Master's Program in Applied Finance in Europe

Top Master's Programs in Applied Finance in Europe 2017

Applied Finance

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

The field of applied finance is the study of how various business models impact financial results. Studying applied finance may lead to employment with institutions such as those providing financial planning services, brokerage firms or commercial banking companies.

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Masters Program in Applied Finance in Europe

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Master of Science in International Finance

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time 18  September 2017 Spain Barcelona Switzerland Geneva + 3 more

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. [+]

The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a Major in International Finance is designed to challenge your understanding of finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytic and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. GBS has established trading partner in London, the London Academy of Trading, to offer short term trading sessions during the final 6 month Thesis period, increasing job opportunities afterwards. The ethos of the London Academy of Trading is to provide an opportunity for trainee financial traders to develop successful careers within a positive and creative environment with the view to move into the finance and trading sector as skilled and equipped professionals. Facts Duration: 18 months Credits: 90 ECTS Language: English Intakes: February and September Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Finance Major in International Finance. Exchange Program: Rotate between campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in all of our campuses during the 18 months of the master program. Internships: GBS work with the best and for the best. All of our students have guaranteed internships with the most important enterprises with world-wide recognition. Location: Geneva Campus and Barcelona Campus Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Banking Organisation and Administration Banking and Financial Law Portfolio Management Asset Management Analysis Hedge Fund Analysis and Management Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Assets Manager International organisations treasurer manager International financial manager International financial consultant Application and Admissions Selection Criteria GBS’s selection process emphasises leadership potential, academic ability, personal qualities and competencies. We are looking for candidates with managerial experience, people skills and a proven academic record. Admission Requirements Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience Completed application form with passport photo included Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. Photocopy of your passport Receipt for the payment of the application fee Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) Recommendation letter [-]

Master in Administration, Finance and Control

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12  December 2016 Italy Bologna

The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is intended for recent graduates who desire to grow in the world of finance. This Master permits entrance into the labor market (85% placement within 6 months) thanks to a rigorous course structure... [+]

