Master's Programme in Finance

Full Time

Master's Programme in Finance

Umea University
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    1st year fees
  • 120
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


During the first year the focus is on developing both broad as well as specific knowledge of key concern for financial management. The year includes modules covering financial statement analysis, advanced corporate finance, investments, and risk management. You will learn about central areas in investment analysis, including, for example, portfolio management, risk measurement and risk management.
You will also have the opportunity to choose elective courses among which internship is one.

During the second year you are given the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in one other area in the field of business administration. This year also includes a research method module and a module in current trends in business administration research. You will develop your writing, analysis and research skills through writing a master's thesis. During this year it is also possible to study abroad one semester.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, 180 credits) from an internationally recognised university with a major in Business Administration. Special requirements: 75 credits in Business Administration, at Basic level (A-level) and Intermediate level (B-level) a minimum of 60 credits in Management, Marketing, Accounting and Finance or the equivalent including at least 7,5 credits in Finance courses. At the Bachelor level (C-level), a minimum of 15 credits in Business Administration. Statistics or similar 7,5 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. If you are still working towards your undergraduate degree, you need to include with your application a document from your current University, outlining when you are expected to graduate as well as a course outline for the last semester.

Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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The programme offers the opportunity to develop a financial theoretical base, analytical skills, communication-, and other important, skills necessary for a successful career in the financial sector. You will get a good understanding of financial instruments and markets, necessary in financial consulting, financial risk management and as a business analyst. Sustainability and internationalization is an integral part of the educational environment.

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