Finance is a dynamic field filled with challenging work opportunities in e.g. international banking and management consultancy. The Finance Master’s Programme from Aalto University gives students the opportunity to develop a solid scientific approach to financial problems in a dynamic and demanding but supportive, learning-centred environment.Programme overview: corporate finance and financial markets
In this programme, students can tailor their degree by specialising in one of two areas of concentration:
Corporate finance prepares them for entry-level positions in e.g. investment or commercial banking, management consulting, or the finance and corporate planning functions of industrial firms.
The core topics students will learn about include
Financial markets prepares students for entry-level positions in e.g. investment management and strategy, venture capital and private equity, and risk management.
The core topics they will learn about include:
As a graduate of Finance, you will have broad career prospects. Our students have an excellent placement record in the job market.
Most Finance graduates find their first jobs in the financial industry, such as
Management consulting companies, industrial corporations, and public institutions are also important employers of Finance graduates.
The Master's Programme in Finance is offered at Aalto University.
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Applicants with a weighted GPA of previous degree lower than 3.50 (Finnish ECTS evaluation) are not eligible for admission. The ECTS verbal grade equivalent for GPA 3.50 is “very good” (ECTS grading scale 1-5; where 5 is the highest grade).
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GMAT or GRE is obligatory in admission group 2 (minimum score 550 in GMAT or equivalent GRE score).
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