Master in Administration, Finance and Control The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is intended for recent graduates who desire to grow in the world of finance. This Master permits entrance into the labor market (85% placement within 6 months) thanks to a rigorous course structure that provides all useful tools for the economic-financial strategies of a company. The master is accredited ASFOR (Italian Association for Management Education). Today’s market requires the vision of an inter-functional and inter-company overview of problems related to administration, finances and control, which includes the use of Information Technology and the most recent methods for business analysis. The Master in Administration, Finance and Control was conceived in order to train young managers for a key role in the administrative area of a company. The program covers subjects on business management control as well as corporate finance, furthermore it provides case studies and best practices from companies whom have made control and administrative capacity a critical factor to their success. The Master concludes with an internship in a company, auditing firm or consultancy. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE WAY TO FUND IT. “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan, with no collateral required to cover the full amount of the tuition fee. KEY FACTS FORMAT: Full-time LANGUAGE: Italian DURATION: 12 months CFU/ECTS: 60 AVERAGE AGE: 27 PARTICIPANTS: 20-40 CALENDAR APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 11, 2016 SELECTION: November 15, 2016 ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: December 12, 2016 START DATE: December 2016 STRUCTURE The Master in Administration, Finance and Control is a full-time program structured in 1,500 hours of learning activities over 12 months of study, divided into: 360 hours of lecturing, an estimated 540 hours of independent study, and 600 hours of internship. The structure of the Master is divided into three terms: First term: December 2016 – April 2017 Second term: May 2017 – July 2017 Internship: September 2017 – December 2017 The first term consists in the study of fundamental subjects including lessons taught by managers and partners from auditing companies. The first term will conclude with an intense real-life business case. During the second term there will be a more in depth study of the advanced subjects. The use of case history, company testimonials, project work and lectures will be utilized to refine and amplify our students’ expertise in understanding of the topics. COURSES AUDITING AND INTERNAL CONTROL BASICS OF FINANCE COMPANY REPORTS COMPANY STRATEGY EXTRAORDINARY FINANCE FINANCIAL ANALYSIS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT CONTROL STRATEGIC CONTROL LEARNING METHOD The educational sessions provide different learning methods, including lectures, simulations, discussions of case studies, presentations by companies, testimonies and group work. The curriculum is complete with a series of Master Lectures given by professionals from the world of business, academia, and politics, which also provide numerous opportunities for discussion and interaction with the business world through case histories. CAREER DEVELOPMENT Building synergies with businesses is a priority and a distinguishing characteristic of all programs of the Alma Bologna Business School, including the Master in Administration, Finance and Control. The School is fully dedicated to preparing students for the job market and it accomplishes this through systematic career development, with an ongoing commitment to combine the best professional projects by students with the demands of businesses. The internship is an excellent springboard to the professional world, evidenced by the fact that six months after completing the full-time master at Alma Bologna Business School, an average of 85% of alumni are working in a company. FEES The tuition fees for the Master is 11,200 euros (VAT free) to be paid in three installments: First installment: 1.500 euros Second installment: 6.000 euros Third installment: 3.700 euros The fee includes participation in the Master, all the study material available through the online platform, and access to the services and facilities of Alma Bologna Business School such as: personal account for the Alma wi-fi, use of the PC in the Computer Lab, access to the study areas, access to the internal gym, special rates for the School restaurant. Furthermore, the fee gives participants the right to take advantage of the supporting activities of the School, such as the language courses and the master lectures by invitation. Free parking is also available within the BBS Campus. Additionally, with the Student Card of the University of Bologna, students have access to all of the university facilities, including over 100 libraries, digital resources and study halls (including databases and online subscriptions); ); the three city center canteens and all university student related discount offers. HONOR LOAN Thanks to the agreement between Bologna Business School and Intesa Sanpaolo, participants are eligible to apply for “PerTe Prestito Con Lode”, a long-term and low-interest honor loan. Main characteristics: Loan amount equal to the enrollment fee Reduced interest rate No collateral required Repayable in 10 years No early closing fees SCHOLARSHIPS Bologna Business School provides merit-based scholarships to the leading candidates in the selection process. Furthermore, at the end of the master, the School assigns a prize to the best student. The cost of the Master can be covered in full or partially by third parties: public bodies, foundations, or companies. INPS Thanks to the contribution of INPS (Istituto Nazionale della Previdenza Sociale), scholarships of 10.000 euros will be available to INPS employees or retired members, to their children or orphans. [-]

Master of Finance Antwerp / New York

Antwerp Management School
Campus Full time 12  August 2017 Belgium Antwerp

A broad range of multinationals and financial institutions (insurance companies, banks, …) require professionals in finance who have masters analytical and practical decision making. The program provides you with a sturdy background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude fit for functions in the financial sector. [+]

Best Master Programs in Applied Finance in Europe 2017. Master in Finance A broad range of multinationals and financial institutions (insurance companies, banks, …) require professionals in finance who have masters analytical and practical decision making. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? The program provides you with a sturdy background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude fit for functions in the financial sector. It is possible to obtain a Dual Master Degree in Finance in the space of a single year. For 10 months, from September until June, you will be studying at the Antwerp Management School (in Belgium). After successfully completing this, you will be awarded the degree of “Master of Finance” from Antwerp Management School. Subsequently you can go to New York in July & August to take 3 financial courses at Fordham Graduate School of Business in the center of Manhattan. Successfully completing this course will yield the “Master of Science in Global Finance” degree from Fordham Graduate School of Business. Eduniversal Master Ranking 2014-2015: TOP 100 - Global ranking Ranked N°57 in Financial Markets, Worldwide What can you expect? Content level: deepening expertise After attending this program You will have a sturdy background in analytical and practical decision making You will possess a skillset ranging from corporate finance decisions to portfolio management and derivative pricing. You will have a thorough understanding of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation. Dublin Descriptors and Learning outcomes Master of Finance Dates Start: 28th of August, 2017 End: 31st of August, 2018 Fees Antwerp Management School: €11950(VAT exempted) Includes all student facilities at Antwerp Management School and the costs of field trips. Excludes: documentation, books and living expenses. Fordham Graduate School of Business: $15000(VAT exempted) Includes all student facilities at Fordham University. Excludes: documentation, books and living expenses. Location Antwerp Management School Sint-Jacobsmarkt 9-13 BE-2000 Antwerp Belgium Requirements Applicants should have a degree representing four years of a full-time university-level study, which resulted in a master’s degree of equivalent bachelor’s degree (full-time, 4-year curriculum, excluding preparatory years or orientation). It is possible to apply before completing your studies, in which case the selection procedure will take place assuming you graduate from your present studies before the start of the program. It is required to be fluent in English, both written and spoken. Degree/certification "Master of Finance" is awarded by Antwerp Management School. The program is AACSB and NVAO accredited. "Master of Science in Global Finance" is awarded by Fordham Graduate School of Business. [-]

