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Banking and Finance

University of Innsbruck

M.Sc.
24 months
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The Master's Programme Banking and Finance at the University of Innsbruck is intended to provide students with the abilities to fulfill demanding tasks, particularly in companies in the finance sector.

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Overview

The content of the Banking and Finance master's programme at the University of Innsbruck focuses on both necessary theoretical fundamentals and on the conditions for the implementation and applicability of scientific knowledge. The degree program is held in English.

Students of the master's program acquire the following skills:

  • Solid knowledge of quantitative methods for financial issues
  • The ability to treat scientific issues independently
  • The ability to apply scientific knowledge to practical problems
  • Reflective consideration and application of acquired abilities

The master's programme also provides the basis to pursue an academic path through continuation to a doctoral program.

Graduates possess highly specialized knowledge in the areas of finance markets, financial institutions and investment and finance decisions in companies. They are able to apply their competences in these core areas and at the intersections to other areas of economics and business administration by formulating and substantiating arguments scientifically and by solving problems innovatively.

Career opportunities

The Master's Programme in Banking and Finance qualifies graduates for positions in companies in the finance sector, e.g. banks, financial services companies and insurance companies. The specific competences of graduates are also essential for finance departments of large companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Financial Economics and Financial Intermediation 
  • Financial Reporting
  • Derivatives
  • Methods of Empirical Finance
  • Principles of Mathematical Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset Allocation and Wealth Management
  • Market Efficiency
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Applied Empirical Finance
  • Ethical and Methodological Aspects in Banking and Finance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant bachelor's degrees at the University of Innsbruck - Bachelor's Programme Management and Economics
  • Admission to the master's degree programme may also be possible if a student has completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant related field
  • Apply online for your intended study programme
  • In order to be admitted to a study programme you have to register in person at the Admission Department and bring along the official “Letter of Acceptance” (Mitteilung) of the Universität Innsbruck, your photo ID and everything asked for in the “Letter of Acceptance”
  • At the moment for Non-EEA-citizens it is not possible to apply online

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

All students must pay the Austrian Students’ Union fee.

Funding

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