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

Banking and Risk M.Sc. Banking and Risk
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 13,700 per year
  • International £ 21,350 per year
  • 12 months

The aim of the MSc in Banking and Risk is to give students the knowledge, understanding and key skills that will enable them to be effective managers in financial institutions, especially banks, in any country in the world.

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Finance - Tanzania M.Sc. Finance - Tanzania
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The MSc in Finance is offered in conjunction with the Institution of Finance Management (IFM) in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Investment & Finance M.Sc. Investment & Finance
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 12,000 per year
  • International £ 19,000 per year
  • 12 months

The Masters degree in Investment & Finance is for those wanting to develop careers in areas such as security analysis, portfolio analysis and investment management.

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Accounting and Finance M.Sc. Accounting and Finance
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 8,100 per year
  • International £ 13,850 per year
  • 12 months

The Masters degree in Accounting and Finance from The University of Hull develops your understanding of accounting and finance within global organisations, strengthens your existing knowledge and develops your skill set to prepare you for your career in the industry.

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European Banking and Financial Law - Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen LL.M. European Banking and Financial Law - Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen
  • Any time
  • EEA € 200 per semester
  • International € 200 per semester
  • 24 months

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) at the University of Luxembourg is one of the premier programmes in this field offered in continental Europe. The investment funds law option in the second semester of the second year is a legal qualification unique in Europe.

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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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Accounting and Finance M.Sc. Accounting and Finance
  • Feb 2017
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA £ 12,000
  • International £ 13,500
  • 12 months

The Accounting and Finance programme from BPP University is aligned to the Professional Level syllabus of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). You can take ACCA professional level exams during, or after, the programme. You can also apply for our Academic and Career Skills module, gaining valuable work experience for up to six months as part of your course.

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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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Carbon Finance M.Sc. Carbon Finance
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 19,700 per year
  • International £ 19,700 per year
  • 12 months

This programme is the world's first MSc in Carbon Finance, dedicated to professionals in the field of low carbon finance and investment, focussed on the business opportunities and financial flows driven by society's response to climate change.

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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 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
  • 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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