The objective of the MSc in Finance programme is to provide a dynamic, demanding, but supportive learning-centered environment which:
The students have the further opportunity to tailor their degree by specializing in one of two areas of concentration: (1) corporate finance, or (2) financial markets.
In the corporate finance area, 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. The corporate finance area prepares students for entry-level positions in e.g. investment or commercial banking, management consulting, or the finance and corporate planning functions of industrial firms.
In the financial markets area, students focus on 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. The financial markets area prepares students for entry-level positions in e.g. investment management and strategy, venture capital and private equity, and risk management.
After completing the Master’s Programme in Finance a student will have:
The graduates are able to
The general management skills the programme aims to foster include
|Academic background in business or economics