Master's Program in Banking in Middle East

Top Master's Programs in Banking in Middle East 2017

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

With a Master in Banking degree, students will explore important aspects of banking such as risk analysis, investments, accounting, corporate finance, and many others. Qualified professionals with a Master in Banking continue to be at high demand.

Nothing helps scholars grow like exposure to a diverse set of ideals and backgrounds and that’s just what any student will get in the Middle East. From ancient civilizations to modern day cultures, scholars have the opportunity to experience new things in this region.

Master in Banking in Middle East

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Master in Banking and Finance

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The Master’s degree in Banking and Finance prepares students for global careers in Banking and Finance by highlighting the substantial range of wealth management issues and their solutions that sway global financial markets. In today’s dynamic and volatile economy, financial institutions play a crucial role. Recent changes in the international financial landscape have had a major impact on global economies. This degree introduces the core frameworks of the global economy and global institutions. Students will improve their awareness about the theoretical models of economics, pricing securities, capital markets and treasury management at micro- economic and macro-economic levels, as well as their influence on policy issues. Programme content also includes banking regulations, monetary policies during phases of financial distress in emerging and developing markets, credit risks, derivative instruments, budget analysis investment analysis and economic forecasts. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Banking in Middle East 2017. Overview The course structure is designed to ensure that students will emerge as skillful thinkers and problem solvers. Students will refine their skills in communication, negotiations and decision-making. Through constant interaction with their peers, students will hone their abilities to work together as a team. The combination of intensive learning and practical application will sharpen skills, boost performance and ensure students are well positioned for a rewarding career. Supported of Paris-Descartes University professors and external working professionals, this Master degree in Banking and Finance, allows students to gain access to faculty and professionals who have achieved worldwide acclaim. Beyond lectures and seminars, students can participate in workshops organised by industry professionals and prominent personalities from the finance departments of distinguished corporations. STRUCTURE The degree in Banking and Finance is taught in English and covers a total of four semesters across two years, starting in September. At the end of this degree, you will have 120 credits. The exclusively designed course schedule includes classes over short periods in consideration of students who intend to combine their studies with work and working professionals. [-]

Master of Banking And Applied Finance

Izmir University of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Turkey Balçova

Master of Banking And Applied Finance [+]

