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In this Finance programme from University West you’ll learn from highly qualified researchers, lecturers, professors and representatives from business – from both Sweden and abroad. 

Your degree gives you expertise in the main areas of applied finance (corporate finance, pricing, risk management and financial institutions) and a solid foundation in economics, business and industry – making you highly employable in the international job market.

Kick-start Your Career As A Financial Analyst

The Master in Finance fast-tracks you to a successful career as a financial analyst in Sweden or abroad. We cooperate with accreditation organisations such as SwedSec and the CFA Society Sweden and cover the knowledge necessary to work as a financial analyst.

Learn From Uniquely Diverse And Qualified Team

Over the course of one year you’ll have the opportunity to engage with and learn from accomplished professionals from business, as well as an experienced team of researchers, lecturers and professors. Not only are these experts highly qualified, they place importance on passing their knowledge on to you. Each expert is well prepared and eager to engage with our Master in Finance students.


The programme provides a scientific foundation that you can directly apply in professional roles such as insurance broker, realtor and financial advisor. After completing the Master in Finance (MSc) you’ll be qualified to work in a variety of sectors and branches:

Private sector

  • Industrial and financial firms
  • Banks
  • Wealth and asset managing companies such as mutual/pension/hedge funds
  • National and international companies

Government agencies

  • Ministry of Finance
  • The Central Bank
  • Tax Authority
  • Social Insurance Agency
  • Central Bureau of Statistics

International bodies

  • EU
  • UN
  • IMF
  • OECD
  • World Bank

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis (including ethical considerations for financial profession)
  • Industrial Restructuring and Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced Research Methods in Finance
  • Portfolio Management and Alternative Investment
  • International Finance
  • Fixed Income Fundamentals and Derivatives
  • Degree Project in Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree worth 180 credits with 90 credits in the major subject field of economics with at least 7.5 credits in finance at the intermediate level and 7.5 credits in econometrics, statistics, or the equivalent.
  • Alternatively, a bachelor’s degree worth 180 credits with 90 credits in the major subject field of business administration, with at least 7.5 credits in micro- economics and 7.5 credits in macro-economics and at least 7.5 credits in finance at the intermediate level and 7.5 credits in econometrics, statistics, or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10839 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10839 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  •  SEK 114,000 for non-EU/EEA students

Living costs for Trollhättan

  • 6000 - 13000 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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