MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE OVERVIEW
When preparing for a career within the financial industry, choosing the right MSc in Finance is one of the most important decisions that young graduates must make. In today’s ultra-competitive job market, you must not only build strong technical skills and have an adequate understanding of financial markets, but also you must prepare to match the best professional behavioral standards. The MSc in Finance immerses students in an intensive program that strengthens their technical and soft skills, helps them fine-tune their career plans, and exposes them to top professional institutions in Monaco and London.
- 2 specializations: Hedge Funds & Private Equity, or Private Banking & Wealth Management
- CFA Affiliated: the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world!
- 16-month program
- 60 US Semester Credits (120 ECTS Credits)
- Start in September
- Internship, Thesis or Applied Project (Professional Immersion)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I have to be good at mathematics in order to apply for an MSc in Finance?
Finance needs an analytical bent of mind. You should love numbers and have a feel for them, but you don’t have to be a maths expert. Sometimes a preparatory course in quantitative maths is required to ensure you’ll have all your chances to succeed.
Is it easy to find an internship?
Through Career Services, MSc students can count on personalized support throughout the career orientation and job search processes: tailored tools to successfully enter the job market and have the chance to meet major employers in Monaco and abroad. It organizes the annual International Business Days, where companies look for suitable profiles.
What kind of jobs can I expect to find upon graduation?
It all depends on your specialization and elective courses. If Hedge Funds and Private Equity make you tick, then investment and consultancy firms are one among many options. When you bend towards Private Banking and International Wealth Management, family offices, international banks, and financial advisory agencies will be interested in you.
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The right future for you
My Internship in Asset Management
Gain the Required Skills and Embrace a Challenging Career in Finance.
‘Dr. Gregory MOSCATO’
Specializations of the Master of Science in Finance
Hedge Funds and Private Equity
ACQUIRE THE SPECIFIC SKILLS IN HEDGE FUNDS AND PRIVATE EQUITY TO SUCCEED IN THE FINANCE INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE Practical orientation with a focus on fundamental analysis and value creation Interactions with leading fund managers: Goldman Sachs, Field Street Capital, Monaco Asset Management, Tyrus Capital, QUANTLAB, Altana Wealth Strong emphasis on real life applications in order for students to sharpen their…Read more
Private Banking and International Wealth Management
ACQUIRE THE SPECIFIC SKILLS IN PRIVATE BANKING & WEALTH MANAGEMENT TO SUCCEED IN THE FINANCE INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE Practical activities include guest seminars, financial conferences, supervised visits and hands-on field projects Renowned lecturers with industry specific backgrounds Real life applications expose students to the challenges and best practices of asset managers and private bankers: Barclays, HSBC,…Read more
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE
PLACEMENT DATA OF THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE
100% of graduates are employed on graduation day
Class of 2020
IUM Alumni are working in International Companies worldwide
Bank J. Safra Sarasin, Barclays, Bloomberg, BNP Paribas, CFM Indosuez Wealth Management, Crédit Suisse, Edmond de Rothschild, Eight Advisory, EY, Family Offices/Multi Family Offices, Field Street Capital Management, GFG Monaco, Indosuez Wealth Management, JP Morgan, Julius Bär, KCG Capital, KPMG, MONACO ASSET MANAGEMENT, Morgan Stanley, PIVOT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, Pleion, Privatam, Rothschild Martin Maurel, Société Générale Private Banking, Tyrus Capital, UBP – Union Bancaire Privée, UBS Wealth & Management.
The broad range of skills they acquired during this intensive and practical Master of Science program enabled them to undertake over the years the following positions:
Accounting department Manager / Accounting / Administrative / Financial Executive / Administrative / Financial Deputy Manager / Administrative / Financial Manager / Business Analysis / Design Engineer / Business Manager CEO / Chairman of the board of Directors / Finance / Management / Audit Consultant / Financial advisor / Funds / Portfolio manager / Insurance representative / Investment Advisor / Managing Director / Private Banker / Project Manager / Real Estate investment manager / Tax and legal advisor / Tax planning officer / Wealth Manager
Banking, Finance, Insurance 75% – Alternative Financial Investments, Investments Banks, Private Banks, Advisory and Consulting services = percentage per sub industry
Consumer Staples/ FMCG 8% (position: CEO/Founder)
Fashion, Watches, Accessories 9% (position: treasurer)
Governmental/Non-Governmental Agencies 8%
IUM MSc in Finance alumni are now working in famous Private Banks, wealth management boutiques and family offices, financial advisory companies, asset management/ investment firms.
Get a unique access to Monaco’s Financial Center
When students choose the IUM Master in Finance, they are pursuing a first-class education that will lead their future career; and they are also choosing a location that puts them right in the heart of finance. IUM is the exclusive provider of training and examinations to Monaco’s official certifications for finance professionals. The strong links built over the past decades with the finance industry give IUM’ students an edge when entering Monaco’s job market.
For the specialization “Corporate Banking and Financial Institutions,” the program unfolds part-time over 24 months: every week, students work two and a half days in a financial institution and take courses at IUM on the remaining days. The curriculum includes the same modules of the full-time program and a specialization dedicated to the Professional Monegasque Certification for financial professionals.
Admissions and Fees of the Master of Science in Finance
We strive to select a diverse student body, one that not only reflects a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and nationalities but a wide range of personal interests and professional ambitions. we seek applicants with high potential from all over the world who wish to share their talent and dreams with their community.
- A 3 or 4-year university degree
- Proof of English proficiency
Upload the required documents
- Letter of motivation
- University degrees and official transcripts
- Passport or ID card photocopy
- ID picture
- Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, Cambridge)
- 80€ application fees
- Letter of recommendation is not mandatory
- Face to face
- Phone interview
- Video call interview
The Admission jury meets once per month.
Prices below are for information only and apply to the academic year 2023-24.
Full program tuition: 25,150€
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