Masters Degree in Finance and Banking in Europe

Top Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017

Finance and Banking

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

An education in finance and banking can lead to a variety of careers in the financing industry. Programs may focus on advertising and marketing, accounting principles, lending standards, credit reporting, business communications and retirement investing.

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Master Program in Finance and Banking in Europe

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Master in Quantitative Finance & Actuarial Sciences

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

The master’s programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme’s goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. The master's programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme's goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. As part of core courses and specific track courses, students learn the basics of quantitative finance, actuarial sciences, the insurance industry, econometric analysis, and modelling. Given the programme’s methodological demands and level of difficulty, adequate prior knowledge of mathematics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics is required. Students demonstrate this by passing exams and fulfilling requirements in the relevant courses or holding a recognized undergraduate degree. Admissions Criteria First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study areas with at least 180 ECTS Graduates of a programme of study for graduate qualification in relevant areas of study Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the above paragraphs from other areas of study and completing additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Mathematics for Business and Economic Sciences (6 ECTS) Duration of study: 2 years (4 semesters) Scope of ECTS: 120 ECTS Study status: full-time Degree: Master in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences (second-cycle) Apart from candidates holding degrees in economics and business studies, the programme is suitable primarily for students with backgrounds in mathematics, physics, as well as machine and electrical engineering. To master statistics, microeconomics, finance,... [-]

Master in Finance

ESSEC Business School
Campus Full time 15  September 2017 France Cergy-Pontoise Singapore + 1 more

The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, and ranked 7th best Master in Finance worldwide by the Financial Times in 2016, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. [+]

A word from the Academic Director “The increasingly globalized and complex economy creates an additional demand for graduates with a well-recognized expertise in all areas of finance. In addition, corporate financial directors, consulting (advisory) firms, investment banks and financial institutions are in need of in-depth technical knowledge in finance.Career-oriented and internationally focused, the ESSEC Master in Finance is a highly selective and intensive program designed to offer high quality training to high potential students who wish to pursue a career in corporate finance, financial markets, asset and portfolio management as well as risk management. The program has a strong international dimension and teaches students to adapt to a multicultural environment, addressing multinational issues and providing exposure to both Europe and Asia. It offers a global approach to finance with a strong emphasis on the underlying skills necessary to operate in today’s financial professions.” Professor Sridhar Arcot, Academic Director of the Master in Finance. Ph.D. in Finance, LSE, Associate Professor, Finance Department. Academic The Master in Finance, recognized by the French Higher Education and Research Ministry as Master Degree, is a graduate program tailored to individual needs and goals. It offers 3 specialized tracks in Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, and Asset Management. The curriculum is flexible and it is full-time during 15 months. The 90 ECTS credits cover courses, an international study trip and an internship or academic dissertation. Students can choose to enroll the program either on the ESSEC France campus (Cergy, Paris area), or the ESSEC Asia-Pacific campus (Singapore).... [-]

International Master in Finance

EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The objective of the International Masters at EADA is to give participants "professional competitive advantage" by focusing on three fundamental areas. [+]

International Master in Finance

Diploma: Students who successfully complete the programme will receive two diplomas:

 

- EADA Diploma: International Master in Finance

- Official University Master. Those students in possession of an official university diploma, or with an equivalent official diploma that allows access to post-graduate studies in the country of your university studies, will be awarded an Official University Master in Business Management by Universitat de VIC, our university partner.

This official university diploma is adapted to the European Higher Education Area in accordance with the Bologna Process, and is worth 60 ECTS credits.... [-]


Dual Master with INSEEC

Geneva Business School (GBS)
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Switzerland Geneva + 1 more

Under an agreement with INSEEC, France, the degree offers an exclusive curriculum that combines the standard GBS and INSEEC MBA modules in a dual program. [+]

Under an agreement with INSEEC, France, the degree offers an exclusive curriculum that combines the standard GBS and INSEEC MBA modules in a dual program.