Master in Banking

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time October 2017 Russia Krasnoyarsk

The program is suitable for students with different background knowledge, including those with industry experience and those have not studied economics, finance or accountancy at bachelors level. This program is designed to produce highly skilled, analytically minded and forward-thinking graduates who are ready to slot into a specialized role. [+]

The program is suitable for students with different background knowledge, including those with industry experience and those have not studied economics, finance or accountancy at bachelors level. This program is designed to produce highly skilled, analytically minded and forward-thinking graduates who are ready to slot into a specialized role. SibFU is a recognised institution in Russia, and the program of learning is practical and well-integrated. This masters Sberbank RF course regularly uses real-world examples, live data and the recognised SibFU research papers. You will be given regular talks from practising industry experts, and opportunities to gain qualifications, giving graduates a head start in the jobs finance market. Entry requirements: BSc or MSc degree in Finance, Accountancy or Economic (transcript of records), good command of English (certificate or other document) apply to The Centre for International Education and Certified Testing for a certificate if you do not have it, the Russian language preparatory course is available Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available in double and triple-occupancy rooms (€ 20 per month). Practicalities: Airport transfer, invitation letter for a Russian study visa and an optional survival course of Russian as a foreign language are provided by the University. Curriculum The curriculum contains the following thematically connected main topics: Banking planning; Risk assessment and mitigation; The interface between private and public response; The human, technological, and logistical factors of crisis recovery; Alternative Assets, Financial Modeling and Analysis; Corporate Valuation. Leading scientists from UK, Germany, Spain and Italy deliver their lectures at SibFU: Prof. Maurizio Pompella, Dep.t of Law and Business Studies, School of Economics and Management, University of Siena — Italy Hashimzade, Nigar., PhD, Professor of Economic Sciences, Business School, University of Durham, UK [-]

MD International Management, Entrepreneurship and Finance (English)

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master of Science in IMEF, totally taught in English, is the evolution of the English curricula of the Master Degree MAFIB. IMEF is a two-year learning experience that approaches the dynamics of international management, entrepreneurship, and finance. This Master Degree trains students to develop hard and soft skills necessary to become successful managers, entrepreneurs, analysts and consultants. [+]

