• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Finance programme offered by ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon gives you a strong background in the theoretical underpinnings of finance, while offering intensive applied training aimed at developing skills for active interaction in the finance world. 

The MSc in Finance at IBS will enhance your career prospects, give you exposure to a faculty with a worldwide reputation, and provide you with a cutting-edge knowledge of finance in classes that teach you how to apply what you have learned.

Objectives

MSc in Finance aims to prepare students for advanced professional work, in national or international institutions. Therefore the general objectives of the programme are:

  • Be able to show knowledge of relevant theories and models in the field of finance, including its concepts, theories, methods and techniques, and some of their specialized fields;
  • Be able to solve problems in the field of finance, applying the acquired knowledge and skills to identify and solve problems, new or unfamiliar situations that arise in their areas of study, research or professional activity, as well as broad and multidisciplinary contexts related to these;
  • Be able to show critical thinking skills, integrate knowledge, handle complex issues, develop solutions and make judgments in situations of limited or incomplete information;
  • Be able to communicate orally and to write their analysis and conclusions, as well as the knowledge and the reasoning underlying them, both to experts and non-experts in a clear and unambiguous way;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Options
  • Futures, Forwards and Swaps
  • Investments
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Master Project in Finance or Master Dissertation in Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    Schedule 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. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Diploma/Transcript of Records from the bachelor's degree awarded by a university or institution of higher education;
  • ID card/Passport
  • Photo
  • Proficiency in the English language (optional);
  • The results of GMAT or GRE exam (optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fees for 2nd year (dissertation project)

  • EU/EEA 1950€
  • International Students 2800€

Living costs for Lisbon

  • 630 - 1130 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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