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Discover our Master in Finance

Become a finance professional in one year

Become an expert in the financial field by achieving two master's degrees in only twelve months time! Get to know this program, download the brochure.

  • Discover how this program prepares you for a job in high-level multinationals, financial institutions & banks. 
  • Read all about the unique opportunity to obtain 2 master’s degrees in one academic year: the Master in Finance at AMS and the Master of Science in Global Finance at Fordham Graduate School of Business.
  • This master has a top rank:
    -N°37 worldwide and N°1 In Belgium: QS Best Business Masters in Finance Rankings 2022
    -N°37 in Financial Markets, Worldwide: Eduniversal Master Ranking 2021 
  • This program is affiliated with the world-renowned CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute) University Affiliation Program.

Do you need more information?

What's the program about? Meet the academic director, Hairui Zhang

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Meet our students from all over the world

 

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Why follow this program?

Our recently graduated alumni Ming, Harsh, Letizia and Max tell you why to follow this program

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Max enjoys the Master in Finance because the program prepares you for real life & gives you an overview of all the divisions in finance. He likes the interaction in small groups with professors and fellow students.

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Harsh chose the Master in Finance at AMS because of its high ranking worldwide and because the program covers all areas of finance. He likes the informal relationship he has with his professors & the diversity of nationalities in his class.

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Ming loved the chance to visit companies and learnt very practical skills in the finance area.

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Top Ranked

Our Master in Finance is an internationally top ranked program:

  • Eduniversal Master Ranking 2021: N°37 in Financial Markets, worldwide.
  • QS Ranking 2022: N°37 Best Business Masters in Finance worldwide and N° 1 in Belgium
  • Affiliated with the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst Institute) University Affiliation Program

Knowledge Directly Applicable

This program focuses on the practical application of concepts in real business and is very interactive: prepare yourself for class discussions, analyzing business cases, making business presentations and reports.

You will obtain thorough knowledge of the theory and concepts of all major areas of financial management and their strategic implementation. You will gain expertise in risk management, asset management, portfolio management and global management, directly applicable to your future professional career.

Get a dual degree in 1 year

You can obtain a dual master’s degree in finance in just 1 year. You study at Antwerp Management School (Belgium) during ten months (September till June). After successful completion of the program, you will receive an official and internationally accredited Master of Science (MSc) degree issued by Antwerp Management School ; ‘Master in Finance'.

Subsequently, you can go to New York in July and obtain a Master of Science in Global Finance at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business by following three courses in Finance.

Data Science Bootcamp

The finance industry is getting more and more data driven. Especially for investment analysis and risk management, your job as a financial analyst can hardly be done without proper data science skills.

To make sure you can quickly adapt to problem solving with proper tools, we offer a data science boot camp, topics include Basics of programming in R, Basics of RMarkdown, Financial applications with selected topics from the pre-master course.

The bootcamp is partly self-paced, partly scheduled with online interactive sessions.

Study with people from all over the world.

Nationalities of previous students:

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Choose your career & expand your network

There are so many career choices for you in the field of finance. Making the right choice is the key to a successful career. Our monthly alumni career talks can support you in finding out which job will suit you.

Every month, an alumnus/alumna of our program shares some insights into their job. What does a fixed income analyst do? What is it like to be a junior consultant? What is a good mergers and acquisitions career path?

Our alumni give you valuable first-hand information about their industry. These talks are really an eye opener.

Our alumni come from, amongst others, Argenta, Axa, CBRE Global Investors, Delen Private Bank, Janssen R&D, J.P. Morgan, KBC, PwC Middle East, Rabobank, STX Group, …

During your year at AMS, the following activities will be organized by our career center:

  • Build your personal brand (CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn, Cover Letter, Personal Branding…)
  • Job interview trainings
  • Networking events
  • Two AMS job fairs
  • Company presentations and case workshops
  • Speed dating with companies
  • Alumni evenings 

 

The FT ranking positions our full-time master's programs in the TOP 20 worldwide for international mobility.

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AMS job platform

As an AMS student you will have access to the AMS job platform. In this online Career Center, both Belgian and international companies post exclusive AMS job opportunities and have access to your CV. We also offer you an overview of the companies for which our alumni are now working.

AMS alumni are hired by start-ups, small businesses & multinationals. AMS alumni are happy to mentor you in your search for the perfect starting position.

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Some examples of the careers of our graduates

0-2 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Econopolis Senior Fund Management & Fixed Income Analyst
Nestlé Finance Trainee
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. Functional Finance and Risk Consultant
BNP Paribas Fortis Implementation Project Manager
HDFC Bank Product Manager
KBC Bank & Verzekering Market Risk Advisor
Victor Taks & Accountancy Co-Founder / Founder & Managing Partner

2-10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

VOKA Advisor
McKinsey & Company Senior Research Analyst & Client Development Hub Manager
STX Group Sales & Trading Environmental Commodities
GIS International Financial Controller & Business Developer LATAM
Candriam Head of Performance Measurement
Transagro Bouton Finance Responsible
Degroof Petercam Cross Asset Solutions - Derivatives
UOB Indonesia AVP Corporate Credit Analyst
LakeSprings CFO
Johnson & Johnson Senior Financial Analyst R&D
Johnson & Johnson Financial Manager

 

10+ YEAR EXPERIENCE

NHV Group Group Business Controller
Government Bolivia Vice Minister of Strategic Planning
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Credit Risk Manager

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Come & meet us or get in touch with us!

Meet us at a fair,  book an appointment with Michael, our recruitment officer, for a personal (Skype-)conversation or register for an online info session or an info session on campus.

Any questions? I am happy to help. 

Michael Sewell
michael.sewell@ams.ac.be

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