Master in Finance in Europe

Best Master Degrees in Finance in Europe 2018

Finance

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

The field of finance can be broken down into personal, public, and corporate finance. Each subfield focuses on management of assets and debts, often focused on investment banking. Students of finance may keep their education general or specialize in a specific area like accounting or corporate finance.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

Masters Program in Finance in Europe

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Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge + 9 more

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]


2-year Master in Finance and Accounting

Kozminski University
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MSc program prepares students for active careers in international, multicultural business environment. [+]

In 2017 our Master in Finance program was ranked 15th in the world by the Financial Times!

The Master's in Finance and Accounting program is designed in close cooperation with practitioners - representatives of companies and financial institutions. It Delivers in-depth specialized knowledge and develops skills of analyzing complex business problems through combining financial and accounting information with knowledge from other areas. Students will get knowledge about advanced financial tools and techniques and develop skills of their application through workshops and real-life case studies. Through the program, students will be able to develop data gathering and analyses skills, communication skills and ability to use IT tools effectively.... [-]


Master in Finance

University of Liechtenstein
Campus Full time 4 - 10  September 2018 Liechtenstein Vaduz

The Master’s degree program in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge(CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams. [+]

«The Master’s degree program in Finance has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree program(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge(CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.»

Short description

The MSc in Finance is an internationally recognized Master's degree program and is currently one of the few programs in the German-speaking area with a focus on Asset Management, Wealth Management, and International Corporate Finance. This program is unique thanks to its international approach, practice-oriented curriculum and its personal learning environment for students. The program is entirely taught in English, lasts 4 semesters and grants 120 ECTS.... [-]


Master in Finance

University of Vaasa
Campus Full time August 2018 Finland Vaasa

The EPAS accredited Master's Degree Programme in Finance focuses on the theory of finance and financial analysis from an international perspective. [+]

The Master's Degree Programme in Finance focuses on the theory of finance and financial analysis from an international perspective. The programme provides an overview of corporate finance, investments, and option pricing. Students will develop a specialisation in the areas of corporate finance and investments, such as the evaluation of stocks and bonds, financial markets, option pricing, capital budgeting, cost of capital, long-term financial policy, and other related topics of modern finance.

The career prospects of accounting and finance graduates are excellent worldwide. The international EPAS accreditation is a mark of the quality of the University's business teaching, and graduates from the Master's Degree Programme in Finance have been very successful in their careers both in Finland and internationally. Furthermore, the high-quality research and scientific teaching have placed the Department of Accounting and Finance among the top research centres in Europe, ranking number 10 in Europe and number 1 in the Nordic Countries.... [-]


UK-China Master of Finance

Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Shenzhen United Kingdom Oxfordshire + 2 more

2 years cross-border Master of Finance: one year in the UK, one year in China (Shenzhen). [+]

Peking University HSBC Business School, one of the most promising business schools in China, is proud of its accomplishments in the area of graduate education. With its main campus located in the thriving and entrepreneurial city of Shenzhen, China, PHBS has taken a bold step by opening a new campus in Boar’s Hill, England, three miles south of Oxford City.

PHBS UK-China Master of Finance is a two year, full-time and cross-border, programme in which students spend the first year at our UK campus, and the second year at our Shenzhen Campus, in China. The programme is a great opportunity for students to, not only have a specialist training and cross-disciplinary coursework, but also a multi-country experience and in-depth cross-cultural exposure.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18  September 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master of Arts Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) of the University of St.Gallen is one of the leading banking and finance programmes in Switzerland. [+]

With a challenging curriculum, the Master’s Programme in Banking and Finance (MBF) is one of the leading international finance programmes. It ranked 10th in the Financial Times Ranking 2017.

In the fields of Financial Markets, Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance and Quantitative Methods, the programme offers high-quality education in both theory and application. It is designed to train our students in the critical reflection of various concepts and approaches prevailing in financial theory and practice.

