Master's in Financial Economics in Europe

Top Master's Degrees in Financial Economics in Europe 2017

Financial Economics

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Financial economics, which is a subgroup of economics, is a subject dealing with the monetary aspect of trade and commerce. Financial economics focuses on the distribution of economic resources, the influence of economic decisions on the financial market and how to hedge risk when investing.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

Masters in Financial Economics in Europe

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Master In Exchanges And Markets

Instituto Europeo de Posgrado - España
Online Part time 14  September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets form high-level specialists in financial and economic area, addressing practically necessary for proper analysis and financial asset management tools. The aim is to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve a theoretical and practical knowledge of financial markets and ... [+]

Top Masters in Financial Economics in Europe 2017. Bags and Master in Financial Markets The Master in Stock Exchange and Financial Markets form high-level specialists in financial and economic area, addressing practically necessary for proper analysis and financial asset management tools. The aim is to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to achieve a theoretical and practical knowledge of financial markets and specifically the stock market. Double Degree Universidad Rey Juan Carlos With the agreement of the European Graduate Institute with the King Juan Carlos University in Madrid, the Online Master in Financial Markets is offered with dual degree from both institutions of high prestige in Spain and internationally. Why Choose Us? The online learning methodology is based on the "case method", video classes, virtual sessions and interactive exercises, ensuring practical training and student participation, focused on solving problems and not just in the knowledge acquisition. The faculty is formed by professors and professionals in the company with extensive experience in the subjects taught and recognized prestige. Customized training of the European Institute Graduate, allows daily monitoring of the student and ongoing support from tutors through a weekly schedule of activities. Proximity and customization The contact of students, teachers and tutors, is continuous through the virtual platform for the development of the program. Students will have: Total material availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Posing questions at any time of day Continuous communication through discussion forums Evaluation system The program evaluation is essentially practical, and is based on four aspects: Practical exercises scheduled Individual and group work Participation in activities Master Thesis Project Admission process For each call the following admission process is performed, based on a selection of students for the limited places offered: The IEP business advisors inform the candidate on all issues relating to the program and the process and admission requirements (Conditions of Funding, Scholarships, etc.). The candidate must complete the "application form" which will be sent, and send it to IEP along with the following documents: Curriculum vitae Titulación Universitaria Upon receipt of documentation, the candidate for a telephone interview will be convened to complete the assessment process. The Admissions Committee will consider the record and within approximately one week will receive your certificate of admission, when capable, which gives the place to study the program. Upon receipt of the certificate of admission, students will formalize their enrollment. Study Grants / Scholarships The Institute has a grant program of up to 35% of the cost of tuition. For each call a limited number of scholarships based on the personal, professional and economic situation of the candidates are offered. For adjudication, a rigorous follow-served basis. Funding There are also special financing conditions, promoted by both institutions, in order to help students to assume the cost of the course through a system of deferred payments by monthly installments comfortable and tailored to the needs of students. [-]

Masters Economy

Yanka Kupala State University Of Grodno
Campus Full time September 2017 Belarus Grodno

Specializations: World Economy, Finance, monetary circulation and credit, Economics and National Economy Management, Economics and Management, Applied Computer analysis [+]

