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Master's Programme in Banking and Finance

  • 120 credits

The Master’s in Banking and Finance educates students in advanced theoretical and empirical financial analysis. The programme is designed to attract students from business administration and economics backgrounds that are interested in specialized finance training. The programme is jointly taught by Stockholm Business School and the Department of Economics.

Banks are central to the financial architecture of all societies. The changing global financial landscape offers opportunities for innovative thinking to respond to unique demands for financial services by businesses and society at large. This programme is designed to assist students develop global skills and proficiencies to work anywhere in the banking and finance world through a distinctive blend of robust course content and an international student and faculty body.

If you are motivated and driven to be part of the decision making process in a global financial structure, the Master's programme in Banking and Finance will match your ambition with its scope of content, context, and relevance. The programme emphasizes both theoretical as well as practical applications of finance in a global context.

As a graduate from our Master's in Banking and Finance programme, you will have gained a high level of theoretical as well as practical financial knowledge through courses offered in Financial theory such as portfolio theory, corporate finance and financial derivatives, econometric and financial modelling, as well as financial institutions in a global context. Students are taught by committed full-time and part-time faculty members, all of whom are engaged in innovative international financial research. While the programme provides students with a strong foundation in finance, the curriculum was designed to foster critical thinking, deep learning and ethical business behaviour.