Educational goals

The programme’s educational goals encompass three dimensions:

1. Functional dimension

An understanding of the function and importance of financial intermediation in the context of the present and future development of economic systems and its integration in the social, legal and political sphere.... [-]


Master's in Finance

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time August 2018 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years

The programme prepares students for a wide range of outstanding career opportunities within financial services, consulting and auditing. The portfolio is designed and taught by NHH’s internationally recognised finance faculty, whose academic research and industry knowledge ensure that the courses are relevant and of high quality.

The courses combine a rigorous theoretical approach with relevant applications and students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical framework and empirical evidence in finance. You will learn to analyse real-life problems related to financial markets and financial decision-making in firms, and to apply principles at the research frontier.... [-]


Master Programme in Finance

Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Finance Program provides strong training in the tools of financial economics sought by financial institutions, companies, and public organizations. It combines a rigorous academic core with a tailored practical application, designed in consultation with leading financial experts. Former students are employed at top investment banks, financial consultancies, and government finance ministries. Many have gone on to pursue doctoral research in financial economics at prestigious EU and US universities. Degree Awarded: Official Degree in Economics and Finance. [+]

Master Program - Finance

The Finance Program provides strong training in the tools of financial economics sought by financial institutions, companies, and public organizations. It combines a rigorous academic core with a tailored practical application, designed in consultation with leading financial experts. Former students are employed at top investment banks, financial consultancies, and government finance ministries. Many have gone on to pursue doctoral research in financial economics at prestigious EU and US universities.

Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a Master Degree in Economics and Finance awarded with the Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2018 France Paris

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po's one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance, and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector. [+]

The Master in Financial Regulation and Risk Management is Sciences Po's one-year program for young graduates interested in regulatory issues, corporate finance, risk management, compliance, and humanities. It is the ideal program for serious students aspiring to become truly specialized in the field of financial regulation and risk management whether it is in the private or public sector.

Objectives

The program focuses on the fundamentals of finance and, in particular, provides students with critical knowledge regarding corporate finance, regulation and risk management. These foundational courses are contextualized and grounded in the humanities through SciencesPo's core curriculum courses in political science, law, sociology, history, and economics and completed by specialized skills training in ethics and compliance.... [-]


Master in Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF) is a two-year English-language Master's double-degree programme (DDP) with the University of Strasbourg aiming at providing the students with a broad knowledge and understanding of economic theory with a focus on financial and international economics corresponding to the present state-of-the-art. [+]

Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe (CSF) is a two-year English-language Master's double-degree programme (DDP) with the University of Strasbourg aiming at providing the students with a broad knowledge and understanding of economic theory with a focus on financial and international economics corresponding to the present state-of-the-art.

The CSF programme is based on the Bologna Process and is intended to facilitate the collaboration between the Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague and Sciences Po Strasbourg, the University of Strasbourg in teaching and academic research in the field of Economics. The Degree Programme covers two academic years. Each student on the Degree Programme is requested to spend one academic year at each of the Partner Universities in line with the Curriculum. Upon the completion of the studies, each student will receive the Diploma Master in “Corporate Strategy and Finance in Europe” from University of Strasbourg and the Master’s degree Diploma with the academic title “Magistr” from Charles University in Prague.... [-]


Master in Corporate Management & Economics

Zeppelin University
Campus Full time 1 - 2  August 2018 Germany Friedrichshafen

Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122. [+]

Decision-makers and entrepreneurs are being confronted more than ever before with demands that can no longer be met by the functional range of classic business management alone. Conventional management training has reached its limits, as argued by the renowned Canadian management theorist Henry Mintzberg and the Stanford economist Jeffrey Pfeffer, and ironically lamented by "The Economist" in its 2010 yearbook: "The decline of the MBA will cut off the supply of bullshit at source." p. 122.