This special agreement allows students to exchange their GBS credits to study at INSEEC during their MBA studies and vice-versa. GBS and INSEEC students will then have the advantage to study both in Switzerland (for 6 months) and France (for 6 months). Finally, students must write a master’s thesis within a 6-month period, with the objective of gaining two degrees. Facts Duration: 18 months. Language: English. Intakes: February and September. Degree Awarded: This will result in receiving 2 separate diplomas (MBA) from universities in Switzerland and France. Exchange Program: Rotate between Geneva and Barcelona campuses. We offer the opportunity of studying in both campuses during the two years of the master program. Internships: Students have internship opportunities with important companies. Location: Geneva Campus. Applications 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... [-]


Master in Business Studies - Global Banking and Financial Markets

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Belgium Antwerp Brussels Japan Tokyo Spain Barcelona Madrid Switzerland Zurich Lausanne Netherlands Amsterdam + 12 more

The Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Global Banking and Financial Markets is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits .... [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN GLOBAL BANKING Level 500 GSCGB501 Financial Markets and Banking Systems (2) GSCGB502 Investment Banking and Securities Markets (2) GSCGB503 Derivative Products (2) GSCGB504 Financial Risk Management (2) Comprehensive Cases in Global Banking (2) Research Project in Global Banking (2) Level 600 Thesis in Global Banking (8) Capstone Project in Global Banking (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students... [-]

Master in Finance

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Finance from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and Master Degree in Management from Louvain Catholic University (Université Catholique de Louvain), Belgium. [+]

Unique Features Double Diploma Programme. Graduates are awarded Master (MSc) Degree in Finance from Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, and Master Degree in Management from Louvain Catholic University (Université Catholique de Louvain), Belgium. Access Requirements Individuals, holding a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Economics or Finance, as well as those, having an equivalent university degree in the respective fields can enter this Programme. Please note, that applicants should have at least 30 ECTS credits in the fields of Economics, Finance and Management. Competencies Acquired Students who graduate from the Programme will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of classical and modern financial theories, and understand possibilities and limitations of their application in the changing macroeconomic environment; understand and evaluate complex macroeconomic environment and factors, influencing financial decisions in financial and real sectors of economy; analyze global, EU and national economic and business environment, identify its it‘s driving forces and transforming factors; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of financial markets and financial services industry, its operations, regulations, trends and changes under processes of integration and globalization; demonstrate knowledge and skills to apply both classical and innovative financial models, methods and tools; apply integrated knowledge for complex strategic financial decision making, financial and investment policy development based on assessment of alternatives; recognize, collect information on novel finance theories and practices on international and global scale, assess and apply them, based on recent trends in different business contexts; plan and develop independent research and apply quantitative and qualitative research methods to real world financial problems... [-]

Master in Finance (MiF)

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 10  September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

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

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. Masters in Finance (MiF) Program 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... [-]

Master of Finance

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 60  January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. [+]

Master of Finance This programme is specifically designed to provide a solid in-depth knowledge in the theory and practice of decision making needed to face the challenges in the financial world of today. In the rapidly changing business world of today, there is a growing need for finance professionals to meet the high requirements set by firms operating in a demanding environment and understanding its key areas at a global level is critically vital. This Master of Finance programme will equip graduates with the highly marketable skills, and specialised financial knowledge and tools to move from theory to real-world applications needed to take them to the forefront of the financial world. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent but for CGPA below 2.50; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This degree is intended for finance professionals looking to widen their skill base, or students who have made a professional commitment to pursue a career in the finance industry and who have studied finance in an undergraduate degree and are interested in equipping with the most comprehensive array of analytical tools and techniques. This... [-]

Master's Degree In Banking & Finance (Milan) - Path In Italian

Il Sole 24 ORE Business School
Campus Full time 10  October 2017 Italy Milan

The Master Banking & Finance Management aims to provide young graduates with the technical and managerial skills necessary to understand the financial markets and the functioning of the bank and enter professionally in the ongoing process of change in this area. [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. The Master Banking and Finance aims to provide young graduates with the technical and managerial skills necessary to understand the financial markets and the functioning of the bank and enter professionally in the ongoing process of change in this area. The Master is distinguished by the completeness of the training plan, for the prestige of teachers and testimonial and for the wealth of contacts in the financial world and of the advice they have always provided concrete participants opportunities to enter the world of work. STRUCTURE The Master Banking & Finance Management full-time, limited numbers and compulsory attendance of a total duration of 10 months of training: Six months amounted to more than 120 days of classroom 4 months internship at major banks, financial institutions, consulting firms, companies. In support of classroom teaching, distance learning sessions are planned with the use of the Business School of Il Sole 24 ORE e-learning platform, a dedicated web environment through which, in remote mode, you can consult documents, handouts, multimedia courses and interact with peers and teachers even in collaborative learning. PROGRAM The Master addresses the following topics: PREPARATORY COURSES Elements of Macroeconomics Elements of Financial Mathematics Basic Statistics 1st MODULE - BUSINESS BANK: CURRENT SCENARIO AND PROSPECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT BETWEEN SCANNING, MULTICHANNEL CONTROL AND NEW MODELS FINANCIAL MARKETS: INSTITUTIONS, INSTRUMENTS AND REGULATORY The regulation of financial markets and institutions Financial instruments Stock market indices 2nd MODULE - STRUCTURE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE... [-]