BANKING COURSES Bank Accounting Course Objectives: This course aims to set the fundamental basis for the future accounting courses by covering the bookkeeping process and the reporting of the basic financial statements as the balance sheet, income statement, the statement of cash flows, and the statement of retained earnings. Topics covered include funding structures of bank and other financial institutions and accounting process of them, bookkeeping process of credit loaning and exchange services depending on uniform accounting system, comparison of uniform accounting system and other systems, explanation of documents used by accounting offices in banks. Bank Asset -Liability Management Course Objectives: This course aims to set the fundamental basis for the strategic management of bank balance sheet and funding structure and its cost, the relationship between profit and asset-liability management, off-balance-sheet items of the banks, risks for banks, interest rate and foreign exchange management tools- ,hedging techniques for derivatives to manage interest rate risk , duration analysis and transfer pricing, cost calculation and pricing and their applications Banking Operations and Techniques Course Objectives: Topics covered include fundemental basis for deposit and credit, corporate and consumer loan services, credit cards and electronic banking services, letter of credits and international bill receiving, colleteral and letter of assurance. Risk Management in Banking Course Objectives: This course aims to give students an insight into financial markets which is changing immediately, The basic topics to be covered in this course are: risk management techniques in banks, asset and liability risk management, decision making process in banking. Fund Management in Banking Course Objectives: To acquaint the graduate students with the very basics of fund management (treasury management) at commercial banks, help them understand market risks, and capital and liquidity adequacy for commercial banks, develop their own interpretations on BASEL I, II, and III. Liquidity Management in Banking Course Objectives: This course aims to provide basis for liquidity management and provide information about Baumol and Miller models for determining optimum cash balance and practicing these models. Also the topics to be covered in this course are role of minimum requirements into liquidity management and methods for compensating capital requirements ECONOMICS AND FINANCE COURSES Financial Statements Analysis Course Objectives: This course examines financial statement analysis, stressing the business and industrial analysis. The course explains financing, investing, and management activities in Financial statement analysis, and discusses the reporting and interpretation of financial reports. Economics of Financial Markets Course Objectives: This course aims at teaching monetary theory to be able to understand the functioning of the financial system and hence create the necessary economic foundation for the student. Mainly issues concerning money, banking and finance markets will be undertaken. The focus will be on money and monetary policy issues. Also, the role of the central bank in the economy and its conduct of monetary policy will be discussed in addition to the relationship of money with inflation. Moreover, the functioning of the international financial system will be undertaken. Monetary Theory and Policy Course Objectives: This course will explore the theoretical and empirical analysis of the effect of money on economy. The effect of money, credit and liquidity on income, employment, economic growth and inflation will be analyzed. The goals of monetary policy, the methods used to obtain these goals, and the effects of these methods will be discussed. Moreover, issues such as the functioning of monetary policy in international financial system; the relationship of the financial system with the real economy, monetary policy channels (money, bank credit, and balance sheet channels), and reasons and outcomes of inflation will be undertaken. Economics of Risk and Institutional Risk Management Course Objectives: The course focuses on the fundamentals of risk management and its evolution over time. It focuses on how to define, measure and manage risk by taking the students through a historical journey and introducing the heroes that contributed to the profession, from Bernoulli to Laplace, to Keynes, Kenneth Arrow, the father of risk management and derivatives. Later in the semester the course focuses on modern allocations of risk management with specific emphasis on company balance and bank balance sheets, operations of insurance companies etc. It concludes with tools to manage risk. Portfolio Management Course Objectives: Topics covered are: investment environment, market players, securities markets, portfolio risk and return, efficient diversification, CAPM and APT, Efficient market hypothesis and Behavioral Finance and Technical Analysis. Financial Institutions and Markets Course Objectives: The content of this course will be comprised of mainly examining the structure of financial institutions and markets in developed countries and in Turkey as well as their interactions. The basic topics to be covered in this course are; the evolution of financial institutions, their role within the financial system, the operation of financial markets, their impact on economy, their future role and possible development strategies for Turkish financial markets. QUANTITATIVE METHODS COURSES Quantitative Methods Course Objectives: The course starts with static optimization and continues with dynamic optimization methods, both in deterministic and in stochastic world. the course illustrates how these methods are useful in various applications, drawing on many economic examples. the last part of the course focuses on the