Duration

1 year

Starting Date

September or February

Tuition Fee

EU/EAA: € 2,530 per year
Non-EU/EAA: € 16,600 per year

Location

Maastricht – Tapijn Campus

Overview

Do you follow the latest news on stock markets, derivatives, interest rates, inflation and exchange rates? Are you intrigued by the role of central banks, for example the part the ECB played in saving the financial system? Or would you like to come up with new business models that can be introduced in the financial sector, since the old ones no longer seem to work? If so, the master’s in Financial Economics can be your passport to the world of financial markets. It brings together expertise in finance, general economics and quantitative techniques in a unique, multidisciplinary approach not found elsewhere. Together with industry experts, you will explore the world of financial economics and will specialise one of the 3 specialisations.

Specialisations

Specialisation Asset Pricing:

The specialisation in Asset Pricing is about understanding the factors that affect price formation of financial assets, including what drives returns, risks and correlations. In volatile global markets, one can invest in an enormous variety of financial assets with differing risk properties.

Specialisation Banking:

Banking is about far more than high-street banks and credit cards. It’s also about investment banking, risk management for financial institutions, derivatives and the effects of monetary policy, as well as how these relate to macroeconomic developments. The specialisation in Banking offers you an ideal balance between the broader area of asset pricing and the narrower area of investment.

Specialisation Financial Analysis:

The Financial Analysis specialisation offers a broad approach in finance, economics, quantitative economics and accounting. You will have access to the varied knowledge and expertise of the staff of these four departments at Maastricht University. As a graduate, you’ll be highly sought after in the job market, and the international character of the programme adds even more to your clear competitive advantage.

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