Specialization: World Economy Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian English Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: research activities: use of modern science and advanced technology in the field of economy; development of practical recommendations on the use of scientific research; presentation of research results in the form of reports and publications, seminars, conferences; Scientific-pedagogical and educational-methodical activity: preparation and conduct of various types of training on modern scientific theoretical and methodological levels in institutions of higher education; the development of teaching aids; the use of innovative educational technologies in the educational process; management of independent work of students, their leadership in research work; organizational and managerial activities: analysis and development of recommendations for improving the country's national development strategy; assessment of the positive and negative consequences of the state of cooperation with international economic organizations, forecasting the prospects for further cooperation; the use of elements of the economic analysis in the organization of practical work at the enterprises; possession of the techniques and methods of work with the personnel, methods of assessing the quality and productivity of work of the staff; assessment of the costs and results of activities of the organization; innovation: development plans and programs of the organization of innovative activity in the enterprise and their realization; implementation of feasibility study of innovative projects; independent use of modern computer technology for solving innovative tasks of professional activity; consulting activities: consultations on perspective directions of foreign economic activity (FEA); advice on the best methods of regulating foreign trade and international economic relations (IER); Entrepreneurship: negotiations, contracts with other stakeholders; conducting commercial negotiations with foreign partners; determine the effectiveness of foreign trade; translation activities: knowledge of modern telecommunication means; professional communication and socio-cultural nature of a foreign language; the use of a foreign language as a tool for professional activities. Specialization: Finance, money circulation and credit Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian English Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: Planning financial performance of various forms of ownership and forecasting of financial flows; application of methods and instruments of monetary and fiscal policy; management of economic processes, units of the financial and credit sector and financial-economic activity of economic entities; development of financial strategy at the macro and micro levels; the use of modern information technologies to government regulation of the tasks of forecasting and planning of public revenues and expenditures; training and staff development; evaluation of the results, including the financial and economic analysis of economic processes and operations; the use of effective methods of financial control over the activities of economic entities; conducting scientific research on the problems of finance, monetary (research activity); teaching economic disciplines; implementation of education (educational activities); the use of science and the development of proposals on improvement of professional work in the field of finance, money and credit; preparation and conduct counseling sessions with students, their leadership in research work, the development of training and methodological support; development of practical recommendations on the use of scientific research in the field of finance, monetary, planning and conducting experimental studies; analysis of financial activity of the organization, to develop proposals to improve the efficiency of use of financial resources; development plans and programs of the organization of innovative activities in the field of finance, monetary, financial support of innovative projects in the professional activity. Specialization: Economy and management of a national economy Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: Planning and research on economic areas, the development of practical recommendations on the use of research results (research activity); teaching economic disciplines, the management of student research work, the development of training and methodological support (pedagogical and educational-methodical activity); the analysis of economic activities of the organization, forecasting, development of proposals for improving the functioning of the organization (enterprise), the implementation of the organizational and administrative functions (organizational and administrative activities); provide advice (expert and advisory activities); developing strategies, programs and plans of innovation and venture capital activity, the rationale of innovation and venture projects (innovation). Specialization: Economics and Management Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: the implementation of organizational and administrative functions; justification and adoption within the duties of organizational and economic decisions; the analysis of economic activities of the organization, the development of proposals to improve the functioning of the organization (enterprise); the development of strategic plans for innovative development of the organization (enterprise); the use of science and advanced technology in production systems; development of business plans, proposals and practical recommendations for the use of research results in industry; substantiation and realization of investment, innovation, venture projects; consulting services, including the assessment of intellectual and industrial property and to involve them in economic turnover. Specialization: Applied Computer analysis Power Master of Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies Duration of training Full-year -2 Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: construction of mathematical models for the application of computer data analysis tasks; application of modern achievements in the field of computer science and mathematics to justify the construction of mathematical models and methods of computer analysis of the data; development and implementation of efficient algorithms for the solution of applied problems of computer data analysis; the integration of the developed algorithms in computer decision support systems; development plans and programs of the organization and management of innovation, feasibility study of innovative projects in the professional activity. [-]

Online MSc in Accounting and Finance

London School Of International Business - LSIB
Online Full time 10  Open Enrolment United Kingdom London Greater London England UK Online + 3 more

MSc Accounting & Finance provides you with a solid understanding of accounting and finance principles. The programme prepares you for a successful career in accounting, finance or business manager at a senior position. [+]

