Programme outline

Semester 1,2 & 3: Mandatory courses (four per semester), including for example Advanced Financial Theory, Portfolio Theory, Fixed Income Securities, Financial Derivatives, Econometrics, Empirical Asset Pricing and Financial Institutions Management.

Semester 4: During the last semester of the programme you will write a master’s dissertation.  The dissertation enables you to further advance the skills and knowledge you have developed during the taught courses by applying relevant theories and methods to an empirical problem.

Your future career

The programme provides a solid background for students pursuing a professional career in the financial industry as financial analysts, chief financial officers and portfolio managers. Prospective employers include commercial banks, central banks, investment banking firms and other international financial institutions. The programme also provides a solid background for students pursuing a career in academic research and teaching in the area of financial economics.