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MSc in Finance and Economics

Description

The Master of Science in Finance and Economics is a two-year programme, offering foundational courses at postgraduate level in the first year (M1). During the second year (M2), students have the option to specialise in four different tracks:

  • Banking
  • Investment Management
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Economics

Students who have successfully completed the M1 may also choose to apply for the MSc in Quantitative Economics, which prepares candidates for careers in research or further study at doctoral level.

The MSc in Finance and Economics was developed together with the Luxembourg financial centre. It prepares students for the job market in different finance disciplines in Luxembourg, Europe and overseas.

During their second year, students in all tracks will complete a Master thesis or an internship and placement report, giving them the opportunity to take their first steps in the professional world.

5 reasons to study finance and economics in Luxembourg

  • Gain knowledge, skills and competences to successfully launch your career
  • Programme designed to meet highest international standards
  • Theory and practice: learn from academics and practitioners
  • Internship and networking opportunities in Luxembourg, a major international financial centre
  • Specialised tracks and curricula responding to changes and trends in the world of economics and finance

 

Admissions

Students applying for the two-year MSc in Finance and Economics need to have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (180 ECTS) in economics, finance, business, management, mathematics, social sciences, computer science or physics.

The MSc in Finance and Economics can be studied entirely in English. Students need to be able to demonstrate proficiency at B2 level. Students may choose to take courses taught in French. Additional certificates confirming proficiency will be required in this case.

 

For further details about applying, visit the Applications page.

 

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MSc in Finance and Economics

Programme at a glance:

  • 120 ECTS (30 ECTS per semester)
  • Foundational first year, second year specialisation
  • Taught in English (French optional)
  • €200 per semester