Master's Degree In Banking And Finance

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain A Coruña

The University of A Coruña presents the Master's Degree in Banking and Finance with validity throughout the Spanish territory. The program is structured in an academic course of 60 ECTS credits, in which all subjects are quarterly. [+]

Introduction The University of A Coruña presents the Master in Banking and Finance With validity in all the Spanish territory. The program is structured in an academic course of 60 ECTS credits, in which all subjects are quarterly. The general objective of the Master in Banking and Finance is to provide advanced academic training in the financial field that allows students to become future multipurpose professionals with high technical qualification and management skills. It is also intended that they be able to apply their knowledge to the practice with a critical and creative spirit and that, by stimulating the culture of risk and initiative in ideas and reasoning, be able to adapt in the future with flexibility to situations New; An inescapable requirement in today's increasingly complex and changing business environment. Why study the degree The Official Master in Banking and Finance is a comprehensive program that seeks to provide advanced and current financial training designed to meet the demands of a demanding and continuously expanding sector. With this Master it facilitates the labor insertion of the students, by training them and training them so that they become multipurpose professionals with management capacity and high technical qualification. What is learned The Master's program in Banking and Finance has been designed to cover the fundamental subjects in the field of market and business finance, both from a descriptive point of view and analysis and valuation. The level of depth in the study of each of the subjects that make up the... [-]

Master in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. Justification and Purpose This Master Course aims at providing advanced training to graduates wishing to improve their knowledge and skills in the banking, insurance and financial area. Students will deepen their knowledge on the functioning of the monetary, banking, financial and insurance markets and they will become more skillful and able to contribute productively to the financial sector of the economy. The Study Plan starts with basic theoretical training, followed by course units applied to the banking, financial and insurance sectors, in particular: (i) fundaments in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Econometrics; and (ii) specific training in the area of Monetary, Banking, Finance and Insurance Economics. The second year of this Master Course is dedicated to research and the preparation of an original Dissertation or, alternatively, an Internship + Report, always under the guidance of one or two supervisors. More specifically, this master degree course aims at endowing students with skills and abilities that can be summarised in the following expected outcomes: Integrate knowledge on Monetary Economics, Banking and Financial Economics and Insurance. Understand how an equilibrium is generated in the banking and financial sectors, through interest rates. Analyse: (i) the functioning of the monetary and financial markets; (ii) monetary, insurance and financial institutions; and (iii) main methods of financial assets evaluation. Use, in a rigorous manner, the bibliographic and data sources, the relevant indicators, as well as the principal statistics and econometric techniques used in this field of knowledge. Develop the... [-]

Master's Degree In Banking And Finance

Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Spain Las Palmas

Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism. Qualification: Master in Banking and Finance. Type: Master. Branch: Social and Legal Sciences. ECTS Credit Hours: 25. Degree of presence: 40% [+]

Master in Banking and Finance

 

Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism

Qualification: Master in Banking and Finance

Type: Master

Branch: Social Sciences and Law

ECTS Credit Hours: 25

Degree of presence: 40%

Total credits: 90

 

 

Curriculum First course

BASICS OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING Elective BASICS OF FINANCIAL MATHEMATICS Optional BASICS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Elective ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND CONSOLIDATION OF E Compulsory FINANCIAL PLANNING AND EVALUATION OF Compulsory ENTERPRISES EQUITIES Compulsory Fixed income and derivatives markets Compulsory BANKING INSTITUTIONS AND Compulsory BANK MANAGEMENT Compulsory Compulsory SEMINARS PRACTICUM Compulsory THESIS I Compulsory ... [-]

