Master's Program in Finance

Aalto University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
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About this program

Master's Program in Finance

The Master's Program in Finance at Aalto University in Finland aims to provide a dynamic, demanding, supportive learning-centered environment which:

  • helps all students develop a solid scientific approach to financial problems—at the same time, preparing some of the students for the world’s best Finance PhD Programs
  • prepares students for jobs in the world’s most selective companies in the fields of international banking, management consultancy, and related areas
  • encourages the development of the broader communication, teamwork, ethical, quantitative, and intercultural skills that students need both in future general management positions and as active citizens discussing the issues of the day

Students enrolled in the Master's Program in Finance have further opportunity to tailor their finance degree by specializing in one of two areas of concentration: (1) financial markets, or (2) corporate finance.

Focus areas of the Finance Masters

The financial markets focus of the Master's Program in Finance illuminates issues such as the behavior and determinants of security prices, their implications on portfolio management, behavioral finance and investor psychology, venture capital, risk management, as well as pricing options, futures, and other derivatives.

In the corporate finance area of the Master's Program in Finance, students focus on such questions as analyzing and choosing investment projects, mergers and acquisitions, agency theory, investment banking and obtaining funds from the primary markets, project and trade finance, and capital structure and dividend decisions.

Upon completion of the Master's Program in Finance, graduates are well-prepared to launch successful careers in the financial industry, for instance, with brokerage firms, investment and commercial banks, mutual fund companies, and insurance companies.

Admission requirements

Applicants to the Master's Degree in Finance must be proficient in English and possess an appropriate Bachelor´s degree or an equivalent qualification. For more information, please visit the university website.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the university website. 


For non-EU/EEA citizens: €15000/year


Upon completion of the Master's Degree in Finance Program, students are awarded with a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from Aalto University.

About this institute

Aalto University

With a unique combination of technology, arts and business programmes, of which more than 100 are offered in English, Aalto University is an excellent study choice for international students. Around 25% of our 13,000 degree students are international, making us...

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Aalto University

Otakaari 1B
02150 Espoo

Phone no: +358947001


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