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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 the disciplines of strategic finance and business analytics. You will acquire interesting and relevant skills enabling you to work in an international business environment in various management positions.

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 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 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 and present it professionally

Degree structure and studies

The Master’s programme in Strategic Finance and Analytics is a two-year study programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which is 120 ECTS credits.

The programme includes core and specialisation studies in finance, minor studies in business analytics, and language studies.

Core studies (54 ECTS credits) include courses on strategic and corporate finance topics including financial management, banking and insurance finance, financial theory and valuation, and financial econometrics.

Specialisation studies (36 ECTS credits) include a special course on real options and managerial decision-making and the Master´s thesis.

Minor studies (25 ECTS credits) include studies on business analytics based on modern tools and hands-on practice on using the tools in real-world business problems.

Language studies, 5 ECTS credits.

The Master’s thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.

You can find the most recent information about available courses, teaching schedules and degree structures from the LUT study guide.

Double degree studies for students from the partner university

Students from the partner university are able to study as a double degree student at LUT.

MSF’s double degree partner university is Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia.

More information about double degree application process

Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.

Career prospects

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 industry.

You will be prepared for a career in financial management and analytical business development, whether as an analysts in a bank, as a consultant, or as a manager in an industrial or a service company.

Eligibility

Requirements for the Completed Degree

Degrees Completed in Finland

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics or Business Administration
    Kauppatieteiden kandidaatti
    Completed in a University
    Having already completed a degree Kauppatieteiden maisteri at the time of applying or, completing it before starting the LUT Master’s studies makes you ineligible to apply.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
    Tradenomi (AMK)
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences
  • Master of Business Administration
    Tradenomi (YAMK)
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences

    • Previous degree completed: Tradenomi (AMK)
      > You are required to apply with the degree Tradenomi (AMK).
    • Previous degree completed: Bachelor’s Degree (AMK) in a field other than Business Administration
      > You are required to apply with the previous Bachelor’s Degree (AMK)
      Copy for the Degree Certificate for Tradenomi (YAMK) to be included in the application documents to get exempted from taking the GMAT Test or GRE General Test. 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a field other than Business Administration
    Completed in a University
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a field other than Business Administration
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences
    GMAT Test or GRE General Test with minimum required score/s required. Further information at Required Documents > GMAT and GRE General Tests.

Degrees Completed Worldwide (excluding Finland)

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics or Business Administration – All countries
    Completed in a University
    Having already completed a Master’s Degree in Economics/BA at the time of applying or, completing it before starting the LUT Master’s studies makes you ineligible to apply.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration – EU/EEA countries
    Completed in a University of Applied Sciences
    Having completed a Master’s Degree in BA still makes you eligible to apply, but only when applying with a Bachelor’s Degree.
    Both the above mentioned degrees have to meet with the following criteria:

    • The degree must be equivalent to a similar Finnish Bachelor’s Degree regarding to number of academic years and ECTS credits required.
    • The degree must give you eligibility to apply to university level Master’s studies in the country where the degree was completed in.
    • A minimum of 80 ECTS credits of studies in Business Administration to be included in the degree.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a field other than Business Administration – All countries
    Completed in a University
    GMAT Test or GRE General Test with minimum required score/s required. Further information at Required Documents > GMAT and GRE General Tests.

NOTE: The Admissions Committee for the programme reserves a right to decide whether the degree and the completed studies provide the applicant with eligibility to apply to the programme.

 

Requirements for the Degree Awarding University

The university awarding you the degree that you are applying with must be an official and recognized part of the national education system and has to be listed on the World Higher Education Database WHED by International Association of Universities.

 

Possibility to Apply as Undergraduate

You are eligible to apply as undergraduate and if admitted, you must

  • Complete your degree by July 31, 2019
  • Mail an officially certified copy of your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records together with the official translations (if applicable), to LUT Admissions Services in a way that they are received by August 5, 2019 at 15:00 (GMT +2)
    • Degrees completed in certain countries require you to follow the country-specific document requirements for authenticating and/or delivering your educational documents.
    • Prepare yourself for a long period of time required for the authentication process before being able to mail us the documents.

 

Requirements for Proficiency in English

Accepted Language Tests

One of the following language tests in English with at least the minimum score mentioned is required for you to prove your proficiency in English:

NOTE: A Language Certificate issued by your home university or any other institution or organisation is not accepted.

When a Language Test Result is Not Required?

Validity for the Language Test

Your language test result has to be valid at least on the first day of the application period i.e. on December 3, 2018. If not, you are required to take a new language test as you will not be eligible to apply with an expired language test result.

All the language test results accepted by LUT are valid for two years from the date of taking the test.

 

Minimum Requirement for Programme-Specific Studies

To possibly get admitted, you must have completed

  • a minimum of 24 ECTS credits of studies in Finance, Management Accounting or Economics that are applicable to the MSF Programme

Please go carefully through the detailed information for the programme-specific requirements at MSF – Admissions Criteria and Selection.

 

 

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