So what now? For a deeper understanding of these new challenges – unavoidable crises aside – knowledge in communication sciences, cultural sciences, and political sciences are imperative. Medialization in the form of "CEO branding" and the harmonization of "product-, equity- and employer branding" within the national culture are as much part of the challenge faced by today's top decision-makers as interaction with political networks, regulation and deregulation trends, privatization initiatives and public-private partnerships.... [-]


Master in Corporate Finance

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time September 2018 Italy Rome

In these days, the management of financial resources and the relationship with financial markets and investors are critical and fundamental objectives within firms, financial institutions and other organisations. [+]

In these days, the management of financial resources and the relationship with financial markets and investors are critical and fundamental objectives within firms, financial institutions and other organisations.

The financial system dimensions and relevance have increased as well as its complexity: new financial instruments, investors, and operators determine market conditions and access to liquidity.

The strategic role of Corporate Finance has, therefore, become increasingly important due to the dominance of finance on the productive investment. Managers have to pay stronger attention to raising capital, financial planning, risk management and investment activities. Financial education is undergoing critical changes in the global economy since practitioners have to face new demands and challenges and become true business partners at decision-making levels.... [-]


Master in Money and Finance

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time October 2018 Slovenia Ljubljana

The programme gives the student a solid background knowledge of economics and quantitative tools. The growing complexity of financial markets in a globalized world is making such a knowledge a necessity for good analytical skills. [+]

We think of money as one of biggest inventions of mankind. With widespread use of money finance was born. Nowadays all the economies are financial. Their financial systems have grown in their size and complexity. We see a wide array of financial institutions trading in complex financial assets on interdependent financial markets with a single aim of bringing together savers and investors in their desire of making the best use of their wealth. Development of financial systems has thus become a close companion of general economic development. At the top of these financial systems are modern central banks with a difficult task of using money as a steering wheel between the dangers of inflation and recessions. Good understanding of the mechanics of financial systems is of essence. The aim of the MSc in Money and Finance at FELU is to provide such understanding to students whose ambitions are to as skilled as their peers on international job market. Special care is devoted to give the student a solid background knowledge of economics and quantitative tools. The growing complexity of financial markets in a globalized world is making such a knowledge a necessity for good analytical skills. Equipped with it our students will be given the opportunity to master its use in a selection of applied courses that will be offered each year.... [-]


Master In Finance, Accounting And Insurance

University of Warsaw, Faculty of Management
Campus Full time October 2018 Poland Warsaw

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

Studies on "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" are intended 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 broaden the knowledge directional by selecting one of two specializations: "Corporate Finance and Accounting" and "Management of financial institutions." Specialization is chosen during the first semester; Specialization classes start of the second semester. Specialization will be launched in case of reporting on it at least 50 candidates. After passing the exam courses, writing a thesis and passing the examination, students are awarded the Master's degree in Finance, Accounting and Insurance. Broad international cooperation of the Faculty of Management with more than 60 European universities in the framework of the ERASMUS program and with many universities from the USA and Asia, allows students to download the study at foreign universities. Faculty of Management applies the European Credit Transfer System (European Credit Transfer System, ECTS). Studies on "Finance, Accounting and Insurance" to educate a professional profile with full qualifications in finance, accounting and insurance. This knowledge is to be of a general nature, firmly rooted in contemporary theories of the functioning of financial markets, accounting and its international standards. At the same time, they achieved qualification, consisting of acquired learning outcomes are the basis... [-]


Master in Finance

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time October 2018 Portugal Lisbon

Aimed at developing solid knowledge and analytical, problem-solving competencies in the financial area, the Masters in Finance will give bring students into direct contact with the kind of financial institutions where they will be hoping to start their career. [+]

Aimed at developing solid knowledge and analytical, problem-solving competencies in the financial area, the Masters in Finance will give bring students into direct contact with the kind of financial institutions where they will be hoping to start their career.

A wide range of electives makes it possible to focus on a specialized area of study during the program, reflecting each student’s personal strengths and preferences, whilst also providing an initial direction for the global finance career on which they will embark upon graduation.

A host of international tracks, including a double degree option and an exchange program, offers students the chance to expand their professional network and experience total cultural immersion within another academic institution and country.... [-]