Best Master Programs in Applied Finance in Europe 2017. The Master of Science in IMEF, totally taught in English, is the evolution of the English curricula of the Master Degree MAFIB. IMEF is a two-year learning experience that approaches the dynamics of international management, entrepreneurship, and finance. This Master Degree trains students to develop hard and soft skills necessary to become successful managers, entrepreneurs, analysts and consultants. IMEF offers an international environment, providing the opportunity for students to work with international colleagues, professors and managers: more than 20 professors of MAFIB come from primary international universities all over the world: United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, France and, of course, Italy. IMEF has strong relationships with Italian and Foreigns firms: each year, students participate in more than 55 internships all over the world (in the EU, in the USA, in Africa and Oceania). Thus, in line with the job market requirements, students will learn how to effectively work in multicultural economic, social and financial contexts. LEARNING SUBJECTS The students can choose between two different curricula: Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Social Change (MEMS) focuses on entrepreneurship, business innovation strategy, management decision, global leadership, change management, digital marketing management and new social models of consumption. Students will develop the ability to solve complex problems in multicultural contexts in order to become future more conscious entrepreneurs, managers and consultants. Coordinator: Prof. Mara Bergamaschi and Prof. Daniela Andreini Management and Finance for International Marlets (MAFIM) focuses on international trade management, international business management, corporate finance, risk management and quantitative data analysis for finance. Students will develop skills and abilities to recognize new opportunities in international markets, to analyse them and take the proper decision, to quickly adjust commercial and financial strategies, to adapt to changes in international business practices. Coordinator: Prof. Giovanna Zanotti and Prof. Gianpaolo Baronchelli TO WHOM IMEF IS ADDRESSED IMEF is addressed to students who seek a multidisciplinary and international managerial preparation (finance, international trade, international business, management, Leadership & HRM, marketing and entrepreneurship) and an environment where to develop multidisciplinary competences, operative and behavioural skills through training and hands-on learning. TEACHING METHODS The teaching methods applied in IMEF aim to develop innovative quantitative and qualitative analysis skills, together with the ability to work in multicultural contexts, the strategies to operate in global markets, the strategic and operative tools to operate in the financial institutions. For this reason, in all courses instructors will adopt innovative and dynamic training activities, such as laboratories, simulations, speeches and case studies. Moreover, in specific courses and programs, companies will actively participate with students, working together to co-develop new knowledge and skills. INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES IMEF takes students around the world, thanks to numerous international programs, such as: Boarding Pass: an international six-month program in collaboration with Freie Universität Berlin, Iéseg University of Lille (F), Technische Universität Chemnitz(D), University of Washington Bothell (Seattle - USA). Joint Master in Global Business: one-year program in collaboration with Higher School of Economics di Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) and Johannes Kepler Universität di Linz (Austria). For the academic year 2016-2017 new agreements will be sign, i.e. the Geneva School of Economics and Management. Erasmus traineeships: students can receive a grant for internships in a EU country. CRCC Asia: students can receive a grant for internships in China. Euromondo: students can receive a grant for internships all over the world CAREER PROSPECTS Graduates are expected to successfully compete for jobs in firms, financial institutions, in consulting companies, in national and international corporates, or even start an entrepreneurial activity. 85% of graduates in MAFIB in English (from 2016 IMEF) finds a job within 12 months since the Master graduation, Examples of specific fields where graduates from IMEF can give valuable contributions are: manager and/or junior manager in marketing and digital marketing import and export junior manager Entreprenerial venture (in start-ups or family businesses) human resource manager key account manager sales manager project manager risk manager finance analyst finance consultant junior finance manger junior manager in banks and financial intermediaries ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants are an English level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants should also submit to an individual interview (also through Skype) in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test and enrolment, please follow the links below: Incoming Erasmus students - This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please visit Studiare in Italia – Application IMEF and contact the International office – or the Program Director. Incoming Extra EU exchange students – This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Program. For more information, please visit Studiare in Italia – Application IMEF and contact the International office - or the Program Director. Degree-seeking students from a EU Country - Students coming from an EU Country follow the same admission rules of Italian students. STUDENTS WITH AN ITALIAN BACHELOR DEGREE For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes 18 or 33 (Economics and Business) it is required a minimum mark of 80/110 in the bachelor degree. For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes other than 18 or 33 it is required a minimum mark of 90/110 in the bachelor degree and a minimum of overall 60 cfu in one or more of the following areas: at least 18 cfu in Economics, Business and Management + Statistics, Mathematics, Law. All applicants are required an English level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). [-]

Master in Finance

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

The objective master’s study in Finance is to prepare highly qualified experts able to solve analytical tasks and work at related managerial positions at middle and upper management in companies and institutions. [+]

