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Best 8 Master of Science Programs in Applied Finance 2019

Applied finance is an essential subject for businesses of all types and sizes. By studying applied finance, a student can seek employment in banking, business or trade. Many of the subjects taught can be studied further for international use.

Master of Science Degree in Applied Finance

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combin ... [+]

The Duisenberg honours programme in Financial Markets & Regulation provides students with a broad perspective on how financial markets function. This programme combines the disciplines finance, accounting, law and regulation. The aim of the programme is to give you a firm grounding in these disciplines. This will enable you to make a quick start as an all-around finance professional. Multi-disciplinary trained finance professionals have a good position in the labour market. This honours programme is challenging because of extra disciplines, extra courses, extra challenging assignments and an extra leadership programme.

SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

You must possess at least an accredited Bachelor’s degree (equivalent to a Dutch university Bachelor’s degree), including advanced courses in Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial Markets and Institutions, Business Statistics and Accounting. As this programme is selective above average performance in previous bachelor programme is required.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Singapore Management University

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of internation ... [+]

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

MAF graduates can expect to equip themselves with the “hard” critical analytical and problem-solving skills and the “soft” people and communication skills to advance their careers in the fund management, banking and finance industries.

Programme Length

12 months full-time, 18 months part-time.... [-]

Singapore
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 18 months
Campus
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University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in you ... [+]

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Economics consists of a foundation program (waived for students who have completed equivalent coursework), economics core, a research project in your chosen concentration area, a master’s thesis, and opportunities for internships.

Full-time students complete the program in two years. A flexible format is available to meet the needs of part-time students.

Learning Outcomes Understand modern micro and macroeconomic theories and their applications to contemporary economic problems including decision-making in conditions of risk and uncertainty, and the role of information; open economy macroeconomics and its application to exchange rate movements and financial crises; efficiency wage models, real business cycles; and endogenous growth. Conduct original quantitative empirical analysis of a relevant economic problem specifically, students should be able to express an economic theory in terms of an observable model; formulate a strategy for collecting the data necessary to estimate a well-specified empirical model; determine the appropriate estimation method for the empirical model; utilize statistical software to conduct such estimation; and meaningfully interpret the results. Carry out independent economic research including development of an original research question, a compilation of a professional literature review, the specification of a theoretical and testable empirical model; econometric analysis; and effective communication of the study's principal findings and policy implications. Curriculum ... [-]
USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
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IESEG School of Management Lille - Paris

Join our MSc in Finance: a one year program completely taught in English with a focus on Finance at one of the top business schools in France at our Paris campus. ... [+]

This one year program completely taught in English is designed as a smooth transition to the finance industry through a mix of theory and practice, interaction with professionals and dedicated sessions in our Bloomberg facilities.

Program Objectives

The MSc in Finance is designed for students who want to enhance their understanding of financial analysis in a very practical environment.The program is fully taught in English, making its international application one of its major strengths. Through the observation of professional practices, students are given a unique opportunity to learn the ethical norms of the profession. Theory is put into practice in the financial markets lab where students may also earn professional certifications.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

The MSc Financial Computing programme addresses market demand and will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of computationa ... [+]

Overview

With the rapid advancement of computing technology, there is an increasing demand in the dynamic and challenging environment of financial services, for a variety of technical talent to deliver business solutions on a global scale.

The MSc Financial Computing programme addresses market demand and will train you for advanced technical or managerial roles in new interdisciplinary areas of computational techniques and equip you with financial knowledge to deliver effective business solutions.

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering is equipped with specialist lab facilities for operating systems, networking, mobile computing and multimedia technology that will support your learning and research.... [-]

China Suzhou
September 2019
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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LUT University

In this Master's Programme, you will study the disciplines of strategic finance and business analytics. You will acquire interesting and relevant skills enabling you to w ... [+]

Modern financial management requires more and more knowledge about the tools and techniques of business analytics.

A combination of strategic finance and business analytics is required to meet the needs of forward-going businesses wanting to make fact-based decisions in a competitive business landscape.

In this Master's Programme, you will study the disciplines of strategic finance and business analytics. You will acquire interesting and relevant skills enabling you to work in an international business environment in various management positions.

The content of the programme is based on the theories and concepts of financial economics and corporate finance. You will acquire practical decision-making skills and analytics know-how that will help you to build a sound base for a career in financial management.... [-]

Finland Lappeenranta
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world econom ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Science in Applied Economics (MScAEcon) is a one-year full-time programme that equips students with economics knowledge to analyze the changing world economy.

The programme integrates economic theory with applied economic analysis and will enable students to understand the economy of China and the world. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the flexibility of choosing electives for pursuing a career in applied economics or future research-oriented studies. Graduates will be equipped with analytical skills and techniques for analyzing business and real-world problems from the economic perspective. Our graduates are trained to be competent economic analysts in business corporations, public organizations and financial institutions. Outstanding students are offered scholarships and merit-based awards.... [-]

Hong Kong Kowloon Tong
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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Robert Kennedy College

This course offers you an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s most dynamic growth sectors, with relevance to areas including property, transport, shipping ins ... [+]

3 good reasons to study Financial Services Management at Salford A course that equips you with the necessary theory and skills to work successfully in the rapidly expanding financial services industry Excellent career potential and the opportunity to take a Business Innovation Project, enhancing your practical skills and experience Choose to take a one to three-month Assessed Internship with an employer, supported by Salford Business School Duration

Minimum 12 months, maximum three years.

Course Outline

This course offers you an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s most dynamic growth sectors, with relevance to areas including property, transport, shipping insurance, credit cards, wealth management and home and commercial mortgages.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich Switzerland Online United Kingdom Salford UK Online  + 2 More
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Online & Campus Combined
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