simulation of a basic macroeconomic model by using a software platform. Statistics Course Objectives: This course provides an introduction to statistics with financial applications. statistical estimation and analysis techniques are provided and illustrated with financial problems. Monte Carlo Simulation Course Objectives: The topics covered in this course include the definitions and the classifications of stochastic processes, Poisson process, renewal theory, Markov chains and processes, Martingales and Brownian motion process. Financial Econometrics Course Objectives: The course will mostly be based on Time Series econometric methods. While this is the ideal approach for an introduction to the fundamental methods of quantitative finance, the student should keep in mind that the range of econometric methods that can be used to answer questions related to finance and financial economics spans almost the entire spectrum of econometrics. The course starts by reviewing basic tools of statistics and econometrics, and makes brief introductions to regression analysis, least squares methods, and some extensions of these topics. Then, numerous time series methods are discussed, including the estimation and forecasting of ARMA and ARIMA models, models of conditional heteroscedasticity (ARCH/GARCH), vector autoregressions, and cointegration. Each topic is discussed along with its applications in finance, keeping in mind the peculiarities of financial data and methods that are designed to work with such data. Scientific Computation and Simulation in Finance Course Objectives: Scientific computation and simulation in finance is a crossdisciplinary Area which relies on mathematical finance, numerical methods and computer simulations to make trading, hedging and investment decisions, as well as facilitating the risk management of those decisions. Financial Modelling Course Objectives: The course develops economic and financial models using EXCEL. The most widely used financial calculations will be performed in a spreadsheet format using simulated and real world data. Econometric analysis will be undertaken using the regression tool pack in EXCEL. At the end of the course, you will have several financial models in a spreadsheet format that you can modify for future use. Topics covered include NPV, IRR, Bond pricing, duration, option pricing, BlackSholes and binomial option pricing models, value at risk, value of the firm, portfolio risk. Optimization Techniques Course Objectives: The topics covered in this course include linear programming: modeling, solution methods, duality in linear programming; the simplex algorithm, dual problem and marginal costs using duality theorem nonlinear programming: first and second order optimality conditions for unconstrained problems, lagrange multipliers, convexity in mathematical programming, the kuhntucker theorem; discrete optimization. Stochastic Processes in Finance Course Objectives: The topics covered in this course include the definitions and the classifications of stochastic processes, Poisson process, renewal theory, Markov chains and processes, Martingales. Term Project Course Objectives: The aim of this course is to guide students in writing the term project which is a requirement for obtaining the MA degree in financial economics that demonstrates the expertise and knowledge the student has gained throughout her graduate work. Students prepare a 60 page research paper under guidance of faculty on current theories and topics in financial economics. The student is responsible for finding a suitable topic and after approval of the topic by her advisor, will prepare a resarch outline. The term project will need to develop an analysis that is rooted in theory and makes use of data and statistical techniques Application Requirements for International Students Who can apply? Foreign nationals Blue Card holders (Turkish citizens by birth, but released from citizenship by the Ministry of the Internal Affairs, and who can certify that their minor children who are registered in that permit are eligible for the rights stated in Law No. 5203) Foreign nationals who became Turkish citizen afterwards/dual citizens in the same status Turkish nationals who completed the last three years of their secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) before 01 February 2013. Turkish nationals who completed their entire secondary education (high school) in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, (including those who completed their entire secondary education (high school) at Turkish schools in the presence of Ministry of National Education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) after 01 February 2013. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals who reside there and completed their secondary education there having a GCE AL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate. Who cannot apply? Turkish nationals, who completed their entire secondary education in Turkey or in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus nationals (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Dual citizens who has a Turkish citizenship by birth. (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus/ those who completed their entire secondary education at Turkish schools in a foreign country excluding Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) Dual citizens who has a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (excluding the ones who completed their entire secondary education there having a GCEAL certificate, and those, who registered to high schools in other countries between 2005-2010 and hold or will hold GCE AL certificate) Turkish nationals or dual citizens, who have a Turkish citizenship by birth, that attend schools affiliated to the embassies in Turkey, and foreign high schools located in Turkey. [-]

