In what ways do national and international financial regulations interact? How do you structure international financial transactions? What makes good financial regulation and how should financial integrity be maintained?
In today’s interconnected world, national and international financial markets have far-reaching effects on organisations and individuals around the globe. That is why the financial sector is becoming increasingly regulated, leading to a growing need for specialists who work at the intersection of law and finance. In the Law and Finance programme, you will be specially trained to excel in this global and multidisciplinary field.
As a student of the advanced master’s in Law and Finance, you will benefit from:
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Are you fascinated by the complex, international and multidisciplinary questions facing the financial sector? Would you be interested in learning how to deal with these questions from the legal, economic and ethical disciplines? Then this could be the programme for you.
To be a good fit for this programme, one of the following should apply:
You can follow this programme for one year on a full-time basis or two years on a part-time basis.
Read more about the entry requirements for Law and Finance.
Do competences like analytical, inquisitive and meticulous best describe you? Do you want to combine your knack for numbers with managerial and research skills? The Accounting and Finance programme offers you the best practice-based academic foundation for a career in accounting and finance.
This programme covers topics like Advanced IFRS, Accounting Process Management, Business Ethics and Financial Risk Management. In addition, you can select no less than two out of ten seminars with subjects ranging from corporate governance to behavioural and energy finance, followed by a thesis. By examining real-life issues, for example through empirical research, you will acquire an ‘all-round’ perspective on financial issues.
The Master specialisation Accounting and Finance offers you both a broad focus and the chance to match our programme to your own interests. So if you are looking for a made-to-measure academic education that’s held in highest regard in the field of finance worldwide, do join us here in Rotterdam.
At the Erasmus School of Economics, you find yourself in a city with one of the largest ports of the world, a diverse multi-ethnic community and an interesting maritime tradition. In Rotterdam, you find lots of companies, both multinationals and more local oriented, all looking for highly qualified and talented people to control their businesses. The need for management accountants, controllers and financials is high. Add our vast and active network to the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will gain from this programme, and you know this is the place to start your career.
Are you committed, ambitious and do you have a profound interest in business and finance? Find out how our students experience this programme at Erasmus School of Economics. See how you match.
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In the Master's programme in Banking and Finance you will focus on international financial markets, the function and behaviour of banks and bankers, the regulatory institutions that govern banks and other financial institutions worldwide, the effectiveness of regulation and the banks' strategic allocation, funding and investment decisions, and the sustainability of financial solutions and concepts.
* Focus on risk management in financial institutions
You'll get a strong foundation in both the theoretical and practical aspects of risk management, and refine your research and analytical skills by working with real-world data obtained from different institutions and financial markets.
* Pay attention to the effects of regulatory institutions
This Master will give you a thorough understanding of the current state of regulation in the international financial markets, and the expertise to tackle complex regulatory issues facing financial institutions and markets.
* Meet experienced practitioners from the field
Experienced practitioners from both regulators and financial institutions share their real-world perspectives on the interplay between practice and theory in guest lectures.
* Tailor the programme to your ambitions and interests
This broad general finance and banking Master's combines a solid foundation in economics, law, finance, and business economics.
* Be part of a small, international community
The high staff-to-student ratio in tutorials encourages close interaction between you, your peers, and your professors and lecturers in this highly international programme.
A Master specialisation in Quantitative Finance comes with excellent career prospects, both in the Netherlands and internationally. Despite the recent turmoil in financial markets, the demand for well-trained quantitative financial economists is still as high as ever and has in several areas even increased. Typically, your future lies with:
"Not only the theoretical side is covered, the practical application is considered as well"
Are you well-trained in statistics, maths and econometrics? Do you have a strong and active interest in finance? Do you want to learn how to use quantitative methods in the context of financial applications? Meet your future fellow students here.
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