Careers in finance are amongst the best paid. All businesses, consumers and the global economy rely on financial strategies and principles. All companies have their finance departments – whether start-ups, SMEs, or multinationals and regardless of the sector.
Our MSc Finance programme will forge you into a professional who has high level theoretical, methodological and practical competencies in finance, competitive in the labour market.
Our experienced professors and guest lecturers will deliver you classes ranging from quantitative finance, banking, risk management, corporate finance, and corporate valuation.
Further your professional acumen via access to the Corvinus Financial Laboratory (Finlab), equipped with Bloomberg and Reuters terminals.
After graduating from the programme, you will have all assets necessary to become a full-fledged analyst of the financial processes of the economy. You will cultivate deep expertise in financial business and methodology and also obtain managerial skills, giving you future access to various fields of domestic and international economic and business life.
All self-funded Corvinus MSc Finance students will also have the unique opportunity to join the CEMS Master in Management. This allows you to gain an additional degree in Management at the same cost and in the same timeframe, spending a term at one of the 30+ CEMS international institutes!
Our programme is recognised by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). 70% percent of the CFA curriculum will be covered, fast-tracking and elevating your financial and investment career capabilities on an international level.
For admission onto the MSc Finance programme, you will typically hold an accounting, finance or business degree or a degree in economics. We accept applicants from other academic backgrounds who meet the compulsory credit requirements stated below.
Duration: 4 semesters (2 years)
Teaching hours: 10-16 hours/week
Start date: 12 September 2022
Tuition fees (EEA): 900 000 HUF (≈ € 2 500*) per semester
Total tuition fees (EEA): 3 600 000 HUF (≈ € 10 000*)
Tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 3 600 per semester
Total tuition fees (Non-EEA): € 14 400
*Fees conversion amount may vary due to exchange rates.
* The above is not an exhaustive list. Corvinus University of Budapest reserves the right to change modules.
There are two remarkable scholarship opportunities available to Non-EU international students:
Both scholarships entitle you to:
Eligibility requirements apply, so please click on “Scholarship opportunities” for more information.Scholarship opportunities
If you do not meet the requirements, you can apply for our preparatory programme.
Note: there are three ways to apply to Corvinus as an international student:
In Hungary, there are legal pre-requisite credit requirements to study graduate programmes.
Please make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this programme before applying.
You will need a minimum of 30 ETCS constituted from any of the following areas:
Finance (including financial and capital markets, banking, financial policy, taxation, business finance, business valuation).
Tip: to quickly calculate your credits in ECTS, divide learning hours by 30!
Learning hours should be formally described, but can be constituted of classroom hours, private study and assessment.
Our Master of Finance is designed for those who want to acquire a thorough and systematic methodological and practical knowledge in finance. We do not promise an easy-to-complete programme, but we do promise that our graduates can start or continue their careers in any field of finance, in any institution, bank or company, at home or abroad. We can also promise that our students will be prepared and equipped with a competitive theoretical and practical knowledge to successfully start their financial careers.
Dr. György Walter
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