Study Branch Economic Policy and Administration Branch Profile The objective master’s study in Finance is to prepare highly qualified experts able to solve analytical tasks and work at related managerial positions at middle and upper management in companies and institutions. Study is structured and focused the way so that the graduates will practice in financial departments and in the financial management of non-financial institutions (production and business companies), financial institutions (commercial and investment banks, investment companies, insurance companies) and national economy (government and regional administration). Key Learning Outcomes Knowledge The base of study is to obtain knowledge in the following areas: - financial management and financial decision-making of the companies, costs management, calculations, prices, accounting and taxes, - financial and capital markets, commercial and investment banking, insurance companies, - financial decision-making under risk, investment decision-making, company valuation, financial modelling, tax theory, - financial, money and capital markets, commercial bank management, investment companies and insurance companies, derivatives valuation, financial assets portfolio management, - international finance, international financial institutions, financial systems, fiscal and tax systems, etc. Skills analyzing financial situation of a company solution of the financial management problems investment project valuation proposal of the price and costs calculations orientation in the managerial accounting understanding the principles of taxation and taxes orientation in area of banking and insurance understanding commercial bank management, investment companies and funds, instance etc property valuation, security valuation, company valuation financial models proposal, etc řízení portfolií finančních aktiv orientace v oblasti mezinárodních financí, mezinárodních finančních institucí a mezinárodních soustav General Competencies Graduates are prepared for highly qualified positions, where they will be able to solve analytical tasks and work at managerial positions at the middle and upper level of the management of companies, banks, insurance companies and other bank and non-bank institutions. Occupational Profiles of Graduates Finance is a prestigious, dynamic and perspective field of study that offers to students a complex financial education. Graduates will be prepared for highly-qualified positions, where they are able to perform analytical tasks and managerial positions in middle and upper management of companies and institutions. Furthermore, they can find a position in financial departments of companies, as the heads in the institutions of the financial market, as tax advisors, etc. Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, other formal documents. Graduation Requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits List of courses is available at the detailed branch description page 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Management, Finance and International Business ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) program addresses management issues faced by organizations (large companies and small and medium enterprises), in order to compete in challenging markets, and overcome recession period. [+]

Best Master Programs in Applied Finance in Europe 2017. HOMESTUDYBACHELOR AND MASTER DEGREESMASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMSMD MANAGEMENT, FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MD Management, Finance and International Business Master's degree program: Management, finanza e International Business / Management, Finance and International Business Class: LM-77 - Economics and Business Studies Students attending the Master of science in Management, Finance and International Business can choose between two curricula both taught in Italian and in English: Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) International Business and Finance (IBF) CURRICULUM IN MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND MARKETING (MLM): GENERAL INFORMATION For any further information about the curriculum in Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) you may contact prof. Daniela Andreini. OBJECTIVES The Management, Leadership and Marketing (MLM) program addresses management issues faced by organizations (large companies and small and medium enterprises), in order to compete in challenging markets, and overcome recession period. Management studies, organization studies, and marketing studies are the theoretical pillars of the program. These strong foundations give the program both conceptual rigor and practical validity, and also allow students to lay the foundations of their own career. Specifically the objective of the course is to develop three different streams of competences: multidisciplinary theoretical knowledge in management, economics, statistics and law competences and operative skills in management by analyzing problems that managers, and entrepreneurs must deal with behavioral skills, learned through training or hands-on learning. SUBJECTS First year Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced) Energy & Environmental Economics Markets and Companies Law (advanced) International Business and Trade Business Ethics and Social Accounting Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, and Marketing Strategies Corporate Finance (advanced) Second year Topics on Globalization Cross-cultural and Diversity Management Seminar in Leadership and HRM Knowledge & Marketing Management One activity to be chosen among Internship Foreign Language (English, French, German, Spanish) Innovation Management Research in Organization Learning International Business Management (advanced) Quantitative Models for Decision Making CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Students graduating from this Master of Science (curriculum in Management, Leadership and Marketing) typically pursue careers with an international outlook at: Large companies and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in a variety of firms (manufacturing, commercial and service firms), departments (Human Resources Management, Marketing, etc.), and in different roles; Particularly in large companies, the graduate can fit so much in the different specialist corporate functions (marketing, finance, production, competitive strategy, management, information processing, information systems, e-business) and in roles that require cross-functional knowledge, international openness, attitude to change: typical staff and support to the Directorate General activities. In small and medium sized companies, the graduate can play roles of assistance to employers and functional managers Consulting firms, in particular for tasks involved in change management projects in the filed of management, business analyst, HRM and marketing Family and new businesses, the degree offers students a set of skills and attitudes that facilitate participation in an entrepreneurial team involved in developing new business. CURRICULUM IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND FINANCE (IBF): GENERAL INFORMATION For any further information about the curriculum in International Business and Finance (IBF) you may contact prof. Giovanna Zanotti or prof. Gianpaolo Baronchelli. OBJECTIVES This curriculum analyses the interrelationships between the areas of finance and multinational firms. In a context of growing international competitiveness, the ability to recognize new market opportunities, to quickly adjust a corporate strategy to adapt to change in business practices and to find the best opportunities to finance international diversification and growth is a recognized skill. The aim of this course is to develop these sets of abilities with a particular focus on a thorough understanding of the economic, financial and legal context of international business. Students will develop a deep knowledge of: Managerial issues companies have to face when expanding internationally Multinational companies organizations International financial markets in which business are run. SUBJECTS First year Probability and Statistics for Business and Finance (advanced) International Monetary Economics Markets and Companies Law (advanced) Financial Markets and Institutions (advanced) International Business and Trade International Accounting Corporate Finance (advanced) Second year Topics on Globalization International Business Management (advanced) Risk Management and Derivatives Credit and Operational Risks Measurement or Marketing Strategies (advanced) CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The International Business and Finance (IBF) programme provides multinational companies with graduates who combine management skills, foreign languages and cross-cultural competencies. The programme will be of interest to graduates seeking careers in: Multinationals companies as: Export Manager Marketing Manager Outsourcing Manager Supply Chain and Operations Manager Product Manager Finance and Controller manager Domestic and international banks and financial organizations as: Credit Analyst Bond Analyst and Stock Market Analyst Corporate Finance Analyst Fund Manager Private Banker Risk Manager INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ADMISSION Admission criteria are the same for the two curricula (see International students admission, and/or Incoming exchange students (Erasmus and/or Extra EU students). In order to be admitted to the master's degrees taught in English, applicants should have a knowledge of English language level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants who didn't submit the relevant certificate with the pre-application shall be asked to pass an English language test. Applicants should also submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test and enrolment, please visit the page Application on the Bergamo University web-site. INCOMING EXCHANGE STUDENTS (ERASMUS AND/OR EXTRA EU STUDENTS) This course follows the general rules of the Official Exchange Programme. For more information, please contact the Director Prof. Mara Bergamaschi or the International office. [-]

