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Choosing the right concentration for Master of Finance programme is a crucial decision that can significantly shape your career path. The available range of finance concentrations allows students to personalize their Master of Finance learning journey. Such a choice aligns personal goals and aspirations with a focused and meaningful learning experience.

Master of Finance Concentrations:

  • Capital Markets 
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Advisory
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainable Finance

By providing focused learning, each finance concentration provides a distinct path towards mastery and high-value expertise in a finance branch. 

As you explore the concentrations available, think about how each aligns with your career aspirations and the expertise you seek to develop. Selecting the appropriate concentration will enhance your learning experience and position you strategically in the financial world. 

Capital Markets

The Master of Finance program introduces a Capital Markets concentration in response to the significant changes in the modern investment banking sector. This concentration challenges students with advanced quantitative products and complex portfolio management exercises, enhancing their skills in analyzing and forecasting market patterns and trends. Students learn to comprehend and devise intricate financial solutions, equipping them to excel in the fast-paced environment of capital markets. The modules provide you with the background needed to perform structuring tasks, asset allocation or other assignments related to capital markets positions. 

Career in Capital Markets

Corporate Finance

This concentration focuses on emphasizing valuation methods, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), investment banking, and financial intermediation. It equips students to manage the interactions between financial markets and corporations. As financial decision-making becomes increasingly crucial in the corporate world, this concentration prepares students for related challenges. The professors make sure that everything tht is taught has a “hands-on approach”.The program emphasizes real-world application through case studies and projects, providing students with the skills necessary for roles in banks, investment boutiques, and corporate finance departments.

Career in Corporate Finance

Financial Advisory

In this concentration, students go beyond the numbers and accounting aspects of financial transactions, such as those in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). They are encouraged to advance further, applying their knowledge in decision-making and financial advisory roles through case studies and projects. These often feature guest speakers from external firms. Additionally, students gain practical experience through an applied advisory project, where they work on a real-world case provided by one of our corporate partners.

Career in Financial Advisory

Risk Management

This concentration focuses on teaching students how to identify, analyze, and manage financial risks. This concentration might cover various risk types, including market, credit, operational, and liquidity risks, using quantitative methods, financial theory, and regulatory frameworks to prepare students for managing risks in financial institutions and corporations.

The Master of Finance was the first programme in Germany accredited by GARP and this specific concentration is supported by the Frankfurt Institute for Risk Management and Regulation (FIRM) which supports our students with a number of generous scholarships.

Career in Risk Management

Sustainable Finance

Through this concentration, students acquire a comprehensive understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of sustainable finance. This includes the economics of sustainability, regulatory frameworks, ethics, and how sustainable finance is implemented within financial institutions. With this broad knowledge, Frankfurt School aims to prepare students for the business world. In this context, it is an advantage that Frankfurt School is represented in the financial centre of Frankfurt and is well networked with the institutions.

All students with a proven interest in sustainability who choose the Sustainable Finance concentration can apply to the CHOM CAPITAL Sustainable Impact Diversity Scholarship, covering up to 25% of the tuition fee.

Career in Sustainable Finance