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

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MSc

MSc in Business and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Helsinki

Master's studies in Business and Management develop your skills for managing and developing businesses and organisations in a market-oriented and sustainable manner. You will have a general overview of business management and marketing. The specialisation in Business and Management contains studies in humanitarian logistics, international strategy and sustainability, and marketing. [+]

Master's studies in Business and Management The specialisation in Business and Management contains studies in humanitarian logistics, international strategy and sustainability, and marketing. Master's studies in Business and Management develop your skills for managing and developing businesses and organisations in a market-oriented and sustainable manner. You will have a general overview of business management and marketing. In addition to this you have the opportunity to specialise in one of the following three tracks: International Strategy and Sustainability Marketing Humanitarian Logistics You also have the opportunity to obtain a Double Degree in cooperation with EMLyon Business School. Upon graduation you will have a solid foundation of management expertise, with market- and customer-oriented strategic thinking be equipped with a variety of perspectives on corporate sustainability questions have the tools to apply independent and critical thinking to decision-making Facts about the studies 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study Language: English Next application round opens: Autumn 2017 Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration Location: Helsinki, Finland Tracks Within the programme you choose one of the three following specialisation tracks. Humanitarian Logistics Within this track you will learn to: apply logistics and supply chain management concepts to the humanitarian context understand the needs of a society and contribute to its resilience liaise and cooperate with organisations, both governmental and non-governmental, national and international design and manage supply chains on a strategic and operational level International Strategy and Sustainibility Within this track you will learn to: identify and manage organisational, governance, and sustainability challenges... [-]

MSc in Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Helsinki

Economics is the basis of a general and systematic understanding of economic transactions in society. Learn more about majoring in Economics and the unique opportunity to select courses from three universities. Our specialisation offers you a balanced mix of a broad perspective and a deep insight into economic theory. The curriculum is designed to match the demand for professional economists in business and government. [+]

Master's studies in Economics Economics is the basis of a general and systematic understanding of economic transactions in society. Learn more about majoring in Economics and the unique opportunity to select courses from three universities. Our specialisation offers you a balanced mix of a broad perspective 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 visualise the larger context of economics and influence policy Facts about the degree 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study Language: English Next application round opens: Autumn 2017 Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration Location: Helsinki Majoring in Economics The specialisation builds on a logically consistent structure, which relies on rational criteria for decision-making. Economics offers perspectives on essential features of all types of markets ranging from local retailers to global currency markets. The Master's studies consist of compulsory core courses in microeconomics macroeconomics econometrics specialised courses in other important fields of economics The courses oriented towards microeconomics deal with analysis of competition with a focus on how firms, organizations, and industries should be organised to achieve efficiency analysis of corporate strategies to create sustainable competitive advantages and of asset markets characterized by incomplete information Courses offered in macroeconomics focus on economic policy why we have structural unemployment and how it can be reduced... [-]

MSc in Financial Analysis and Business Development

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Helsinki

The Financial Analysis and Business Development specialisation provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today’s global financial markets. Learn more about the studies and the tracks you can choose. [+]

Master's studies in Financial Analysis and Business Development The Financial Analysis and Business Development specialisation provides you with a distinct competitive edge in today’s global financial markets. Learn more about the studies and the tracks you can choose. The combination of accounting and finance together with governance and commercial law will give you a comprehensive view of: managing assets in global financial markets with multiple sources of risk measuring, creating, and managing corporate value analyzing profitability and value creation of businesses international accounting practices and regulations securing sustainable business practices and continued trust from all stakeholders You have the opportunity to choose from three tracks: Finance - Investment management and corporate finance Accounting - International accounting and business sustainability Governance and Commercial Law - Supporting business development Upon graduation you will have the skills to measure and manage business risk know how to secure sustainable financing be able to apply asset valuation and investment management principles analyse profitability and value creation of businesses understand international accounting practices and regulations understand the importance of credible financial reporting Facts about the programme 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study Language: English Next application round opens: Autumn 2017 Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration Location: Helsinki Why Financial Analysis and Business Development? Financial markets have become turbulent and face increasing regulatory pressures today. The diversity and complexity of financial contracts and financial reporting – be it for corporate world or investment management applications – require specialised in-depth knowledge of financial theory, coupled... [-]

MSc in General Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Vaasa

As a student of General Management you will take your management skills to the next level, whether your background is in business, engineering, or law. You will build a sound basis in the essentials of business and management, while also taking things one step further: we encourage you to combine theories and conceptual tools in innovative ways across the borders of traditional disciplines in order to develop your managerial skills and acquire a broad experience in business. [+]

Master's studies in General Management Learn more about studing General Management at Hanken in Vaasa. As a student of General Management you will take your management skills to the next level, whether your background is in business, engineering, or law. You will build a sound basis in the essentials of business and management, while also taking things one step further: we encourage you to combine theories and conceptual tools in innovative ways across the borders of traditional disciplines in order to develop your managerial skills and acquire a broad experience in business. In addition, you have the opportunity to specialise through choosing one of three tracks: Accounting and Commercial Law Marketing, Management & Entrepreneurship Finance Facts about the degree 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study Language: English Next application round opens: Autumn 2017 Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration Location: Vaasa The general outline of the degree is a foundation of common courses during the first year, whereas the second year is made up of a track in the chosen specialisation. The specialisation offers three tracks. You can choose between: Accounting and Commercial Law Marketing, Management & Entrepreneurship or Finance Our specialisation is the latest addition to the Master's Degree Programme at Hanken, developed as an answer to the demand from the industrial sector. We benefit from our close ties to industry, especially the growing energy cluster in the Vaasa region. In general terms, the major will improve your career prospects with a focus on management provide in-depth... [-]

MSc in Intellectual Property Law

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Finland Helsinki

Intellectual Property Law (IPL) is a unique combination of legal and business studies. This specialisation gives you a solid expertise in both areas, as well as an exceptional understanding of today’s markets and the world of intellectual property. The specialisation is carried out in close cooperation with trade and industry, which ensures it remains at the forefront of developments in IP law. [+]

Master's studies in Intellectual Property Law Learn more about studying IP Law within the Hanken Master's Degree Programme. Intellectual Property Law (IPL) is a unique combination of legal and business studies. This specialisation gives you a solid expertise in both areas, as well as an exceptional understanding of today’s markets and the world of intellectual property. The specialisation is carried out in close cooperation with trade and 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 and internationally competence in and knowledge of intellectual property rights in a business environment research and analytical skills communication skills independent critical thinking in intellectual property matters Facts about the degree 120 credits, 2 years of full-time study Language: English Next application round opens: Autumn 2017 Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration Location: Helsinki Why IP Law? As the protection of all types of intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets) becomes more and more important, the need for experts with competence in both law and business is growing exponentially. If you want an edge in the job market and you envision yourself as the intellectual property expert of tomorrow, this is the specialisation for you. The studies offer an international environment of high academic standard, with a wide range of career opportunities. As the only Finnish university in the European Union Intellectual Property Office University Network, our major offers a unique opportunity to network... [-]

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Hanken School of Economics

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