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Finance is a subject that analyses and interprets financial markets, economic trends, banking, assets and liabilities, as well as investments. People who work in Finance analyse data and then make long term financial planning, offering recommendations based on their findings. The aim is to help governments, companies, and people make better financial decisions.

A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance teaches you about managing money, banking and financial operations, insurance, real estate companies, and public institutions. During courses, you will also develop your planning, synthesising, and problem-solving skills. You will uncover all the secrets of balance sheets and you'll become familiar with the various types of finance, such as. public finance, corporate finance, or personal finance.

Finance specialists have a knack for working with numbers, constantly forecasting current financial trends and seeing how they’ll lead to profit. A financial specialist always makes sure companies or organisations meets their financial demands.

It’s true that working with numbers is not for everyone. If you enjoy it, however, you’ll make many people, organisations, and governments happy. People love receiving their salaries on time just as much as companies love financial growth. You can be one of the minds that make sure these, and many other transactions and economic related activities actually happen in an organised fashion. As a bonus, you will probably be in charge of your family’s finances and you’ll always have the money for great vacations with the people you love.

Students who graduate with degrees in Finance pursue careers such as: financial analyst, commercial or investment banker, stock, insurance or real estate broker, economist, tax adviser, financial manager, and others.

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Top Ranked Universities in Finance on ShortCoursesPortal

