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 in one of the following:
- Asset Pricing
- Financial Analysis
- three specialisations: Asset Pricing, Banking, and Financial Analysis
- learning methods: Problem-Based Learning, guest lecturers, presentations, assignments, papers
- 1-year, full-time master's, taught in English
- starts in September and February
- weekly: 8 hrs classes, 12 hrs group work, 20 hrs independent study
- Double Degree available
- you’ll get an MSc in Financial Economics
Master online information events
Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus, you are not able to visit us on the campus in Maastricht at the moment, but you can still get answers to your questions and get an idea of what it is like to study at the School of Business and Economics in a variety of online experiences.
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Study at SBE during COVID-19
We understand that, in these uncertain times, it is difficult to assess what the new academic year will look like. To help you better understand how the School of Business and Economics has been offering education during this pandemic, this page explains our educational model for the academic year 20/21.
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Pre-master for Financial Economics
Interested in studying this master's programme, but do not yet meet the requirements? Consider pursuing our pre-master!
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