Hanken School of Economics

Introduction
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Nordic Brilliance

For over 100 years, Hanken School of Economics has shaped the future of many successful leaders. It is one of the oldest leading business schools in the Nordic countries and prepares its students to take on challenges of the future.

At Hanken you as a student are met as an individual. All students receive personal guidance and professors are easily approachable. Every year some 350 students enrol and in total we have some 2300 students on our campuses in Helsinki and Vaasa. The size of the School makes close interaction between students and personnel on all levels possible. The atmosphere at the School is international, reflected by our numerous international partners and the exchange programme the School runs in addition to the high share of international students enrolled.

At Hanken you build networks that last a lifetime. Our alumni are proof of the tightly knit web of contacts that are at your disposal after graduating. The alumni are also a great resource already during your studies as they mentor students and open up doors to future career opportunities. Graduates from Hanken have excellent career prospects, and today Hanken alumni work in leading positions in more than 60 countries worldwide.

The School has been awarded all three international business school accrediations, the EQUIS accreditation in 2000, the AMBA accreditation in 2008 and the AACSB accreditation in 2015. Hanken was also ranked by Financial Times in 2015. These are proof of high quality in teaching, research, internationalisation and corporate interaction at Hanken. The School was also the first university in Finland to sign the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) and remains committed to sustainability in all activities.


This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Finnish

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Business and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Helsinki

This programme offers you a unique combination of integrated studies in key business and management issues with specialisation studies in either Marketing, International Strategy and Sustainability or Humanitarian Logistics. [+]

This programme offers you a unique combination of integrated studies in key business and management issues, as well as studies in one of three offered specialisation tracks: 1) International Strategy and Sustainability 2) Marketing 3) Humanitarian Logistics Within this programme you also have the opportunity to complete a Double Degree with EMLyon Business School. Upon graduation you will:

1) have a solid foundation for your management expertise, with market- and customer-oriented strategic thinking

2) be equipped with variety of perspectives on corporate sustainability questions

3) have the tools to employ and apply independent and critical thinking to decision-making... [-]


MSc in Corporate Governance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Helsinki

The Master's degree programme in Corporate Governance is a programme designed to train corporate governance experts. [+]

Proper understanding of Corporate Governance requires a thorough background in business economics combined with a genuinely international, multicultural perspective on the problems involved. Hanken offers a rich and absorbing MSc in Corporate Governance. It is designed to train corporate governance experts.

Upon graduation you will:

1) have a solid foundation for your governance expertise

2) know the nuances of various governance models like the ones practiced in the US/UK, continental Europe or in the Nordic countries

3) have developed a knack for identifying real-life governance issues and finding ways of addressing them.

 

 

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MSc in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Helsinki

The Master's Degree Programme in Economics at Hanken offers you a balanced mix of a broad perspective and deep insights in economic theory together with practical training in using economic data, and in communicating your findings. [+]

Our programme offers you a balanced mix of a broad perspective of and a deep insight into economic theory. The curriculum is designed to match the demand for professional economists in business and government.

Upon graduation you will be

» ready to take on challenges in rapidly changing contexts

» trained to use economic data

» an expert at communicating your findings

» able to visualize the larger context of economics and influence policy.

 

 

The programme is intended for students with a bachelor's degree in Economics, or equivalent, who wish to continue their studies within a demanding high quality programme designed to match the demand for professional economists in business and government. The programme offers two full years of active studies in up-to-date topics in Economics.... [-]


MSc in Finance and Accounting

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Helsinki

Our Master's Programme in Finance and Accounting offers you integrated studies in today's global financial markets with specialisation studies in either Finance or Accounting. [+]

Our Master's Programme in Finance and Accounting provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today's global financial markets. The programme offers you a two-year specialisation, which develops the necessary skills for you to pursue a successful career in investment management or corporate financial management. You can choose from two specialisation tracks, including several electives that offer flexibility within the programme. 1) Finance: Financial Markets, Investments and Asset Management 2) Accounting: International Accounting and Business Sustainability The combination of accounting and finance offers you a comprehensive view of how to ensure financing and manage assets in global financial markets, as well as how international accounting practices and regulations help secure sustainable businesses and continued trust from all stakeholders. ... [-]

MSc in General Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Vaasa

The programme in General Management offers you a broad basis in Management. We draw on the strengths of several fields covering all crucial aspects of management from Finance and Accounting to Marketing. [+]

Master’s Degree Programme in General Management The programme in General Management offers you a broad basis in Management. We draw on the strengths of several fields covering all crucial aspects of management from Finance and Accounting to Marketing. We also benefit from our close ties to industry, especially the growing energy cluster in the Vaasa region. The programme focuses on developing your management skills whether your undergraduate degree is in business or in other subjects such as engineering or law. The general outline of the programme is a foundation of common courses during the first year, whereas the second year is made up of a specialization in the chosen major. The programme offers three tracks. You can choose to major in Accounting and Commercial Law Marketing, Management & Entrepreneurship or Finance Our programme is the latest addition to the MSc programme portfolio at Hanken, developed as an answer to the demand from the industrial sector. In general terms the programme will improve your career prospects with a focus on management provide in-depth education for managers with a broad business experience further your ability to conduct and make use of research Admission Requirements The basic entrance requirements are: 1)a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university. In addition, the applicant must have a sufficient academic background in economic sciences 2) high level of proficiency in English. [-]

MSc in Intellectual Property Law

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Finland Helsinki

The two-year, full-time Master’s degree programme in Intellectual Property Law combines legal and business knowledge, providing you with the tool's for today's complex market place. [+]

The MSc in Intellectual Property Law (IPL) is a unique combination of legal and business studies. It ensures you a solid expertise in both areas and an exceptional understanding of today’s markets. The programme is delivered in close cooperation with industry, which ensures it remains at the forefront of developments in IP law.

Our graduates are equipped with

» comprehensive knowledge of the intellectual property laws in Europe

» competences in and knowledge of intellectual property rights in a business setting

» the required skills, such as research and analytical skills, communication skills as well as independent critical thinking in intellectual property matters... [-]


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Contact

Hanken School of Economics

Address Arkadiankatu 22
Helsinki 00100, Finland
Website http://www.hanken.fi/public/
Phone +358 9 431331