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Programmes

Economics and Business Administration - Finance

Master (2 years) of Economics and Business Administration (Finance), 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 5000 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/finance/

Description

Financial markets are vital to the current and future stability of firms, government bodies, nations – and of course to individuals and to society as a whole. The MSc in Finance will provide you with the knowledge and competencies you need to work in the world of international finance.

The MSc in Finance fuses rigorous academic research with applied skills and competencies. Focusing on global finance, the programme will prepare you for today’s highly developed and integrated financial markets, in which graduates with degrees in finance are increasingly sought at the highest international level.

Financial decisions are to a large extent based on empirical observations. Thus acquiring the skills to apply econometric methods is part of our programme. In our experience, students gain much more from their studies when they have an interest in quantitative methods.

Unique Programme Structure

The MSc in Finance is a unique programme that allows you to work with internationally respected academic staff in an international environment. In the first year the programme addresses the key concepts of asset pricing, corporate finance, and bank management so as to familiarise you with the challenges of the financial markets. In the third semester, you can choose elective courses at Aarhus University, AU Summer University or (as an exchange student) at one of 300 partner universities abroad. You also have the possibility to combine electives with an internship to strengthen your practical skill-set. Finally, the fourth semester is devoted to the master’s thesis.

Quality Teaching in an Informal Setting

The MSc in Finance is dedicated to the highest-quality teaching in an informal and egalitarian learning environment. Students are always welcome to approach the teaching staff, and they are expected to participate actively in the classroom. Collaborating in small groups on projects gives students the chance to make the most of the international student environment.

Social and Academic Activities

Aarhus BSS hosts a rich and varied programme of activities for you as a student, both study-related and social. Our many student associations host events ranging from lectures and company events to career days and sports days, Friday bars and celebrations, so there is plenty of scope for meeting and networking with like-minded people, discovering new areas of academic interest, and socialising with fellow students.

Careers  

The MSc in Finance is an excellent foundation for many positions within international finance. Previous graduates have embarked on careers in financial institutions, regulatory bodies, consulting businesses, and finance departments in non-financial companies.

Admission  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Economics and Business Adm. - Finance please visit the programme’s website. 

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read more about the language requirements at Aarhus University

Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

Please read more about tuition fee here →  http://kandidat.au.dk/en/admission/tuitionfees/

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System



Non-EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA/Swiss

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

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