Master of Banking, Investment and Finance

Neapolis University Pafos
Campus Full time September 2017 Cyprus Cyprus Online

The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance provides specialized and high level knowledge in the sciences of Banking, Investment and Finance in people working or wishing to follow a career in financial services, banks, investment and brokerage companies, or companies in the public and private sector. [+]

Top Masters Programs in Banking in Middle East 2017. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance provides specialized and high level knowledge in the sciences of Banking, Investment and Finance in people working or wishing to follow a career in financial services, banks, investment and brokerage companies, or companies in the public and private sector. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance combines theoretical training provision, so that students are able to deepen their scientific developments in the field, with practical training approach to the analysis of real situations. Practical exercises include analyzing the financial performance of companies, formulating and implementing investment strategies, measurement and management of market and credit risk, measuring the value of shares and businesses, training strategy and financial evaluation of alternative financial resources and investment. All students are required to prepare a dissertation. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is taught by highly qualified academics with rich academic experience that are active in research and consulting in the field of Banking and Finance. Their specialties extend to the fields of Finance, including: Portfolio and Risk Management, Financial Engineering, Real Estate, Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Derivatives, Financial Mathematics, sale and purchase of securities and Technical Analysis. “This specialized Master of Banking, Investment and Finance will contribute significantly to enhancing your professional qualifications and will make you competitive in the employment market. The highly trained staff, deepening of the object of Finance both in theoretical and practical level, the flexibility of the programme composes of a mix of characteristics that is the best investment for your future. Michailina Shiakalli Lecturer of Finance Programme Structure The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance consists of six compulsory courses, providing in-depth coverage of the basic principles in Banking, Investment and Finance. Also the students according to their interests, they may choose specialized courses, such as Asset Management, Derivatives, Risk Measurement and anagement of Market, International Finance, Technical Analysis and Financial Forecast, Financial Mathematics etc. The dissertation is an important part of our pedagogical philosophy and provides an opportunity for students to develop independent and critical approach to the analysis of business situations. Simulated trading platform The Simulated trading platform is a programme that simulates the behaviour of the market conditions so that students of the programme are able to process data, assess situations and make decisions within time frames similar to those of actual market. The platform is used in almost all lessons and helps students to become familiar with the practice of buying and selling securities, the composition and portfolio management, application methods of technical analysis, forecasting change values and labelling and risk control. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is can be attended during weekends, so it can be accessible to those who work and is supported by an electronic management system – the Moodle Career Prospects The graduates can work in investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, asset management companies and financial institutions. A career in the field of Banking, Investment and Finance is exciting and rewarding. The world of Finance, with the diverse career opportunities and continuous demand for skilled personnel, offers attractive career options for holders of this Postgraduate degree. Duration of Study The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance lasts four semesters and the course is taught in English. Financial Risk Management The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance, provides the possibility of specialization in the field of Financial Risk anagement. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance covers all the topics required for the certification exam certification of the Professional Risk Managers International Association (www.PRMIA.org). Upon successful completion of the program, students will have acquired a postgraduate degree from a recognized University and at the same time will be fully prepared to attend the examinations of the professional certificate of PRMIA. By the end of the first year of study, students may take the examinations I & II of PRMIA and then, upon completion of the Program, the examinations III & IV. The Master of Banking, Investment and Finance is provided through a combination teaching (approximately one weekend per month) and e-learning technology to be accessible to those working or living far away from Pafos. PRMIA PRMIA is a non-profit association of professionals managing risk is managed by a Board of Directors, which is elected directly by universal participation of all members. Union members originate from 207 countries and there are more than 80,000 members. The Union is represented worldwide by 60 countries through local branches. PRMIA aims at improving occupational risk management worldwide, such as the interconnection of professionals, academics and researchers, students and other stakeholders in the areas of Risk Management. The Specializations of the Master of Banking, Investment and Finance lessons are: Market Risk Credit Risk Operational Risk [-]

Master of Applied Finance

The University of Wollongong in Dubai
Campus Full time June 2017 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) is designed to help you develop advanced, applied and comprehensive knowledge of banking and investing in an international context. [+]

The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) is designed to help you develop advanced, applied and comprehensive knowledge of banking and investing in an international context. Finance and banking organisations increasingly require analytical and strategic solutions to compete in a challenging global economy. If you are a student or professional in finance and banking, with the ambition to operate in an international setting, the MAF program will provide you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills and strategic capabilities to succeed. Course Overview The Master of Applied Finance (MAF) program will help you develop a detailed understanding of banks and related financial intermediaries as well as topics such as investment management, quatitative economic analysis, financial mangement and risk assesment. The program also offers the opportunity to specialise in a particular stream of financial practice that will help develop your in-depth knowledge of specific finance disciplines, including Banking and Investing. You can also acquire a detailed understanding of Sharia financing, through the Islamic Banking and Finance stream. Career Opportunities The UAE’s rapid growth as a major international business hub means that there are a wealth of employment possibilities in the financial services sectors. Islamic Banking and Finance is a major growth sector in the region and developing an understanding of these practices will open up a wide range of professional opportunities. The program’s international focus also prepares participants for careers in the corporate finance, investment and banking sectors in any part of the world. Investment Analysts Fund Managers Commercial and Investment Bankers Credit Analysts Financial Consultants Financial Controllers Treasury Managers Research Analysts Stockbrokers Investment Advisers Wealth Managers. Accreditation and Recognition This program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and is fully recognised within the UAE, GCC nations and internationally for further education and employment in the private and public sectors. In addition, the program is quality assured by UOW, which is registered with the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of the higher education sector in Australia. UOWD graduates have the opportunity to exchange their UOWD degree for the equivalent UOW degree after completion. [-]