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Executive MSc in International Finance (MIF)
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Curriculum of the Finance and Technology track

The programme consists of:

  • 11 regular core courses (44 EC; 4 EC per course)
  • Up to 2 extracurricular electives
  • Corporate governance: dilemmas in the financial industry (1 EC)
  • International study trip (2 EC)
  • MIF leadership programme
  • Finance research workshops (3 EC)
  • Master thesis (15 EC)

The curriculum* of the Finance and Technology track comprises the following courses:

  • IT in finance
    • Applied Blockchain
    • Data Analytics
    • Machine Learning and AI in Finance
  • New paradigms in the finance industry
    • Fintech: Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies & Smart Contracts
    • Fintech Ventures
    • Behavioural Finance (extracurricular elective)
  • Corporate finance
    • Advanced Corporate Finance & Valuation
    • M&A and Restructuring
    • International Financial Management (extracurricular elective)
    • Financial Analysis and Valuation (extracurricular elective)
  • Asset management
    • Investments & Algorithmic Trading
    • Advanced Asset Management (extracurricular elective)
    • Financial Derivatives (extracurricular elective)
  • Banking and quantitative finance
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Financial Modelling
    • Risk Management
  • Ethics and personal development programme
    • Corporate Governance: Dilemmas in the Financial Industry
    • International study trip: Cape Town, South Africa
    • MIF Leadership Programme
  • Master’s thesis
    • Finance Research workshops (2 sessions)
    • Master’s Thesis

*The curriculum is subject to change.

Looking for more information about the courses?

One of 2 tracks

The Finance and Technology track is one of 2 tracks in our Executive MSc in International Finance. If you are more interested in quantitative finance, banking, corporate finance and asset management, check out our General track.

Contact

Do you have any questions about the Executive MSc in International Finance? Please contact:

M.E. (Madeleine) Wolters

Recruitment Manager