|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
|Type||Graduate (master), full-time|
|Nominal duration||12 months|
|Awards||MSc (Diploma is issued by The University of Buckingham, United Kingdom)|
|Tuition fee||€4,700.00 per semester|
|Registration fee||€900.00 one-time
There is a one-time non-refundable registration fee of EUR 900 for non-EU citizens. This is paid to the university bank account before arrival to Hungary together with the 1st year tuition fee.
Undergraduate (bachelor) diploma (or higher)
Relevant bachelor degree
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
You can apply with scan copies of your documents, however you will present their originals to the university during enrollment in mid-September and they (scan copies and originals) have to be the same documents.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
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
then the applicant is not required to take the written test, only the interview.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
Please contact us via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) to get a special template for this reference.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
MSc in Financial Management (ranked N°90 in Financial Markets, Worldwide by 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.
Accounting for decision making, financial reports and statements, financial decision-making, advanced financial management, global financial markets, venture capital, risk management, business strategy, cross cultural management skills. The curriculum is indicative and is subject to change.
Modules in each part
- Principles and Practices of Finance
- Accounting for Decision-making
- Academic Skills
- Financial Reports and Statements
- Financial Decision-making
- Academic Skills
- Advanced Financial Management
- Global Financial Markets
- Financial Management Elective (Venture Capital, Risk Management)
- Research Methods for Social Sciences (Prerequisite: Academic Skills)
- Business Strategy
- Cross-cultural Management Skills
KNOWLEDGE & UNDERSTANDING
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.
DISCIPLINARY & PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- To create an opportunity for students to occupy mid-level financial management positions in companies and develop international managerial skills.
- To study, review and put into practice both the “tried and tested” techniques and the latest concepts in the field of financial management.
- To deepen the students’ ability to apply, develop and critically appraise current techniques, theories and practices encountered in the financial environment of local and international firms.
- To develop critical awareness of the global business environment and the relevant financial tools required to make a business or organisation successful in an increasingly competitive world.
- To develop international managers, skilled in interpersonal and cross-cultural communications, and equipped with up-to-date knowledge on financial management.
- To create a global and strategic mindset and to develop sensitivity to learning from other cultures.
- To build an appreciation in students of the need to continuously develop skills and knowledge throughout their careers.
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.