Master in Finance

Stockholm School of Economics

Program Description
EFMD Equis Accredited

Master in Finance

Stockholm School of Economics

The program 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.

The Master of 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. The large financial firms from Stockholm and London visit campus regularly and hire many of our graduates.

The Finance program allows for specialization through choices of courses in Corporate Finance and Investment Management.

Two specializations are offered:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management

All courses are offered in English by a renowned faculty. The program is highly international and offers exchange semesters at the best business schools in Europe and the U.S.

SSE one of the best in Europe

SSE is one of the leading business schools in Europe. The MSc program in Finance is consistently one of the top ranked programs across various rankings. For example, the Financial Times ranking of the world's best masters programs have ranked the SSE Finance masters as no. 13 in the world, the only Nordic school represented.

Specific program requirements - Corporate Finance

1) A Bachelor degree with at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Finance, Business Administration and/or Economics) , with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Finance, Accounting and Financial Management, and/or Economics, at least half of which specifically in Finance.

2) GMAT or GRE test

  • GMAT score of 600 or more.
  • GRE score (Quantitative) of 155 or more.

For both formats the recommended score for

Analytical Writing part - in the range of 4.5-5.0 or higher.​

3) Proficiency in English, which must be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS score (Academic) of 7 or more.
  • TOEFL total score of 100 or more (internet based).
  • TOEFL test scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS), to University Admissions in Sweden (institution code: SWEDEN 3477).​ IELTS scores should be reported by the test center to University Admissions in Sweden.

English language test exemptions (ONLY THESE CASES):

a) English as their native language, or b) a Bachelor’s degree from a program conducted completely in English, or c) qualifications “English B” from Swedish upper secondary school (ONLY Swedish schools).

4) CV and a letter of motivation. Relevant work experience and extracurricular activities may be taken into account.

Specific program requirements - Investment Management

1) A Bachelor degree with at least 90 ECTS in Social Sciences (including but not limited to Finance, Business Administration and/or Economics) , with a minimum of 30 ECTS in Finance, Accounting and Financial Management, and/or Economics, at least half of which specifically in Finance.

2) GMAT or GRE test

  • GMAT score of 600 or more.
  • GRE score (Quantitative) of 155 or more.

For both formats the recommended score for

Analytical Writing part - in the range of 4.5-5.0 or higher.​

3) Proficiency in English, which must be demonstrated in one of the following ways:

  • IELTS score (Academic) of 7 or more.
  • TOEFL total score of 100 or more (internet based).
  • TOEFL test scores must be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS), to University Admissions in Sweden (institution code: SWEDEN 3477).​ IELTS scores should be reported by the test center to University Admissions in Sweden.

English language test exemptions (ONLY THESE CASES):

a) English as their native language, or b) a Bachelor’s degree from a program conducted completely in English, or c) qualifications “English B” from Swedish upper secondary school (ONLY Swedish schools).

4) CV and a letter of motivation. Relevant work experience and extracurricular activities may be taken into account. ​​

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 27, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
Free
Information
Deadline
Jan. 15, 2017
Next deadline
Start date Aug. 2017
Place
Sweden Stockholm
Application deadline Jan. 15, 2017
Next deadline
End date June 15, 2019
Duration 2 years
Price Free
Non-EU/EEA: SEK 150,000/Year