ADVANCED MASTER
IN FINANCIAL MARKETS | MODULAR OPTION

Register to courses of the Advanced Master in Financial Markets to cater for your specific training objectives.

Strengthen your understanding and knowledge in financial markets!

20 courses to choose from

You can design your own module by selecting as many courses as you wish among the 20 courses offered in the curriculum of the Advanced Master in Financial Markets.

You will follow the courses together with the participants of this Advanced Master and benefit from the same teaching support.  They may take exams at the end of the course like the Advanced Master participants.

At your own path

  • The courses give you a much deeper and more practical understanding of financial markets than the ones offered by classical academic programmes and many external training programmes.
  • Classes are taught after business hours (6 to 9 pm on weekdays or Saturdays) making it possible to combine them with a full-time professional activity.
  • Companies may register different staff to different courses if they wish as part of a single Module.
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Brussels

Solbosch Campus (ULB)

 
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Evening or Saturday

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English

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€ 2.000

For 1 Course. Degressive if more. See details below.

Modular programme in Financial Markets 21-22

Starting date: September 16, 2021.
Format: Evening (6-9 pm) or Saturday classes.
Length: For each 24-hour course: 8 classes of 3 hours over a period of 6 weeks (plus exam in the following two weeks).

Application deadlines

  • Courses in Term 1: 6 September 2021
  • Courses in Term 2: mid-October 2021
  • Courses in Term 3: mid-January 2022
  • Courses in Term 4: late March 2022

Tuition Fees

  • Module of 1 course: €2,000
  • Module of 2 courses: €3,750
  • Module of 3 courses: €5,250
  • Module of 4 courses: €6,500
  • Module of 5 or more courses: €1,000 per complementary course

 

46

Nationalities in the class

63

%

International Students

80

%

Of our students find a job even before graduation

Your Benefits

Take your career #tothenextlevel

The programme is designed for young or mid-career professionals who want to combine a full-time professional activity with a short-term, in-depth and practical training in specific areas as a means of bolstering their career and exploiting their full potential.

 

Certificate: Upon completion of the module, participants will be awarded by the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management - Université libre de Bruxelles a certificate of successful participation to the relevant courses and exams.

Career opportunities

Our graduates have been recruited by a range of firms in Belgium and abroad, including:

  • Banks and investment banks;
  • Asset managers and private equity funds;
  • Insurance companies;
  • Consulting or advisory firms;
  • Regulatory Agencies;
  • Industrial Companies;
  • Fintech, Trade Associations, Universities, etc.

The Participants

Financial Markets courses are available for young professionals in the first phase of their career in the financial sector or mid-career seeking to strengthen their expertise in some specific areas or keen to direct their career towards the financial sector. You should be proficient in English.

 

Different courses can cater to the needs of different professional profiles, such as valuation experts and risk managers to lawyers or public affairs officers.

 

  • Candidates may apply on their own initiative or be sponsored by their employer.
  • Special arrangements are available for companies that would like to register several young professionals to different courses. 

Sotiris Marinis

Analyst, Goldman Sachs

The reputation of Solvay Brussels School, the rigorousness of the courses, the knowledge acquired from both the staff and the academic faculty made it possible for me to rise to the occasion and successfully tackle new challenges in my professional life.

Sotiris Marinis

Analyst, Goldman Sachs

The reputation of Solvay Brussels School, the rigorousness of the courses, the knowledge acquired from both the staff and the academic faculty made it possible for me to rise to the occasion and successfully tackle new challenges in my professional life.

Curriculum

The curriculum of the Advanced Master covers the full range of financial activities, from banking and investment banking to asset and wealth management, private equity and hedge funds, and approach these activities from different angles: financial techniques, regulatory, risk management.

Some of the more technical courses anticipate a sufficient background in corporate finance, which, for those who do not yet have it, can be obtained with the course of Corporate Finance and Valuation at the beginning of the programme. This is reviewed with you in the context of your registration to ensure that you can draw maximum benefit from the courses.

All courses are 24 hours (8 classes of 3 hours), except those with * which are 12 hours (4 classes of 3 hours).  The two parts of the Alternative Investments course (Hedge Funds and Private Equity) are 18 hours each (6 classes of 3 hours).

Unique lecturers

Bernard NICOLAY

Senior Advisor | Professor | Angel Investor

Robert Pierce

Board of Euroclear Bank, Chairman

Tommy De Temmerman

Member of Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead McGuinness at European Commission

Courses are given by an unparalleled cast of senior practitioners and regulators and of highly respected academics, including:

 

CEOs, CFOs, Chief Risk Officers, Head of Private Banking, Director at the European Commission, and other senior executives from banks, asset managers, hedge funds, private equity, infrastructures and regulators.

  • Professors design their courses specifically for the Advanced Master and update them each year to closely track key recent market developments.
  • The small size of classes allows for personalised interaction with these professors.

You can choose the training that suits your career development needs among very practical courses delivered by senior practitioners who know what is expected from young professionals to succeed in today’s financial markets.

Bernard Nicolay

Academic Director

Admission procedure

  • Complete and submit the online pre-enrolment form together with your CV.
  • Receive feedback on your eligibility.
  • Have a personal interview with the Academic Director.
  • Receive feedback on your admission.

Application deadlines

For courses in Term 1: 6 September, 2021
For courses in Term 2: mid-October 2021
For courses in Term 3: mid-January 2022
For courses in Term 4: late March 2022

 

Any questions?

ADMISSIONS MANAGER

Anna Vitiello