Master In Finance, Accounting And Insurance

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Poland Warsaw

Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" are designed for people who have a bachelor's, master's or equivalent in each direction.The second cycle complement the knowledge gained at the undergraduate level [+]

Master in Finance, Accounting and Insurance

Finance, Accounting and Insurance Studies Master of Finance, Accounting and Insurance Full-time (daily) - the limit of 200 Duration: 2 years - 4 semesters

Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" are designed for people who have a bachelor's, master's or equivalent in each direction. The second cycle complement the knowledge gained at the undergraduate degree in finance and accounting as well as increased knowledge directional by selecting one of two specializations: "Finance and accounting business " and "Management of Financial Institutions ". Specialization is selected during the first semester of study, specialization classes start from the second semester of study. Specialty will be launched in the report on it at least 50 candidates. After passing the exams exchange, writing a thesis and passing the exam students are awarded a Master's Degree of Finance, Accounting and Insurance. Broad international cooperation of the Faculty of Management with over 60 European universities under the Erasmus program and with many universities in the U.S. and Asia, allows students to download the study at foreign universities. Faculty of Management applied by the European Credit Transfer System (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS). Studies on the "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" to develop a full profile of professional qualifications in finance, accounting and insurance. This knowledge is to be generic, firmly rooted in contemporary theories of the functioning of the financial market and the international accounting standards.At the same time, achieved qualifications, which include learning outcomes achieved are the basis for not only the activity of a test, but also offer the opportunity to actively participate in economic practice. Without any effort on education in this area is difficult to imagine a rational behavior of economic agents in the era of globalization, integration and computerization. These processes require because on the one hand understanding of financial flows and their standardization, and other ways to hedge against potential economic perturbations. Polish company became the international competition must have managers and employees who are able to optimally combine various solutions in the area of ​​monitoring costs, and risk management.Only complete profile of education, including accounting, finance companies and financial institutions, the functioning of the financial market makes it possible to improve operating efficiency and thus competitiveness in the international market. The proposed direction is also consistent with the educational standards adopted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, which in the best schools in the western world - both American and European. At the same time, the selected directional effects are consistent with the requirements of candidates for statutory auditors.... [-]


