The premier academic qualification for those interested in a international career in finance in Greece and abroad. The MSc in Finance prepares aspiring and seasoned finance professionals for a successful career in the areas of banking, corporate finance, investment management, risk management and treasury management. The MSc in Finance is the only CFA Program Partner in Greece and has been included in the Financial Times’ 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 Special Report on “Financial Training”, along with the most renowned MSc in Finance programs in Europe, North America and Asia.”
Key features of the program
The MSc in Finance Is Designed for:
You may find here more information about the Program's Intended Learning Outcomes.
Current Student Profile
International Recognition: Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and EPAS (European Foundation for Management Development)
The core segment of the program establishes a solid foundation for finance and the capital markets and provides participants with the necessary financial quantitative skills.
The program is tailored to match participants’ professional needs and aspirations through specialization courses in Investments or Corporate Treasury Management.
Elective courses offer the opportunity for further specialization.
The program culminates with the Security Analysis course, which puts into practice the ideas, concepts and techniques taught throughout the program, for the purpose of analyzing and valuating a company.
The program has an optimal combination of academic fervor and relevant professional knowledge:
Scientific rigor: a broad and deep understanding of finance in global context and a firm grasp of the latest financial theories and techniques.
Applied knowledge: emphasis on the practical applications of finance theories in solving actual problems.
CFA Program Partner: Our MSc in Finance has been awarded a CFA Program Partner status by CFA Institute, being the first MSc in Finance Program in South East Europe to obtain such a status. Benefits include 5 student scholarships to our MSc in Finance students to take level I exams of the CFA (full waiver for program enrollment fees and partly for exam registration fees).
The School reserves the right to reexamine the structure of all academic programs and proceed to any necessary changes in the total year schedules.
4th Period: Investments Stream or Corporate Treasury Management Stream
5th Period: 2 of the elective courses OR Individual Consulting Project OR Dissertation.*
* Instead of the two elective courses a student has the right to submit an individual consulting project or a dissertation FI9999 (4 credits).
* 1 credit = 3 ECTS
Dr. Zarkos has teaching and research interests in the areas of Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Capital Budgeting, Real Options, Management Accounting and Strategy. His research focuses on new applications of real options in management decisialba profile link
After completing the program participants should be able to:
You can secure pre-approval of your scholarship, before you apply for admission to the MBA or MSc program of your choice.
Those candidates who bring GMAT score from 700 and above, will be granted a scholarship of 60% of the total tuition fees for all MBA and MSc's (Excluding the Executive MBA, Double Masters for Lawyers and the MSc in ISF Programs). Candidates with high GMAT bellow 700 are also eligible for smaller scholarships.
The ALBA Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development (AHEAD) offers one partial scholarship for any of the Academic Programs at ALBA aimed at prospective students from competitive micro enterprises. (Executive MBA, MSc in ISF and Double Masters for Lawyers candidates are not included). Scholarship is open to entrepreneurs, involved family members and managers from micro businesses with less than 10 employees.
ALBA Graduate Business School offers two partial scholarship for any of the Academic Programs at ALBA (Executive MBA, MSc in ISF and Double Masters for Lawyers candidates are not included) to a member of the next generation of a family business. It aims to encourage growth and succession in Greek family businesses, and support upcoming business leaders so that they can excel in such a demanding role.
Partial scholarship to all members of the winning team of the “Economia” competition for any of the below stated MSc Programs:
To be considered for admission, candidates must:
Candidates must submit:
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To learn more about academic policy, course credit policy, fees policy and rules for student conduct read the Academic Regulations.
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