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Lund University

12 months
Duration
11739 EUR/year
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About

The Master's programme in Finance from Lund University prepares you for an international career in the financial services sector, e.g. in commercial and investment banking, insurance firms and supervisory authorities, in finance functions in both private and public sector. Graduates from this programme have found work at financial and non-financial companies all over the world.

Overview

This Master's programme in Finance from Lund University extends your knowledge of all major areas of financial decision-making. You will gain a thorough understanding of, and training in, effective identification, analysis and resolution of complex financial problems.

The Master’s programme in Finance provides knowledge in both financial economics and corporate finance. Important objectives are to familiarise students with the main areas of investigation and research techniques used in finance, and to give you the general knowledge required to specialise in your preferred area of finance.

The programme is research-driven and based on the prin­ciple of academic rigour in practical application. You will learn advanced theoretical and empirical concepts in both financial econom­ics and corporate finance. We use case studies to help you practice what you learn. Thanks to our close connection to the business community the classes feature guest speakers from top management in financial firms on a regular basis.

Career prospects

This is a programme for students who are aiming for a career in the finance industry, including portfolio management, investment banking, trading, security analysis, asset allocation. Financial skills are also in demand by regulators and policy makers in the area of financial markets. The programme also prepares you for PhD studies in finance.

Graduates have found work at financial and non-financial companies such as Citco Group, Goldman Sachs, Royal Bank of Scotland, JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, China Investment Corporation, Standard Poor’s, Maersk, PwC, Electrolux, Tetra Pak, L’Oréal and Volvo Car.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Finance
  • Financial Econometrics and Machine Learning
  • Theory of Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Finance 
  • Managerial Finance
  • Financial Valuation and Risk Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester (August/September).

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree (BA/BSc) with at least 90 ECTS credits in business administration and/or economics which must include a course in basic microeconomics (can be part of a course in basic economics), a course in intermediate finance, and a course in econometrics or statistics. 
  • English 6/English course B.
  • The selection is based on academic qualifications.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11739 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11739 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 120 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

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