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Master in Finance

University West
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Trollhättan
English
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Program description

Master in Finance

This one-year Program offers the quantitative and theoretical tools required for a successful career as a financial analyst. You’ll learn from highly qualified researchers, lecturers, professors and representatives from business – from both Sweden and abroad. Your degree gives you expertise in the main areas of applied finance (corporate finance, pricing, risk management and financial institutions) and a solid foundation in economics, business and industry – making you highly employable in the international job market.

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

You will be considered for admission to the Master in Finance if you fulfil the following entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree worth 180 credits with 90 credits in the major subject field of economics with at least 7.5 credits in finance at the
    intermediate level and 7.5 credits in econometrics, statistics, or the equivalent.
  • Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree worth 180 credits with 90 credits in the major subject field of business administration, with at least 7.5 credits in micro- economics and 7.5 credits in macro-economics and at least 7.5 credits in finance at the intermediate level and 7.5 credits in econometrics, statistics, or the equivalent
  • Proof of English proficiency

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Program content

The total Program:

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis (including ethical considerations for financial profession)
  • Industrial Restructuring and Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Research Methods in Finance
  • Portfolio Management and Alternative Investment
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income Fundamentals and Derivatives
  • Degree Project in Finance, Master

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Tuition fees

For EU students this program is free, for international students to cost is SEK 114,000.

Scholarships & funding

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Qualification

Upon completion of this master’s Program you will receive a Master of Science (MSc, 60 credits) with a major in Economics.

Continuing studies

The Program provides a scientific foundation that you can directly apply in professional roles such as insurance broker, realtor and financial advisor. After completing the Master in Finance (MSc) you’ll be qualified to work in a variety of sectors and branches:

Private sector

  • Industrial and financial firms
  • Banks
  • Wealth and asset managing companies such as mutual/pension/hedge funds
  • National and international companies

Government agencies

  • Ministry of Finance
  • The Central Bank
  • Tax Authority
  • Social Insurance Agency
  • Central Bureau of Statistics

International bodies

  • EU
  • UN
  • IMF
  • OECD
  • World Bank

Local government, trade and workers' organizations and the media

Running your own analytical firm or being an economic journalist

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About this institute

University West

University West

University West is a modern university offering programmes that are in close collaboration with working life in an attractive, modern study environment. The university has about 15,000 students and 625 employees. The campus is centrally located in the town of...


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Why study at University West

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Sweden has been ranked the #3 study abroad country in Europe for 2020! With a high English language proficiency and the headquarters of companies like H&M and Spotify, Sweden was also ranked #1 in Europe for students who want to achieve their career goals.

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University West

Gustava Melins gata 2
46132 Trollhättan
Sweden

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