Finance M.Sc. Finance
  • Jan 2017
  • EEA € 16,500
  • International € 16,500
  • 18 months

Toulouse Business School is part of a prestigious group of international business schools that hold the triple crown of accreditation – EQUIS, AMBA, and AACSB. This accomplishment has been achieved by only 1% of business schools in the world. TBS Barcelona’s full-time, 18-month MSc Finance is taught entirely in English and offers 2 specialisation tracks so that you can easily tailor the courses to help you achieve your career goals: Corporate Finance and Management Control and Governance. Additionally you will get hands-on practice during a 6-month internship in top national and international businesses.

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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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