Master of Science in Finance

At a Glance

  • U.S. Master of Science degree
  • 12 months full-time or 16/22 months part-time
  • 30 credits (60 ECTS credits)
  • Tuition: tba

  A professional finance degree guided by industry

  • Full-time for graduates and career changers, part-time for working professionals
  • Guided by the MSc in Finance Advisory Committee
  • Finance, data analysis, technology skills and legal studies
  • Optional tracks in Investments and Banking, Financial Management
  • Fintech Management Dual Degree with the MSc in Technology Management and Innovation
  • Class of 2017 comprises 35 students from 20 countries
  • 100% of Class of 2016 employed within three months of graduation
  • Extend your studies free of tuition in the Americas, Asia or Europe
  • Future of Big Data scholarship program by London investment firm.

The MSc in Finance is a professional industry-guided program in the best tradition of CEU. Join full-time or part-time, and build your studies around your career needs.

The curriculum has a strong practical focus with courses, case studies, simulations and site visits. Courses are taught by leading professors and industry professionals. The Finance@CEU series brings you expert speakers working at the cutting edge of finance. The MSc in Finance Advisory Committee is a group of senior executives guiding the program.

MSc in Finance graduates are sought after by global employers seeking international talent. Budapest is among Europe's fastest rising financial services and technology hubs, home to Bank of China, BlackRock, BP, BT, Citi, Diageo, ExxonMobil, GE, KBC, KPMG, McKinsey, Morgan Stanley, MSCI, PwC, TCS and Vodafone, among many others.

 The Fintech Management Dual Degree is a pioneering double degree offering with the MSc in Technology Management and Innovation. Earn two degrees and become a fintech leader, or develop your own fintech startup in our flagship incubator for students and alumni, the CEU InnovationsLab.

Program Head: Dr. Peter Szilagyi, Associate Professor

Program Administrator: Anita Apor

 Learn more from the MSc in Finance presentation


Title Instructor Credit
Accounting (full-time) Laura Ipacs 2.0
Accounting (part-time) Laura Ipacs 2.0
Banking and Financial Institutions Laszló Haas 2.0
Banking IT and Fintech: Bank to the Future Szabolcs Szalay 2.0
Behavioral Finance Laura Ipacs 2.0
Boardroom Global Challenge Tibor Voros 2.0
Business Economics Marc Kaufmann 2.0
Business Intelligence in Tableau Ivett Kovács 1.0
Company Valuation Joy Chan 2.0
Corporate Finance and Risk Management Peter Szilagyi 2.0
Corporate Governance Almos Telegdy 2.0
Corporate Restructuring Joy Chan 2.0
Data Analysis 1a: Foundation of Data management in R (full-time) Gergely Daroczi 2.0
Data Analysis 1a: Foundation of Data management in R (part-time) Gergely Daroczi 2.0
Data Analysis 2: Foundations of Statistics Arieda Muço 2.0
Data Analysis 3: Pattern discovery and regression analysis Gábor Békés 2.0
Data Analysis 4: Prediction Analytics with introduction to Machine Learning Gábor Békés 2.0
Data Analysis 5: Experiments and causal analysis of interventions Gábor Békés 2.0
Data Management and Analysis in Python * 2.0
Data Visualization Krisztina Szűcs 1.0
Entrepreneurial Finance Gabor Baranyai 2.0
Ethical Leaders and Intergity Davide Torsello 2.0
Finance (full-time) Peter Szilagyi 2.0
Finance (part-time for MSc Finance) Peter Szilagyi 2.0
Finance and Strategy Mark Walton 2.0
Financial Trading Design and Technology Ferenc Meszaros 1.0
Fixed Income Analysis Peter Szilagyi 2.0
Investments I & II (full-time) Adam Zawadowski 4.0
Investments I & II (part-time) Tibor Turner 4.0
Personal Finance Joy Chan 1.5
Private Equity and Venture Capital Gabor Baranyai 2.0
Regulatory and Policy Environment Maciej Kisilowski 2.0
Scientific Python Fall 2017/2018 Roberta Sinatra 3.0
Seminar Series on Applied Data Science in Companies Gábor Békés 1.0
Strategic Managerial Accounting Laura Ipacs 1.5