Top Masters in Financial Economics in Europe 2017. MSc Accounting & Finance provides you with a solid understanding of accounting and finance principles. The programme prepares you for a successful career in accounting, finance or business manager at a senior position. The programme has been designed in such a way that students without prior background of accounting and finance can also pursue this qualification with ease. The students who pursue this programme includes those from business and non-business specialisms. Key facts Online programme with student to faculty ratio of just 15:1 LSIB has world-class professors, derived from best institutions. Many of the professors also have hands-on experience running and growing businesses. State of the art £1 million Learning Management System (LMS) with 24 X 7 uptime. Fully recognized and globally accepted Degree. The programme is most relevant and designed as per the needs and requirements of today businesses world over. With the advantage of studying on the job, anytime and anywhere, you get cost advantage and same degree which is given to full time students at the university campus. Why Online Cost effective - Typically UK degree starts from £12000 per annum, but with LSIB, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment. Practical Content - Our coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions. Study anytime, anywhere - You don’t have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. Our online delivery enables you to download the lecture notes, submit assignments wherever you are. Cross Cultural interaction - With students located in 31 countries on five continents LSIB allows you to build connections with colleagues around the world. Live Chat support - As a student you can chat with our support team 24X7 worldwide. Assessments - Assessment is by coursework assignments, quiz and a dissertation work. Flexible and Innovative High Impact Learning and Cost Effective The programme apart from being cost effective is very flexible, enabling you to balance study with your work and home commitments. The programme is about real-world learning that combines online learning with case studies, project based assignments to develop management skills, encourage critical thinking and sharpen your decision-making ability. Who is this programme for? Successful managers, executives and professionals who want to take their career to a new level Ambitious people who want to fast track their chosen career or start a new enterprise. Why Choose LSIB? Typically an online UK degree starts from £12000 per annum, but with LSIB, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment. Our programme is most relevant and designed as per the needs and requirements of today businesses world over. The programmes offers you strong return on your educational investment. Our students tell us that our coursework is immediately applicable to their careers, and they earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions. With students located in 31 countries on five continents LSIB allows you to build connections with colleagues around the world. You’ll make powerful connections with students from world over through our online student community. [-]

Master in Economics

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time October 2017 Spain Castellón

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the [+]

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the complexity of the economic situation is essential for improving our understanding of the world that surrounds us. Why do some countries grow generating welfare for their citizens while other fail? What economic policies generate more inequality? Or less? Does the economy determine an election result or is it the election result that determines economic policies? What is the economic cost of corruption? How is it possible to reduce poverty? Is globalisation a good thing? Do financial markets need better regulation? What causes discrimination between men and women? Is it possible to reduce the greenhouse effect? None of these questions can be answered without rigorous economic analysis or without having the quantitative tools needed to carry it out. The Master’s Degree in Economics from the Universitat Jaume I provides key aspects which various studies that analyse trends in the employment market highlight as decisive when it comes to finding a quality job: solid training in data analysis and interpretation techniques, and competence in English. Objectives The objective of the Master’s Degree in Economics is to provide students with advanced, rigorous education in the area of economics. The programme is designed to train students in the use of analytical and quantitative methods for studying economic phenomena. The acquisition of specialised theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative methods and econometrics will improve the students’ analytical skills and their capacity to solve economic problems. Through specialised courses, students will learn to apply and develop the knowledge and capabilities acquired in the core modules. Through the optional subjects, students will be able to specialise more in microeconomics or macroeconomics. On one hand, graduates more interested in individual behaviour may, through the specialisation offered in the programme, acquire the training they need to study phenomena like consumers’ attitudes to a certain product, their preparedness to pay, the role of economic and financial risk in human relations and, in general, everything defining and influencing individuals in their actions as buyers and sellers. Meanwhile, the understanding and study of economic phenomena in an open, globalised environment like the one characterising the world today means that the interrelationships between the different economies need to be taken into consideration. Firstly, the level of interrelationship in the financial markets means that only a joint analysis of them makes sense. Secondly, business activity is carried out in a context in which foreign markets are just as important as local ones, or even more so, making the knowledge of trade patterns and their effect on economic integration processes between countries, trade policies and factor movements, among other relevant aspects, fundamental. The Master’s Degree also provides cross-disciplinary competences, such as the capacity to solve complex problems and the development of analytical and critical thinking, as well as computational and numerical knowledge of information analysis. When their education is complete, students will be capable of carrying out a complete academic project in the area of economics, reporting its results and proceeding to present it and discuss it orally. In this sense, the Master’s Degree also provides a solid educational basis giving them the skills for enrolling on an economics doctoral programme. [-]

Masters in Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial markets. [+]

