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Finance

 

  • State of the art Finance lab which which provides a unique opportunity for you to access investment bank research and use state-of-the-art technology.
  • Prestigious representatives of the business community give seminars and classes. Practical courses with the perfect combination of theoretical teaching and real-life cases.
  • Highly international classroom with professors from all over the world in collaboration with the “Visting professors programme".
     

The Master of Science in Finance has clear objectives, related to applying the knowledge. The graduates should be able to demonstrate a deep analytical knowledge and an operational understanding of financial concepts, thereby having attained skills sufficient to apply financial theory to practical problems and working knowledge of empirical tools including software programmes from professional financial vendors and investment banks. To this end, the programme is designed to equip students with a strong foundation in analytical and empirical analysis, and to educate them more generally about the research process in finance and related disciplines. Thus, the programme is primarily professionally oriented, leading to a job in the financial or business sector. Graduates can work as, for example, fund managers, security analysts, risk managers, asset allocation specialists, financial engineers, hedge fund analysts, and traders. Career opportunities are chiefly with asset management companies, brokerages and investment banks, hedge funds, private banks and pension funds.

MSc Programme Coordinator: Professor Martin Holmén

Deputy MSc Programme Coordinator: Associate Senior Lecturer Sven Tengstam

Administrative Coordinator: Lina Jonsson

About the programme

The valuation concepts and techniques taught to you have proven applicability even outside the traditional investment banking community. Courses in the program aim to give deeper theoretical knowledge and operational understanding of concepts and techniques, thereby enabling You to apply them to practical problems. This combination of a high theoretical level and professional focus enhances Your employability.

The master of Finance has good support and collaboration with the Centre for Finance (CFF) which was established in 2003 in close cooperation with the local business society. The current education and research at CFF span from managerial and behavioural finance to mathematical finance.

In order to modernize the educational framework, CFF has established a financial laboratory with access to:

  • real-time data from most global exchanges
  • a continuous flow of updated models and research material from several internationally investment banks, covering most major companies and fixed income securities
  • systems that enable the students to monitor realistic positions of securities in terms of valuation and risk
  • video conference that will allow for live viewing of company presentations

Facts

Degree:
Master of Science

Length of education:
2 years, 120 higher education credits (hec)

Language of instruction:
English

Entrance requirements:
Link to requirements

Tuition fee:
Link to tuition fee

Programme period: 
28 August 2017 - 9 June 2019

Application periods:
Non EU/EEA Citizen:
1 November 2016 - 16 January 2017
www.universityadmissions.se

EU/EEA Citizen:
15 March - 18 April 2017
www.antagning.se / www.universityadmissions.se

Contact:
study.info@gs.gu.se

  

Page Manager: Graduate School|Last update: 9/5/2017
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