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Financial Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics

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About

The Financial Economics major at NHH Norwegian School of Economics prepares you for a wide range of outstanding career opportunities within financial services, consulting and auditing.

Overview

The course portfolio is designed and taught by NHH’s internationally recognised faculty in finance and related areas. Their academic research and industry knowledge ensure that the courses are relevant and of high quality. Many of the courses are case-based and cutting edge.

The Financial Economics major at NHH Norwegian School of Economics combine a rigorous theoretical approach with relevant applications. Students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical framework and empirical evidence in finance.

You will learn to analyse real-life problems related to financial markets and financial decision-making in firms, and to apply principles at the research frontier.

Upon completion of the programme, you will possess skills for performing investment analysis and valuation, evaluating portfolio management strategies and techniques, and making corporate finance decisions and risk management considerations.

Career

The Financial Economics major prepares you for a wide range of outstanding career opportunities within the financial services industry, consulting, and management.

Programme Structure

The Financial Economics major consists of 45 ECTS courses and 30 ECTS for a master thesis. Students are recommended to take courses the three first semesters and work on the master thesis in the last semester.

The general structure of the coursework is as follows:

  • Two core courses: Investments | Corporate Finance
  • One empirical methods course: Financial Econometrics or Econometric Techniques
  • Three more elective courses within the Finance major
The core courses in the major provide a foundation for the elective courses in finance. You are encouraged to take the core courses and the course in empirical methods during the two first terms to have flexibility in your choice of electives.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The Welcome Week starts 16 August, teaching starts 23 August. 

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
152 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
600

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
62

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Admission to master’s degree studies in Norway requires Higher Education Entrance Qualification and a completed degree comparable to a Norwegian bachelor's degree.

    • GMAT or GRE
    • Curriculum vitae (résumé)
    • English language requirement
    • Documentation of financial ability (all citizens outside the EU/EEA-area and Switzerland must document financial ability.)
    • Documentation of identity
    • Online video and written assessment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

As a student at NHH, the only fee you are required to pay is a small semester registration fee. The amount is currently approximately NOK 800 per semester.

Funding

NHH is a publicly funded university and charges no application or tuition fees.

As a student at NHH, the only fee you are required to pay is a small semester registration fee to the Student Welfare Organisation in Bergen (Sammen),  which allows you to benefit from their services. The amount is currently approximately NOK 800 per semester.

NHH does not offer scholarships or other forms of financial support to students. Please contact your home university, the educational authorities or funding organisations in your home country to find out if you are eligible for funding.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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