Top Masters in Financial Economics in Europe 2017. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France) At the end of this study programme, students will be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. - Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon-Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France), Universität Bielefeld (Germany) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain). - Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France) At the end of this study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière of Université Paris-Dauphine. Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree programme, students must possess a proper individual educational background, as well as the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial and investment markets. Graduates will be able to seek employment at financial institutions (trade banks, savings management companies, insurance companies) as managers, controllers, analysts and consultants. Curricula Economics curriculum - QEM (fully taught in English): focus on advanced economics, econometrics, optimization, probability theory, competitive analysis, behavioral economics, advanced public economics, empirical economics, competition law. Economics and finance curriculum (taught in Italian): focus on strategic finance, bank management and analysis of credit merit, corporate finance policies, non-bank financial intermediaries, bank organisation and strategy, market economics and financial investments, banking legislation, financial and insurance products, econometrics, risk measurement. Finance curriculum (fully taught in English): focus on advanced corporate finance, corporate banking, financial markets, accounting & management, financial economics, international financial regulation, derivatives and insurance, statistical methods for risk analysis, stochastic calculus for finance, econometrics, risk measurement, stochastic models for finance. Occupational profiles Second cycle graduates will acquire the necessary knowledge to access financial institutions and professionally operate as managers, analysts, consultants and brokers. Possible career opportunities include: - Economic systems specialist - Business economics specialist - Corporate Finance - Market regulation - International agencies - Banking - Insurance companies - Business analyst - Financial analyst - Economic and financial consulting - Research and education [-]

Master in Finance

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 10  September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The <strong>Masters in Finance Program (MiF)</strong> is a rigorous, 10-month professional degree program specializing in applied finance. [+]

The Masters in Finance Program (MiF) is a rigorous, 10-month professional degree program specializing in applied finance. In addition to theoretical foundations, students enrolling in MiF acquire practical knowledge in finance, as well as hands-on training in our state-of the-art Center for Applied Finance Education (CAFE) facility. This unique center in the region is equipped with cutting edge technology and software, creating an up-to-date learning environment for students. Guided by an Advisory Board composed of accomplished finance professionals, our program aims to furnish students with the essential skills of a modern finance specialist. The curriculum consists of a variety of courses in corporate finance and investments, as well as “tools” courses such as financial econometrics and programming. The internship requirement in the later stages of the program helps students apply their acquired knowledge to everyday operations in the finance industry. Practicum seminars provide students continuous contact with the industry and help them plan their careers. These distinguishing aspects of the program serve to fulfill our shared vision, which is to develop the future leaders of the finance industry. Curriculum The Masters in Finance program is designed with a goal of furnishing our students with all of the essential skills for a career in finance. The program delivers a strong theoretical basis, without losing focus on practical applications, and a financial toolbox that provides our students an edge in their careers. The program is enriched with seminars and workshops, offering a contextual knowledge of the financial environment. The MiF curriculum can best be described in four components. 1. Proficiency in Financial Theory and Applications Courses in rigorous graduate-level finance programs provide students with sound theoretical foundations of finance. MiF is committed to presenting the same level of theory with a practical perspective. Our courses in corporate finance deal with the financial management of companies, as well as valuation of real assets and firms, studied through a series of case studies. On the other hand, investments courses are concerned with security pricing and portfolio management. The investments courses make heavy use of the Center for Applied Finance Education (CAFE) imparting practical knowledge of trading and handling information flow. 2. Building a Financial Toolbox Following the suggestions of our Advisory Board, the program is designed to equip students with financial tools in two major areas. The first area is the analysis of financial data, which is an essential skill in the finance industry today. To that end, ‘Financial Econometrics’ courses cover analysis of time series data and forecasting techniques from an applied perspective. ‘Financial Statement Analysis’ course teaches students the techniques used in investigating and interpreting financial statements, such as balance sheets and income statements of companies. The second tool set is related to programming and financial modeling skills, such as coding using VBA in Excel. 3. Understanding the Practice of Finance This innovative component truly distinguishes the MiF program from other finance programs. The details of the local and global finance practice are conveyed through a series of seminars, called Finance Practicum, given by experts from industry. Over two semesters, many topics of practical interest, such as tax law, security market law, company law, regulations, mergers and acquisitions, IPO processes and valuation are covered in these seminars. To give our students the opportunity to learn by doing, the MiF program is complemented by an internship requirement during the second semester of our program. 4. Developing Managerial Skills The Advisory Board is in consensus that communication skills is the most important for advancing in a professional career. Employees who can communicate ideas efficiently, in writing or verbally, definitely hold an edge in climbing the career ladder quickly. Our students participate in the Managerial Skills workshops, where, students are able to develop their writing, presentation, and interviewing skills. Program Learning Objectives MiF graduates are expected to be able to: Demonstrate knowledge of financial theory as well as practice and display critical evaluation of the knowledge. Access, interpret and analyze data and information by using current technologies; and use the results of such analyses to make financial decisions. Reflect on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their finance knowledge, judgments and decision making. Communicate effectively in both written and oral form using appropriate technology where necessary, and discuss finance-related issues with both finance and non-finance professionals. Understand the international financial markets, practices, and accounting standards. Application Process The MiF Program at Sabancı University welcomes applicants with university degrees in economics, engineering, business administration or any other technical based discipline, and a strong interest and motivation for a finance career. The application process starts with filling out the online application form under the “Apply Now” link on the left, and then submitting the required documents to our program coordinator (see below for a list of required documents). Qualified candidates are invited for formal interviews couple of days after the application deadlines. Admission decisions are made right after interviews and results are conveyed to the applicants. The early application deadline is for students in need of an early response from us. We keep selected early applications in our files and reevaluate them at our regular application deadline in June. Depending on the applicant pool, early applicants could be granted admission or scholarships even if they did not receive favorable responses in early application period. The admission committee evaluates applicants with respect to their academic backgrounds and achievements, test scores, and motivations to study finance. Students should be aware of the fact that admissions committee does not disqualify students based on a single criteria. For example, low GPAs could be compensated by excellent test scores, or interview performance. [-]

