Modern financial management requires more and more knowledge about the tools and techniques of business analytics.
A combination of strategic finance and business analytics is required to meet the needs of forward-going businesses wanting to make fact-based decisions in a competitive business landscape.
In this Master's programme, you will study strategic finance and business analytics. You will acquire interesting and relevant skills enabling you to work in various management positions in an international business environment.
The content of the programme is based on the theories and concepts of financial economics and corporate finance. You will acquire practical decision-making skills and analytics know-how that will help you to build a sound base for a career in financial management.
Intended Learning Outcomes
After completing the programme, you will be familiar with the main theories and concepts of finance and international financial markets.
You will be able to:
- describe and examine the main theories and concepts of finance and international financial markets;
- understand the supporting role of information technology in business and decision-making and evaluate its possibilities;
- understand the use of information technology in business development and transformation;
- demonstrate analytical financial and business skills in practice;
- conduct an independent scientific research project, report on it and present it professionally.
Degree structure and studies
The Master's Programme in Strategic Finance and Analytics is a two-year programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Admin.), which is 120 ECTS credits.
The programme includes core and specialisation studies in finance and language studies.
Core studies, 78 ECTS credits, include courses on strategic finance (44 ECTS credits) and analytics for finance (34 ECTS credits).
Specialisation studies (36 ECTS credits) include a special course on real options and managerial decision-making.
The Master's thesis, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work. Students complete it during their fourth semester.
Language studies, 6 ECTS credits.
As an MSF programme graduate, you will be a perfect fit for finance and management teams of global corporations and local SMEs.
The programme is practical and career-oriented and gives you a unique mix of strategic finance and business analytics expertise that is appreciated by the industry.
You will be prepared for a career in financial management and analytical business development as an analyst in a bank, as a consultant, or as a manager in an industrial or service company.
How to Apply
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You can apply to this Master's programme through either the rolling or the regular admission process:
- Regular admission: 1 December 2020-20 January 2021
- Rolling admission: 1 October 2020-31 May 2021