This master program prepares young graduates with a background in finance or economics for a future in the financial sector by providing them a business attitude combined with the necessary analytical and practical decision making and management skills. Obtain your degree "Master of Finance" in June and get a second degree “Master of Science in Global Finance” at Fordham Graduate School of Business, New York during the summer.
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.
WHY FOLLOW THIS PROGRAM AT ANTWERP MANAGEMENT SCHOOL?
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 Degree in Finance in only 1 year. You will study at Antwerp Management School (Belgium) for 10 months from September until June. After successful completion, you will obtain the degree “Master of Finance“ from Antwerp Management School. You can then go to New York during the summer (July-August) to take three finance courses at Fordham Graduate School of Business in the centre of Manhattan. After successful completion you will obtain the degree “Master of science in Global Finance” from Fordham Graduate School of Business.
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WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
Content level: Deepening Expertise
AFTER ATTENDING THIS PROGRAM
You will have a strong background in analytical and practical decision making. You will have a set of skills ranging from corporate finance decisions to portfolio management and derivative pricing . You will have a thorough knowledge of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation.
WHAT'S THIS PROGRAM ABOUT?
The Master of Finance is taught in an interactive way. Students are expected to actively participate in class discussions, analyse business cases, prepare business presentations, report by means of group papers and engage in computer-assisted exercises. In all courses the focus will be on the practical application of concepts in real business life. The program comprizes three 10-week modules with courses focusing on the practical application of concepts in real business life. Moreover, the program also puts the emphasis on business skills and on the development of management skills.
Antwerp Management School (10-month program) – Master of Finance
September - December
- Computer Applications in Finance - Case Seminar in Corporate Finance - Empirical Research in Finance - Global Financial Markets I
January - March
- Global Financial Markets II - Advanced Investment Analysis - Advanced Financial Risk Management - Raising Capital and Investing in Global Financial Markets
April - June
- Real Estate Finance - Contemporary Issues in Global Finance - Master Project
DUAL DEGREE (OPTIONAL) Fordham Graduate School of Business - Master of Science in Global Finance
Students applying for the Master of Science in Global Finance at Fordham Graduate School of Business (New York, USA) will have to follow four extra sessions at Antwerp Management School:
- A module dealing with FOREX in GFM I - A simulation game included in GFM II - A module discussing issue procedures of financial instruments in RCEM - A module concerning the organization of asset management in CIF
July – August
After a successful graduation in Antwerp, the students will take on three courses in New York City over the summer:
- Global Equity Portfolio Management - Global Corporate Governance - Global Risk Management
Career level: Recent graduate
THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR
Recent university graduates, who have a strong interest and basic background in finance/economics and who want to build a career in finance.
LEADERSHIP AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT TRACK
Our Leadership and Career Development Track helps you launch your career. Throughout the complete year a Career Development Manager will guide you. Additionally you will have access to our documentation center and a database of companies and organizations.
Requirements - Candidates applying for the Master of Finance should hold a degree that represents 4 years of full-time study at university level, resulting in a master’s degree or an equivalent bachelor’s degree (a full time, 4-year curriculum, excluding orientation or preparatory years). It is possible to apply before you have completed your studies. In this case, the selection procedure will take place under the assumption that you graduate from your present studies before starting the program. Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required.
Application process - All students applying for the Master of Finance will need to go through the following steps:
1. Fill in the application form on top of this page and upload the following documents: - Resume/CV - Motivation essay; detailed instructions on how to write this essay can be found here - Academic Transcripts - TOEFL/IELTS scores (exceptions: native English speakers and/or an English undergraduate degree)
2. Once your application file is complete (see step1), you will be invited for on online numerical and verbal assessment.
3. Skype or face-to-face interview on our campus to obtain insight of your motivation, perseverance, personality, leadership skills, as well as your knowledge of English.
After completing the application procedure, you can expect an answer from us within 1-2 weeks.
Application deadline - As we only accept a limited number of students, we strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Moreover, applying early will give non-EU students sufficient time to arrange for visas. The deadline to apply for EU citizens is August 31, 2015 and for non-EU citizens June 30, 2015.
Cas de Bruijn – Alumnus Master of Finance 2013-2014 – The Netherlands - I look back at this year as one where I had to work hard, with the resulting sense of great achievement. By being taught by professors with a large amount of experience in the finance industry, the Master of Finance gave me the necessary knowledge and skills required to start acareer in Finance.
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Recipient: Antwerp Management School
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