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Stockholm School of Economics

M.Sc.
24 months
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14315 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics combines a rigorous, research-based curriculum with extensive real-world applications and operational skill building.

Overview

The MSc in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics is taught by experienced faculty with outstanding expertise across financial topics. Topics covered include modern Capital Markets, Valuation (including options), Fixed Income, and Capital Structure. Electives include Value Investing, Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and International Finance.

Every student chooses one of two specializations: Corporate Finance and Investment Management. The choice of specialization is made at the end of the first semester of the program.  

SSE's MSc in Finance has been one of the most popular master programs in Europe, thanks to a great learning environment and outstanding career opportunities offered after graduation. Finance graduates pursue careers in investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, investment management, consulting, as well as non-finance positions.

Career Opportunities

Students specializing in Investment Management will acquire the necessary knowledge in investment theory, asset and securities pricing, and quantitative methods, to successfully pursue a career in fields such as portfolio management, security analysis, fund management, sales and trading, and quantitative investment strategies.

The specialization in Corporate Finance provides you with insights, perspectives, practical knowhow and a skill set that is especially relevant for careers in corporate finance within non-financial firms, in investment or commercial banking, in private equity and venture capital, or in management consulting.

Accreditation

FT Masters in Finance ranking: #18 (Jun 2018)

Programme Structure

Structure

Semester 1

  • Portfolio Choice and Asset Pricing
  • Fixed Income and Derivatives Markets
  • Corporate Finance
  • Responsibility and Sustainability
  • International Study Trip

Semester 2

  • Electives at SSE (including courses from other SSE Master programs)

Semester 3

  • Electives at SSE (including courses from other SSE Master programs)
  • Electives at Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES)
  • Data Analytics Track
  • XTM: Executive Trainee Module
  • CEMS MiM
  • Exchange Program
  • MSc - PhD Enrollment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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.
155 (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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

1. Bachelor's degree

Bachelor's degree with at least 60 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Finance, Business Administration and/or Economics) and with a minimum of 30 ECTS in quantitative fields, including but not limited to Finance, Accounting and Financial Management and Economics. The quantitative fields may be outside Social Sciences.

2. GMAT or GRE test result

  • GMAT (total score) of 600 or more
  • GRE score (quantitative) of 155 or more

Applicants with a Bachelor of Science degree from a Swedish university are not required to submit GMAT/GRE test scores.

3. Proof of proficiency in English

4. Motivation & supporting attachments

  • Letter of motivation answering a question why you are interested in the program and why you are a suitable candidate
  • Brief CV with your recent achievements
  • Relevant work experience and extracurricular activities may be considered
  • References are not required, but we give a possibility to submit them. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14315 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14315 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.
  • Tuition fees: 150 000 SEK / year
  • Citizens of an EU/EEA country or Switzerland are not required to pay tuition fees.

Funding

A number of SSE full and partial scholarships are offered every year to fully / partially cover the tuition fee for MSc programs for non-EU/EEA citizens.

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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