Universities Location Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2017) Finance QS Rankings (2018) Accounting and Finance
New York City, United States 1 10
Philadelphia, United States 2 6
Chicago, United States 3 7
Cambridge, United States 4 1
New York City, United States 5 13
Cambridge, United States 6 2
London, United Kingdom 7 5
Tilburg, Netherlands 8 51
Toronto, Canada 9 28
Sydney, Australia 10 11
Oxford, United Kingdom 11 4
Ann Arbor, United States 12 26
Austin, United States 13 31
Berkeley, United States 14 8
Stanford, United States 15 3
Columbus, United States 16 51
Chapel Hill, United States 17 51
Ithaca, United States 18 25
Bloomington, United States 19 51
Durham, United States 20 36
London, United Kingdom 21 12
Urbana, United States 21 45
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 23 23
Rotterdam, Netherlands 24 51
London, United Kingdom 25 51
Seattle, United States 26 51
Melbourne, Australia 27 14
Los Angeles, United States 28 51
Evanston, United States 29 34
Manchester, United Kingdom 30 19
Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR) 31 49
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 32 17
Singapore, Singapore 33 18
Melbourne, Australia 34 26
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 35 28
Athens, United States 36 -
Saint Louis, United States 37 151
Newton, United States 38 101
Richardson, United States 39 151
College Park, United States 40 101
Minneapolis, United States 41 -
Princeton, United States 42 22
South Bend, United States 43 151
Singapore, Singapore 44 21
Los Angeles, United States 45 16
University Park, United States 46 51
Sydney, Australia 47 20
Taipei, Taiwan 48 51
Coventry, United Kingdom 49 32
Milano, Italy 50 33
Aarhus, Denmark 101 101
Bangor, United Kingdom 101 -
Provo, United States 101 151
Cardiff, United Kingdom 101 51
Madrid, Spain 101 51
Pittsburgh, United States 101 51
Cergy-Pontoise, France 101 51
University Park, United States 101 -
Fairfax, United States 101 -
Washington, D. C., United States 101 151
Atlanta, United States 101 51
Fontainebleau, France 101 42
Ottawa, Canada 101 -
Sydney, Australia 101 51
Palmerston North, New Zealand 101 101
Montréal, Canada 101 51
Taipei, Taiwan 101 101
Paris, France 101 101
Beijing, China 101 30
Beijing, China 101 151
Houston, United States 101 151
New Brunswick, United States 101 -
Seoul, South Korea 101 43
Shanghai, China 101 51
Dallas, United States 101 -
Seoul, South Korea 101 51
Lausanne, Switzerland 101 -
Syracuse, United States 101 -
Washington, D. C., United States 101 151
Tuscaloosa, United States 101 -
Glasgow, United Kingdom 101 51
Reading, United Kingdom 101 151
Beijing, China 101 39
Lille, France 101 -
Buffalo, United States 101 -
Edmonton, Canada 101 51
Birmingham, United Kingdom 101 51
Davis, United States 101 101
Boulder, United States 101 -
Colchester, United Kingdom 101 -
Chicago, United States 101 -
Iowa City, United States 101 -
Lawrence, United States 101 -
Columbia, United States 101 -
Pamplona, Spain 101 50
Nottingham, United Kingdom 101 101
Columbia, United States 101 -
St. Gallen, Switzerland 101 51
Salt Lake City, United States 101 -
Nashville, United States 101 -
Athens, Greece 151 151
Milano, Italy 151 151
Beijing, China 151 -
Prague, Czech Republic 151 -
Montreal West, Canada 151 151
Chicago, United States 151 -
Durham, United Kingdom 151 101
Lille, France 151 -
Taichung, Taiwan 151 -
Shanghai, China 151 51
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 151 -
Berlin, Germany 151 101
Ames, United States 151 -
Baltimore, United States 151 151
Daejeon, South Korea 151 51
Melbourne, Australia 151 151
Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR) 151 -
Loughborough, United Kingdom 151 -
Taoyuan City, Taiwan 151 -
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan 151 -
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom 151 -
Boston, United States 151 -
Norfolk, United States 151 -
Brisbane, Australia 151 101
Melbourne, Australia 151 101
München, Germany 151 101
Lubbock, United States 151 -
Adelaide, Australia 151 51
Auckland, New Zealand 151 37
Helotes, United States 151 -
Perth, Australia 151 51
London, United Kingdom 151 51
Fayetteville, United States 151 -
Bath, United Kingdom 151 151
Bologna, Italy 151 -
Bristol, United Kingdom 151 101
Orlando, United States 151 -
Köln, Germany 151 151
Storrs, United States 151 -
Genève, Switzerland 151 -
Leeds, United Kingdom 151 151
Leicester, United Kingdom 151 -
Norman, United States 151 -
Adelaide, Australia 151 101
Southampton, United Kingdom 151 151
Glasgow, United Kingdom 151 151
Turku, Finland 151 -
Vienna, Austria 151 -
Xiamen, China 151 -
Taoyuan City, Taiwan 151 -
Tempe Junction, United States 51 151
Boston, United States 51 51
CUNY Baruch College New York City, United States 51 -
Copenhagen, Denmark 51 45
Burwood, Australia 51 101
Atlanta, United States 51 101
Tallahassee, United States 51 -
Manhattan, United States 51 -
Atlanta, United States 51 -
East Lansing, United States 51 51
West Lafayette, United States 51 51
Singapore, Singapore 51 51
Zürich, Switzerland 51 51
Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR) 51 51
Amsterdam, Netherlands 51 51
Cambridge, United Kingdom 51 9
Gainesville, United States 51 101
Houston, United States 51 -
Mannheim, Germany 51 51
Montréal, Canada 51 51
Sydney, Australia 51 51
Madison, United States 51 51
Amsterdam, Netherlands 51 151
New Haven, United States 51 14
Toronto, Canada 51 101
Philadelphia, United States 76 -
Jouy-en-Josas, France 76 39
Seoul, South Korea 76 47
Leuven, Belgium 76 51
Lancaster, United Kingdom 76 51
Maastricht, Netherlands 76 101
Shanghai, China 76 151
Stockholm, Sweden 76 51
Philadelphia, United States 76 -
College Station, United States 76 51
Canberra, Australia 76 23
London, United Kingdom 76 38
Edinburgh, United Kingdom 76 48
Brisbane, Australia 76 39
Tucson, United States 76 101
Vancouver, Canada 76 34
Irvine, United States 76 -
Frankfurt am Main, Germany 76 -
Groningen, Netherlands 76 101
München, Germany 76 -
Pittsburgh, United States 76 151
Rochester, United States 76 51
Charlottesville, United States 76 151
Waterloo, Canada 76 101
Zürich (Kreis 1), Switzerland 76 101
Tokyo, Japan - 44
Helsinki, Finland - 101
Auckland, New Zealand - 101
Bangkok, Thailand - 101
Tokyo, Japan - 101
Lund, Sweden - 101
Moscow, Russia - 101
Oxford, United Kingdom - 101
Kingston, Canada - 101
Monterrey, Mexico - 101
Exeter, United Kingdom - 101
Hamilton, New Zealand - 101
Lisbon, Portugal - 101
Paris, France - 101
Frankfurt am Main, Germany - 101
Barcelona, Spain - 101
Christchurch, New Zealand - 101
Lausanne, Switzerland - 101
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 101
Minneapolis, United States - 101
Dunedin, New Zealand - 101
St Andrews, United Kingdom - 101
Tokyo, Japan - 101
Vienna, Austria - 101
Hangzhou, China - 101
Washington, D. C., United States - 151
Birmingham, United Kingdom - 151
Alcobendas, Spain - 151
Bentley, Australia - 151
Seoul, South Korea - 151
Tokyo, Japan - 151
Seoul, South Korea - 151
Nanjing, China - 151
Tainan, Taiwan - 151
Hsinchu, Taiwan - 151
Osaka-shi, Japan - 151
Barcelona, Spain - 151
Stockholm, Sweden - 151
New York City, United States - 151
Madrid, Spain - 151
Kampung Baru Subang, Malaysia - 151
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 151
Kuala Kedah, Malaysia - 151
Dublin, Ireland - 151
Aberdeen, United Kingdom - 151
Jakarta, Indonesia - 151
Padua, Italy - 151
Pretoria, South Africa - 151
Wollongong, Australia - 151
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 151
Vallendar, Germany - 151
Bologna, Italy - 51
San Diego, United States - 51
Santiago, Chile - 51
São Paulo, Brazil - 51
London, Canada - 51
Wellington, New Zealand - 51
Seoul, South Korea - 51