Programmes

Economics - Finance

Master (2 years) of in Economics, 120 ECTS
Economics, commerce, management and accounting

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4250 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website https://www.sdu.dk/en/uddannelse/kandidat/candoeconfinance

Description

By studying for a MSc in Economics and specialising in finance, you will obtain insight into risk and portfolio management, the pricing of stocks, bonds, and derivatives, as well as the skills necessary to analyse companies’ strategic capital budgeting and funding decisions.

The degree places emphasis on how to relate economic knowledge to microeconomics, macroeconomics, and accounting concepts, as well as how to apply econometric techniques to economic data.

Compulsory Courses
1st Semester
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives and Risk Management

2nd Semester
  • Asset Pricing
  • Topics in Finance

Career Opportunities

Graduates with strong analytical and quantitative skills in finance typically find jobs in the financial sector and in large business enterprises.

Typical jobs for holders of a MSc Economics, specialising in finance, are:
  • Analyst in the financial sector, specializing in bond analysis, stock analysis, firms’ corporate finance activities, or general economic trends
  • Portfolio manager in pension funds, investment funds, or financial institutions
  • Responsible for risk management in financial corporations or large companies
  • Consultant
  • Jobs related to supervising or regulating the financial markets
  • Academic career with teaching and research (enrolment in a PhD programme)

Entry Requirements

To apply for the Master’s programme in Economics - Finance, you need a relevant Bachelor’s degree.

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree including a minimum of 100 ECTS within Economics. Read more on sdu.dk

If your degree does not fulfil the entry requirements, the study board will decide whether you can follow one or more supplementary courses.


Admission 

Applicants will need to document English at B Level or equivalent to this level.

You can read more about English Language Requirements

Apply directly at the University of Southern Denmark with all relevant documentation.

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

Tuition Fees and Scholarships

No tuition fees for EU/EEA/Swiss students.
There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside of EU/EAA/Switzerland.

SDU offers 75 scholarships yearly. The scholarship consists of two parts: full tuition fee waiver and a grant, to help cover living costs amounting to $ 950 per month before taxes. Candidates must come from a non-EU/EEA country and be eligible to pay tuition fees. The scholarship will be awarded to the best qualified of the eligible applicants. All eligible applicants who are offered a study place, will automatically be considered for the scholarship. No separate application is needed. The best-qualified candidates based on points will be awarded the scholarship.

For Further Information

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

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





Autumn - Non-EU/EEA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Feb 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn - EU/EAA/Nordic/Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Odense

Description

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