• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
In this Strategic Finance and Analytics Master's Programme at LUT University you will study the disciplines of strategic finance and business analytics. You will acquire interesting and relevant skills enabling you to work in an international business environment in various management positions.

About

Modern financial management requires more and more knowledge about the tools and techniques of business analytics. A combination of strategic finance and business analytics is required to meet the needs of forward-going businesses wanting to make fact-based decisions in a competitive business landscape.

The content of the Strategic Finance and Analytics programme from LUT University is based on the theories and concepts of financial economics and corporate finance. You will acquire practical decision-making skills and analytics know-how that will help you to build a sound base for a career in financial management.

Careers

As an MSF programme graduate, you will be a perfect fit for finance and management teams of global corporations and local SMEs.

The programme is practical and career-oriented and gives you a unique mix of strategic finance and business analytics expertise that is appreciated by industry.

You will be prepared for a career in financial management and analytical business development, whether as an analysts in a bank, as a consultant, or as a manager in an industrial or a service company.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial management
  • Banking and insurance finance
  • Financial theory and valuation
  • Financial econometrics
  • Real options 
  • Managerial decision-making

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

To be eligibile to apply to any of the Master's Programmes, you are required to have at least the minimum required score for the GPA for the degree providing you with eligibility to apply: 3.50 on the scale of 1.00 - 5.00.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 550

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

You are eligible to apply to this programme with one of the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics or Business Administration: Kauppatieteiden kandidaatti - Completed in a Finnish University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration: Tradenomi (AMK) - Completed in a Finnish University of Applied Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics or Business Administration - All countries - Completed in a University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - EU/EEA countries - Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

Having completed a Master's Degree in BA still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with a Bachelor's Degree.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Lappeenranta

  • 700 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

LUT University Scholarship Programme

Scholarships are offered for students with a nationality of a non-EU/EEA country (excluding Switzerland), who are applying through Regular Admission to Master's Programme/s at LUT University (taught in English) and who are required to pay a tuition fee.

Partner University Scholarship Programme at LUT University

Scholarships are offered for students from the partner universities who have a nationality of a non-EU/EEA country (excluding Switzerland), who are applying through Double Degree Admission or Joint Degree Admission to a Master's Programme at LUT University (taught in English) and who are required to pay a tuition fee.

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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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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