- An internationally comparable degree in Economics from an AACSB accredited business school
- In-depth understanding of finance theory and financial markets
- Special insight into alternative investments and individual investor behavior
The international master’s program in Finance is a two-year program that covers the core areas of finance, investment management, and corporate financial management.
The program includes such courses as:
- asset pricing
- portfolio management
- alternative investments
- corporate finance
- corporate governance
- financial risk management
The program also includes a module of core courses which covers fundamental theory, mathematical methods, and research methods.
Students gain special insight into the areas of the management of alternative assets and individual investor behavior. The Finance Department of Oulu Business School has unique databases which allow top-level research in these areas.
The program has a double degree program with HEC School of Management, University of Liege, Belgium. A limited number of qualified students accepted to the program complete their first year of studies in Oulu and the second year of studies in Liege. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be awarded the degrees of M.Sc. Finance from the University of Oulu and Master’s degree in Management, Banking and Asset Management, from the University of Liege.
Students are also eligible to go abroad on an exchange program during the two-year program in Oulu.
Graduates understand finance theory and have the technical skills to apply theory to practice.
The program prepares students for such positions as:
- Asset Manager
- Financial / Market Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Corporate Financial Manager