Master in Management - Financial Economics

EDHEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 - 4  September 2017 France Lille Nice Paris Singapore United Kingdom London + 5 more

Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. [+]

Top Masters in Financial Economics in Europe 2017. Taught on our campus in Nice, Financial Economics prepares students for the demands of the international financial job market. It trains students to both managerial and technical skills and offers a rich array of four second-year specialisations leading to the Master of Science. Close ties with businesses Financial Economics benefits from its close ties with leading companies and from the support of our Corporate Programme Sponsors: Société Générale and PwC. International exposure EDHEC Business School has entered into 117 partnerships in 31 countries. Students may complete their last year of study in pursuit of a Diploma in Economics (double-degree) at the University of Cambridge. Research impact The programme benefits from the research conducted by our Research Centres such as the renowned EDHEC-Risk Institute. It offers students an uncommon training ground on which to strive for excellence. [-]

Masters In Finance Department

IMF Business School
Online Full time Part time 12  Open Enrolment Spain Madrid + 1 more

This enables you to master: Can analyze a company through its financial statements [+]

This Master enables you to: Can analyze a company through its financial statements. Knowing the accounting information systems. Handle with ease accounting analytical tools for making the best decisions for the company. Successfully master the methodology for analyzing all kinds of investments and make the best decisions. Analyze the major developments of the General Accounting Plan: Statement of Changes in Equity (ECPN) and the Cash Flow Statement (EFE). Use management control to help improve business management. Provide the knowledge and skills required to manage the Human Resources for the future development of the organization. Effectively manage the reporting process and impact thereof. Knowing the various systems of customer relationship and its implementation in current models. Area: Finance Aimed at: Experienced professionals or university graduates who wish to develop their career in finance companies, banks, etc., in order to assume positions of high corporate responsibility. [-]

Master’s programme in Financial Economics

State University Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia Moscow

In September 2007 ICEF launched a Master’s programme in Financial Economics in academic cooperation with LSE supported by several Russian and international corporate donors with the aim of training top international-level experts ... [+]

Master’s programme in Financial Economics

Offered by International College of Economics and Finance of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics"

In September 2007 ICEF launched a Master’s programme in Financial Economics in academic cooperation with LSE supported by several Russian and international corporate donors with the aim of training top international-level experts in Economics and Finance. The programme is both academically rigorous and applied. Its curriculum is a unique blend of the core courses in Micro- and Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Asset pricing and Corporate finance, and applied courses in various fields of Economics and Finance. Programme graduates start their careers as professional economists or analysts at financial institutions (including Sberbank, the Central Bank of Russia, HSBC, UBS), non-financial companies (Sibur, Renault) or continue their studies at the doctoral level in top universities (such as LSE).   ... [-]