MSc in Financial Management

Organisation:
International Business School
City, country:
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Type:
berufsbegleitend
Certificate:
M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Duration:
12 Monat(e)

Programme

Manage risk like a professional! Raise your knowledge in finance and develop your critical thinking skills to be able to create tailor-made business strategies. MSc in Financial Management (TOP 100 - Global ranking ranked N°79 in Financial Markets, Worldwide! Eduniversal Master Ranking) is suitable for those intending to develop their careers in finance, broadly defined as corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, treasury management, the functioning of financial institutions and markets, and financial decision-making in the public or not-for-profit sectors. For those already working in finance, the programme will enhance their effectiveness by covering the latest developments in the field, encouraging them to question traditional techniques and take an analytical approach to problem-solving.


Students upon graduation should be equipped with
  • global economic and managerial issues as they relate to strategic decision making;
  • core and advanced theories, concepts and practices that are relevant to the field of financial management;
  • the role and limitations of accounting and their influence on financial decision making;
  • the forces shaping the financial services industry, especially the complex link between risk management, shareholder expectations and corporate social responsibility;
  • appropriate techniques to deal with complex issues critical to the success of multinational firms.

Job description and job opportunities

This programme integrates theory with practice to produce graduates who have broad knowledge of finance and can apply it in real-life situations. In addition, the course may lead to job opportunities as line manager at finance units within the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Recent graduates are employed as line managers by the biggest firms of the financial sector such as Morgan-Stanley, Axa Group, BNP Paribas or Deutsche Bank.

Emphasis/Curriculum

  • Principles and Practices of Finance
  • Accounting for Decision-making
  • Financial Reports and Statements
  • Financial Decision-making
  • Academic Skills
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Global Financial Markets
  • Financial Management Elective*
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences**
  • Business Strategy
  • Cross-cultural Management Skills
  • Dissertation
* Financial Management Electives
  • Venture Capital
  • Risk Management
** Prerequisite: Academic Skills

Admission/Entrance requirements

Tuiton fee:

  • Tuition fee per semester in Budapest € 4,700
  • One-off registration fee for non-EU citizens € 900
Admission criteria: relevant first or second class Bachelor's degree.

English skills:

MSc applicants are required to pass IBS' own English Language Placement Test that consists of a 100 minute test and an Orientation Interview.

If the applicant has a certificate of

  • the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with a minimum overall score of 6.5 points (including a minimum of 6.5 in each component of assessment)
  • or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 575 (232 in the computerised version, 90 in the iBT version),
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a score of 176-184 (with a minimum of 175 in each component)
  • International GCSE English as a Second Language with a score of C or higher on extended curriculum
  • London University GCE O level Syllabus B in English Language with a score of C or higher
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a score of 59-65 (with 4 minimum component scores of 59),

the applicant is not required to take the written test, only the interview.

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Organisation

From a school that was founded in 1991 as the first private higher education college in Central Europe, International Business School has grown into a truly modern and dynamic business school. It is an attractive place to learn and teach because of our collaborative culture – a blend of academic rigor, cooperative teamwork, entrepreneurship, diversity and continuous innovation.

The academic experience we offer is providing our students from over 100 countries of the world not only with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, but skills and networking opportunities that bring lifelong competitive advantages.

Our vision is to be a regionally acknowledged, multiply accredited, multi-country provider of higher education services for a highly international and mobile student body, interested in the frontier areas of business and management.

Studying in Vienna

Study right across the Belvedere! IBS is located in the city centre in Vienna. Nearby there are plenty of opportunities for shopping and eating and you can chill out in the splendid park just across the street. The campus is a newly renovated, modern facility that offers well furnished classrooms. Take the 71 tram to Unteres Belvedere or the D tram to Schwarzenbergplatz and there you are!

Vienna has been voted 3rd best city in the world by Condé Nast Traveller and is the largest city in Austria. As a capital, it is a cultural, economic, and political centre and is known to have one of the highest qualities of living worldwide.

Hofburg Imperial Palace is a palace located in Vienna, Austria, that has housed some of the most powerful people in European and Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire. It currently serves as the official residence of the President of Austria. It was the Habsburgs' principal winter residence, as the Schönbrunn Palace was their preferred summer residence.

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