Master in Geoeconomics and Regional Studies

John Naisbitt University
Campus Full time October 2017 Serbia Belgrade

The master studies curriculum at Faculty of Geo-economics has a clearly recognizable, specific aim, which is gaining competences for professional and scientific work in the fields of national and international and regional economies and international institutions. [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. The master studies curriculum at Faculty of Geo-economics has a clearly recognizable, specific aim, which is gaining competences for professional and scientific work in the fields of national and international and regional economies and international institutions. The purpose of this curriculum, as well as its whole concept, focus the programme on macroeconomic aspects of international relations, underlining geopolitical, economic, geographical and social specifics of particular regions as well. Special attention is paid to the fundamentals of general economic knowledge, without which these economic processes could be understood. Faculty of Geo-economics enrolls students at the master curriculum: Geoeconomic and regional studies The aims of the curriculum are: - Educating and enabling students for gaining knowledge and skills for the overall understanding of general economic theories and strategies of economic and social development in the modern world; - Systematic studying of the specific elements of geography, history, culture, civilization of particular world regions and the influence of these factors on differences and similarities in theories and strategies of economic and technological development; - Becoming acquainted with the content and phenomenal forms of interrelatedness and dependence on the global and regional economic and social processes; Banking and finance (this is realized as a join curriculum together with Faculty of Business Studies and Pantheon University from Athens) The aims of the curriculum are educating and enabling students in the field of finance and banking with the aim of: - Gaining knowledge and skills of... [-]

Master in Finance, Investment and Banking

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time September 2017 Moldova Chisinau

Master degree program Business Management and Entrepreneurship lasts two years (four semesters) and has 120 ECTS, it is composed of fundamental course unities for the 1st semester in order to develop knowledge skills. The 2nd semester has course unities oriented on specific policies and strategies for the master degree program. [+]

Master in Finance, Investment and Banking

Courses: First semester: Managerial Economics based on problem solving (workshops). Research Methods for Business. Business and Predictive Analytics. Financial Econometrics, Modelling and Risk Analysis. Diplomacy and Negociation in International Business (Romanian, Russian, English, French)/ Strategic Communication and New Software Skills (Romanian, Russian, English, French). Financial markets, Institutions and Services (current topics). Modern Banking Technology and Financial Innovations (current topics). Second semester: Project Management. Risk and Crisis Management. Fraud Risk Management and Anti-Fraud Services: Strategy for preventing, detection and response. Comparative studies: Economic, Financial and Taxation Policies, Reforms and Trends (workshops). Intellectual Property: Policy, Law and Use. Investment and Sustainable Development: Policy, Law, and Institutions Financial Management and Control. National and International Regulation of Capital Markets. Monetary and Foreign Exchange Policy Strategy. Investment and International Retail Banking. Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management. Third semester: Advanced Corporate Finance and Governance (current topics). Credit Risk: Models, Derivatives, Debt and Contracts. Asset Liability Management(ALM) and Risk Management (RM) for Banks/Insurances/Pension Funds. Financial Assets and Business Valuation. Investment Valuation. Administration of Alternative Investment Funds. Hedge Funds: Risk Assessment and Returns. Selected Problems on Finance, Investment and Banking(workshop). Integrative Internship. Fourth semester: MA Thesis / Reading Research. Concept of the specialist training. Master degree program Business Management and Entrepreneurship lasts two years (four semesters) and has 120 ECTS, it is composed of fundamental course unities for the 1st semester in order to develop knowledge skills. The 2nd semester has course unities oriented on specific policies and strategies for the master... [-]


Master In Banking And Finance (mbf)

CESTE Business School
Campus Part time October 2017 Spain Zaragoza Bolivia Cochabamba La Paz Santa Cruz Oruro + 5 more

The Master in Banking and Finance of CESTE has been designed for young professionals who wish to develop a professional career both in financial sector entities and in the financial area of ​​companies and organizations in general, with the aim that, in a short period of time Time, lead them to assume management responsibilities in them. [+]

Best Master Programs in Finance and Banking in Europe 2017. The Master in Banking and Finance of CESTE has been designed for young professionals who wish to develop a professional career both in financial sector entities and in the financial area of ​​companies and organizations in general, with the aim that, in a short period of time Time, lead them to assume management responsibilities in them. One of the program's most outstanding features is that it gives students the opportunity to prepare for the prestigious EFFA (European Financial Planning Association) EFA ™ (European Financial Advisor) certification. Likewise, the master's degree also places the student in a good position to obtain FRM® (Financial Risk Manager) certification from GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals). CESTE is a training center accredited by both institutions, both EFPA and GARP. Another particularly interesting challenge is that CESTE is participating in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, a unique opportunity for a select group of students who will be able to learn from the experience of leading industry experts and to compete with other students who are being trained in the best Finance programs around the world. Program Description Our accreditations Master in Banking and Finance (MBF) The Master in Banking and Finance is aimed at university graduates and business schools who wish to develop their professional career in this sector. There is also access for over 25 years without university degree and that can accredit experience in the sector. The program is focused on the development... [-]