Master's in Financial Economics

Best 11 Masters Degrees in Financial Economics 2017

Financial Economics

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.

Financial economics focuses on the principles behind financial decisions made by individuals and companies. When taught as an academic subject, studying financial economics can prepare students for a career in financial services as hedge fund managers, stockbrokers or insurance officers.

Masters in Financial Economics

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Master in Finance

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus Full time October 2017 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. [+]

Masters Programs in Financial Economics. 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. Mandatory Courses Corporate Finance Financial Econometrics Investments Electives Accounting for Financial Institutions Applied Corporate Finance Applied Derivatives Asset Management Audit and Supervision Techniques Auditing Bank Regulation Banking Corporate Governance Corporate Taxation Corporate Valuation Credit Risk Derivatives Energy Finance Entrepreneurial Finance & Venture Capital Financial Intermediation Financial Modeling Financial Reporting Financial Statement Analysis Fixed Income Futures and Options Hedge Funds International Financial Management International Taxation Macroeconomics of Financial Markets Management Control Systems Managerial Accounting Mergers, Acquisitions, Restructuring Nova Students Portfolio Private Equity Project Finance Real Estate Finance Risk Management Seminar on Current Economic and Financial Issues Workshop Financial Regulation and Supervision Language of instruction The Masters in Finance is delivered entirely in English, including exams, class work, support materials and Work Projects. By graduation, students pursuing an International Masters... [-]

Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

The Master of Finance (Financial Economics in Energy and Environment) (MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets. [+]

Master of Finance - Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (EEE)

The Master of Finance – Financial Economics in Energy and Environment (FT MoF-EEE) programme is suitable for degree graduates, particularly those with no or little work experience, who would like to specialize in the energy and environment areas of the financial industry. This specialism is built on solid economics and finance foundations and provides students with up-to-date business and financial information on the development of energy and environment markets.

Programme Outcomes

On completion of the FT MoF-EEE programme, graduates will be able to:... [-]


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. [+]

Masters Programs in Financial Economics. 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 seminars and workshops, offering a... [-]

MCom in Financial Economics

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context. [+]

The student should develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the mastering, analysis, interpretation and application of advanced financial principles in the context of the international economy, and be able to reflect on the associated managerial decisions, through quantitative analysis and to assess the effect thereof in the holistic financial context. The qualification will provide qualifying students with the opportunity to further study at New NQF level 10/Old NQF level 8 on a doctoral degree programme in Economics. Admission requirements: A potential student should possess a honours qualification in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics and/or Mathematics on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7. Alternatively any other four-year qualification with honours status on New NQF level 8 / Old NQF level 7 and related Mathematical and/or Statistical and Applied Econometrical experiences which is considered relevant and sufficient by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Preparatory study and an entrance examination may be required by the Department of Economics and Econometrics. Contact details: Prof John Mwamba / 011 559 4371 [-]

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 [+]

Masters Programs in Financial Economics. 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... [-]

Master in Economics

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time September 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. The Master’s Degree in Economics from the Universitat Jaume I provides clue 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. Coordinators: Simone Alfarano and Javier Ordóñez. Department of Economics. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Mode of study: face-to-face learning (October 2017 / June 2018) Language of instruction: English Price: in accordance with official fees to be announced (2016: 46,20 €/credit) [-]

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. [+]

Masters Programs in Financial Economics. 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. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page 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... [-]

Master in Financial Markets

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The purpose of this programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists of economics who have deep knowledge of modern financial market theories and methods, who are able to renew and apply this knowledge in various situations and can to integrate knowledge of various science fields in independent scientific research, conducted in dynamic country and global economic environment. [+]

Why this study programme? The purpose of this programme is to prepare highly qualified specialists of economics who have deep knowledge of modern financial market theories and methods, who are able to renew and apply this knowledge in various situations and can to integrate knowledge of various science fields in independent scientific research, conducted in dynamic country and global economic environment. Entry requirements Bachelor's degree: graduate of university bachelor's studies in any study field can apply to this programme. English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common Framework of Reference for Language approved by the Council of Europe). Distant English language level test is organized for those, who do not possess IELTS or TOEFL certificates. International mobility possibilities Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do internship in another country. Career prospects The acquired qualification enables graduates of Financial Markets to work in financial institutions and not financial corporations in the domestic and international markets. Possible future careers are investments portfolio manager, investments consultant, financial adviser. [-]

M.A. in Financial Economics

Youngstown State University (YSU)
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Youngstown

This program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics and financial markets. The course-work covers micro and macro theory, econometrics, financial [+]

Masters Programs in Financial Economics. The department offers an M.A. in Economics and an M.A. in Financial Economics. Both programs are primarily designed for students who intend to seek employment after the completion of the degree. However, if supplemented by upper level courses in mathematics, the programs can also help prepare students for doctoral programs. M.A. in Financial Economics This program is designed to provide students with a background in applied economics and financial markets. The course-work covers micro and macro theory, econometrics, financial markets, management of financial capital and analysis of valuation of stocks. Graduates of the program will be prepared to work in banking, insurance, and financial advising. For the M.A. in Financial Economics you must complete 30 to 37 semester hours of graduate credit with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Depending on the student's background, it is possible to waive FIN 6901 (Finance for Decision Making), Acct 6901 (Financial Accounting for Decision Making) and ECON 6904 (Quantitative Methods for Economics). Students can choose between writing a thesis and or taking a research seminar. Students who write a thesis must take one elective, students taking the research seminar must take two electives. [-]

Master in Management - Financial Economics

EDHEC Business School
Campus Full time 2 - 4  September 2017 France Lille Nice Paris Singapore United Kingdom London Agde Buona Vista area England + 8 more

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

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. [-]

Sovereign Wealth Fund, Hedge Fund, and Mutual Fund Management Programme

Cambridge Graduate University
Campus September 2017 USA Cambridge

Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. As part of that mission [+]

Sovereign Wealth Fund, Hedge Fund, and Mutual Fund Management Program

Cambridge Graduate University is designed to provide global leaders with the tools, network, global understandings, and existential logic to have 21st Century global impact. As part of that mission, Cambridge Graduate University provides both the world’s only global campus university, and the world’s only Masters and Doctorate degrees in Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) Management, Hedge Fund (HF) Management, and Mutual Fund (MF) Management from the world’s top faculty. Designed to prepare global leaders and managers of sovereign wealth, hedge and mutual funds, this program integrates immersed regional knowledge of the globe with finance, investment, political and economic sophistication, and business management skills, to refine the judgment, skills, and instincts in navigating the complex relationships between the state and private sectors, while making sound investment decisions for the $ trillions in sovereign wealth, hedge and mutual funds of the globe.... [-]