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Master programme Banking and Finance (E)

Contents and focus of the degree programme:

The master's programme in Banking and Finance consolidates the knowledge gained beforehand in social and economic sciences by teaching the theories, methods and instruments of social and economic sciences and especially of banking and finance. Findings in gender research are also taken into account. Students will gain advanced analytical and problem-solving skills which are well-grounded in science and supported by theories and methods. Moreover, the development of social skills is also supported,. The focus of the degree programme is on imparting knowledge of banking and finance, e.g. financial analysis, risk management and management of banks and financial institutions.

Higher education institution:
Universität Innsbruck
Group of fields of study:
Social and Economic Sciences
Degree programme:
Banking and Finance (E)
Type:
Master programme
Academic degree:
Master of Science, MSc
Duration:
4 Semester / 120 ECTS*

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
English
Costs:
Student Union fee: EUR 19,20
tuition fee - ask at your institution Detailed information
Stay abroad:
Not compulsory
Type of higher education institution:
University
Location:
Innsbruck
Curriculum:
published in the:
MBl. 2006/07, Stk. 53 (Nr. 227), i.d.F. MBl. 2008/09, Stk. 113 (Nr. 435), MBl. 2013/14, Stk. 23 (Nr. 392), MBl. 2014/15, Stk. 3 (Nr. 8)

Definition of the field of studies

The degree programme in Banking and Finance deals with the theories, methods and instruments of the social and economic sciences, with a special focus on banking and finance.

Exams

The master's programme in Banking and Finance consists of compulsory and elective modules. Compulsory modules include Research Methods and Models in Banking and Finance, Principles of Financial Economics and Financial Intermediation, Financial Analysis, Banking and Financial Institutions Management, Corporate Finance and Corporate Risk Management, Principles of Empirical Finance, and the defence of the master thesis. From the three elective modules Current Topics in Banking and Finance, Risk Management, and Market (In)Efficiency two must be studied. Students have to choose one elective module from Ethics in Organisations, Gender, Work and Organisation, Econometrics, Game Theory, Business Taxation and Management Strategies, Corporate Communication and Governance, and Auditing. At the end of the degree programme students have to write a master's thesis.

Entrance examinations

no

Supplementary examinations

None