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Master in Finance

Antwerp Management School

12 months
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15500 EUR/year
15500 EUR/year
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About

Are you a young graduate with a background or strong interest in finance or economics? This program prepares you for a future career in the financial sector by providing you with a business attitude combined with the necessary analytical and practical decision-making and management skills. The program is specialized in global financial markets, investments, risk management and corporate finance.

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Overview

Finance professionals with a strong background in analytical and practical decision making are increasingly demanded by a wide range of multinational corporations and financial institutions such as banks, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies and investment agencies.

Get a dual degree in finance in one year

This program gives you a strong background in analytical and practical decision making, management skills and a business attitude for a function in the financial sector.

You can obtain a dual master’s degree in finance in just 1 year. You study at Antwerp Management School (Belgium) during ten months (September till June). After successful completion of the program, you will receive an official and internationally accredited Master of Science (MSc) degree issued by Antwerp Management School ; ‘Master in Finance '.

Subsequently, you can go to New York in July and obtain a Master of Science in Global Finance at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business by following three courses in Finance.

University Affliation Program of CFA

Since March 27, 2020, our Master in Finance program at Antwerp Management School has been affiliated with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Institute University Affiliation Program (UAP).

The world-renowned CFA Institute is the largest network of financial investment professionals in the world, with more than 175.000 members in 166 countries, ranging from companies to universities and regulators.

CFA Program Exam

Our program embeds a significant proportion of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge required to pass CFA exams, including Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

The affiliation with CFA Institute also enables us to award 5 selected students with scholarships to sit the CFA examinations at a significantly reduced fee. These students will have free access to the career center of CFA. Students of the Master in Finance also have access to the career center of CFA, either paid or for free (see above). You can create a profile, setup email alerts for new opportunities and apply for jobs.

Choose your career & become part of our alumni network

There are so many career choices for you in the field of finance. Making the right choice is the key to a successful career. Our monthly alumni career talks can support you in finding out which job will suit you. Every month, an alumnus/alumna of our program shares some insights into their job. What does a fixed income analyst do? What is it like to be a junior consultant? What is a good mergers and acquisitions career path? Our alumni give you valuable first-hand information about their industry. These talks are really an eye opener.

Knowledge directly applicable in real business

This program focuses on the practical application of concepts in real business and is very interactive: prepare yourself for class discussions, analyzing business cases, making business presentations and reports. You will obtain thorough knowledge of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation.  You will gain expertise in risk management, asset management, portfolio management and global management, directly applicable to your future professional career. This program focuses on the practical application of concepts in real business and is very interactive: prepare yourself for class discussions, analyzing business cases, making business presentations and reports.

Keep up with the industry trends and expand your network

Finance is a well-established yet vibrate industry. It is never boring. There’s always something going on: Fintech, startups, open banking, blockchain… To keep you up to date with the industry trends, we frequently invite experts in various fields to talk about ‘hot’ topics. Moreover, to bridge the gap between theory and practice, financial professional practices workshops are organized quarterly, in which guest lecturers guide students through a specific industry in finance (e.g. private equity, investment bank, real estate finance, and so on), followed by a group assignment. The guest lecturers offer guidance and insights on how to tackle problems in practice.

Learning objectives

After attending this program

  • you have a strong background in analytical and practical decision making;
  • you have a set of skills ranging from corporate finance decisions to portfolio management and derivative pricing;
  • you have a thorough knowledge of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation.

Accreditation

The AACSB and NVAO accreditations awarded to Antwerp Management School clearly demonstrate AMS’ permanent attention to quality education. AMS is also listed in the Financial Times Rankings and the School takes into account the principles of responsible management education as presented by PRME. Our EMBA has justed climbed 10 steps and is now nr°45 worldwide in the Financial Times Ranking. 

Programme Structure

Online Pre-Master Course (Exempt for students who have passed CFA level 1) 

Data science bootcamp

Curriculum

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Research in Finance
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Advanced Investment Analysis
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Elective (Real Estate Finance or Programming in R)
  • Contemporary Issues in Global Finance, incl. International Experience Study Trip
  • Raising Capital and Investing in Global Financial Markets
  • Global Leadership Skills
  • Computer Applications in Finance
  • Master Project

Online Pre-master course

Our Master in Finance program includes a mandatory online pre-master course that you are required to take before you start this program at AMS. The goal of this course is to give you a chance to refresh certain knowledge and to make sure the whole group starts the year at the same level. 

Audience

 

  • You are recently graduated and have little or no work experience
  • You want to prepare yourself for a future career in high-level multinationals, financial institutions and banks?
  • You have a background or a strong interest in finance and economics
  • You want to specialize in global financial markets, investments, risk management and corporate finance.
  • You are a team player who wants to study in a widely diversified international group.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For candidates studying in Belgium:

  • a master's degree from a recognized institution
For candidates studying outside of Belgium:
  • a master's degree from a recognized institution OR
  • a 3 or 4-year bachelor's * degree from a recognized institution

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We work together with Prodigy Finance for different loan options. Prodigy Finance offers international students competitive loans without collateral or a co-signer.

German students can ask a student loan via Deutsche Bildung. Deutsche Bildung has been financing students since 2007. A lump-sum payment, annual, semi-annual or monthly payments guarantee a completely flexible financing plan of almost all programs/ subjects in Germany and abroad.

Partial scholarships are awarded on a case-by-case basis during the application process to outstanding candidates in the form of a partial fee-waiver of varying amounts. These are awarded on a highly competitive basis and awardees will be notified in their admission letter. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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