Advanced Master in Financial Markets

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1  September 2017 Belgium Brussels

Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. [+]

This Advanced Master in Financial Markets offers an advanced education in finance and in financial markets that is complementary to the curriculum provided in classical graduate programs in finance or economics. The master therefore focuses on creating bridges between theory and practice and also the policy and strategic aspects of the current financial landscape. To do so, all courses are given by an exceptional cadre of faculty members - both practitioners and academics.

 

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Finance had become much more complex and competitive. There is a massive regulation shift underway. You need a different set of skills to succeed. The best professionals will do even better, whereas the average will stagnate. Finance is increasingly multi-disciplinary. Regulators expect more from financial institutions. Society expects a more ethical financial system. Financial firms are revisiting their business models and the financial world is restructuring. A new relationship is being built between public and private financial flows. The centre of financial power is shifting gradually towards new economies. ... [-]

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 in Finance and Risk Management

University of Florence
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Florence

The MSc in Finance and Risk Management (CLM FiRM) offers its prospective students an advanced education in finance and quantitative risk management. The course is a combination of economic theory for finance with mathematical methods (probability theory, statistics, numerical analysis) for finance and insurance. Graduates should be able to work as specialists in quantitative-oriented areas of the... [+]

Best Master Programs in Applied Finance in Europe 2017. The MSc in Finance and Risk Management (CLM FiRM) offers its prospective students an advanced education in finance and quantitative risk management. The course is a combination of economic theory for finance with mathematical methods (probability theory, statistics, numerical analysis) for finance and insurance. Graduates should be able to work as specialists in quantitative-oriented areas of the financial services industry, such as trading, risk or asset management, or to work in specialized areas of an insurance company. The MSc in Finance and Risk Management aims at preparing students for high-level careers as risk and assets managers, actuaries, business specialists, quantitative analysts in insurance companies and consultancy firms. The students who complete the MSc in Finance and Risk Management are eligible to achieve professional status as an Actuary in Italy. Teachings of First year COMPUTATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATE FINANCE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS INTERNATIONAL AND FINANCIAL ECONOMICS QUANTITATIVE FINANCE AND DERIVATIVES QUANTITATIVE RISK MANAGEMENT Teachings of Second year ECONOMETRICS OF FINANCIAL MARKETS ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS AND FINANCE FINAL EXAMINATION FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS LAW INTERNSHIP MERGER AND ACQUISITION VALUATION PORTFOLIO CHOICE AND OPTIMIZATION PORTFOLIO CHOICE AND OPTIMIZATION - MOD.A RISK THEORY AND SOLVENCY MODELS RISK THEORY AND SOLVENCY MODELS - MOD.A WORKSHOP WORKSHOP WORKSHOP IN ACTUARIAL SCIENCE WORKSHOP IN CORPORATE FINANCE WORKSHOP IN ETHICAL FINANCE WORKSHOP IN FINANCIAL LAW WORKSHOP IN QUANTITATIVE FINANCE [-]

Master in Finance

Masaryk University
Campus Full time September 2017 Czech Republic Brno

Students in this field are prepared to work in various functions in monetary systems, corporation finance and financial accounting. [+]

Students in this field are prepared to work in various functions in monetary systems, corporation finance and financial accounting. The organization of the field enables the students to gain knowledge of monetary systems, banking, insurance, corporate finance, accounting, financial markets and international finance. Emphasis is placed on solving financial and monetary problems. Through optional courses it is possible for the students to expand their knowledge of the area of banking, bank management, bank accounting, financial analysis and plan, contractual relations in financial affairs, financial accounting of corporations and the insurance market. [-]