Master's Degree in "Banking and Finance". School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies. International Hellenic University.


• Thorough and integrated understanding of the principles and applications of the basic functions in the field of banking and finance.
• Specialisation on issues of strategy for numerous aspects of banking and finance.
• Opportunity to gather, analyse, and synthesise banking and finance data, by using econometrics software.
• Understanding of the risk principles for capital markets and the principles for managing a bond portfolio.
• Understanding of the content and structure of business financial transactions.

• Search for, analyse, and synthesise data and information, using the necessary technologies.
• Plan and manage projects.
• Generate new research ideas.
• Promote free, creative, and conductive thought.
• Decision-making.

• Practical application of the knowledge.
• Adjustment to new situations.
• Autonomous work.
• Group work.
• Work within an international environment.
• Respect to diversity and multiculturalism.
• Respect to the natural environment
• Presentation of social, professional, and moral responsibility with regard to gender-related issues.
• Opportunity to criticise and self-criticise.
• Written and oral communication in English.

Further Information

The MSc in Banking and Finance of the International Hellenic University aims to provide postgraduate education in Banking and Finance and it is addressed to students and company or organisation executives interested in acquiring specialised knowledge in this field.
The objectives and learning outcomes of the programme are the following:
• Provision of specialised knowledge on the principles and applications of banking and finance, while acquiring theoretical and technical competences.
• Provision of comprehensive knowledge about the statistical applications in the field of banking and finance, and evaluation of the use thereof when dealing with modern technical analyses.
• Analytical examination of financial issues of various business branches.
• Understanding of international issues on banking and finance, within the context of cultural differences.
• Adjustment of the Postgraduate Programme to a wide range of career options in the field of banking and finance.
• The provision to the graduates of the postgraduate programme of the opportunity to select among a wide range of career options in the field of banking and finance.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who hold a Bachelor Degree (level 6). The selection of graduate students is mainly based on the following criteria: the overall grade of the Bachelor Degree, the grades in undergraduate courses that are relevant with the subjects of the Master’s program, the performance in thesis, where is foreseen at the undergraduate level and any research activity of the candidate. The detailed application of the above mentioned criteria, the definition of additional criteria or the conducting of examinations and interviews, the results of which are taken into account in the selection, are determined by decision of the relevant Department.
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.