Curriculum

The part-time Master in Finance program is designed for young professionals who wish to continue with their careers while pursuing a master's degree. The program has been developed in such a way that it minimizes the time away from work and can be completed in 22 months only.

Structure

The Master in Finance curriculum is comprised of three parts: general courses, specialization courses as well as a master thesis. Students enrolling in the Master in Finance program have the option to gain enhanced knowledge in Financial Technology Management or Risk Management & Regulation, respectively.

Students will be able to specialize and choose specific courses during the specialization phase as well as select a master thesis topic in the field of Financial Technology Management or Risk Management & Regulation. The program's risk management and regulation specialization is supported by the Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM) e.g. via scholarships.

Degree

Graduates earn a Master of Arts in Finance degree (90 ECTS CP) from the AACSB-accredited Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, whereas the specialization in Risk Management will be explicitly recorded in the final transcript.

The Master in Finance program at Goethe Business School provides multiple learning opportunities to broaden horizons for the fascinating world of finance.

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Overview

Learning Goals

Learning Goal 1: Strategic Decision-Making

Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex field of finance and risk management, respectively, and acquire relevant advanced analytical and quantitative skills. They will be able to make strategic decisions reflecting financial theory applied to real-word practice and in a global perspective.

Learning Goal 2: Ethical Awareness

Students will become familiar with ethical frameworks and will be aware of relevant ethical dilemmas. They will be able to make decisions reflecting an understanding of the ethical implications on society and the environment.

Learning Goal 3: Communications Skills

Students will be able to effectively communicate with different partners on different levels and negotiate in a professional environment. They will know how to prepare and present logically constructed business matters.

Learning Goal 4: Leadership skills

Students will be able to act as collaborative team leaders. They will be able to guide and work in teams effectively and form sustainable organizational structures.