The programme in Strategic Finance and Business Analytics aims to assist students in enhancing their managerial effectiveness within the field of finance and strategic management. The programme also aims to achieve its goals of producing qualified professionals by providing a very thorough grounding in the principles and practice of finance, including corporate finance, strategic management, accounting, econometrics, and international finance.
The primary objectives of the programme are:
General deadline, applies to everyone.)
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Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
Specialization StudiesYear 1
Business AnalyticsYear 1
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You are eligible to apply to the Master's Programme in Strategic Finance and Business Analytics (MSF) with one the following degrees:
* Studies in the following areas are referred to as studies in business administration: Accounting, Marketing, Finance, Management and Organisations, Business Law, Economics, Supply Management, Logistics and Knowledge Management. Studies in Methodology are also acceptable.
It is your responsibility to list your former business studies according to discipline on your application.
NOTE: Please find the detailed information on the required previous studies at Admissions Criteria and Selection.
NOTE: You are NOT eligible to apply with a degree of Master in Science in Economics and Business Administration.
In case you are still studying or waiting to graduate, you are eligible to apply, but you must have completed your degree and mailed an officially certified copy of your Degree Certificate and Transcript of Records together with the official translations (if applicable), to Lappeenranta University of Technology / LUT Admissions Services by July 16, 2014.
You are required to present a language test certificate as proof of your English language skills. One of the following English language tests with the respective minimum scores is required:
A language test certificate is not required from you if you have:
Your language test result has to be valid throughout the whole application period - meaning, that in case of your language test result should expire even for only one day before the application deadline, you will need to have a new language test certificate.
TOEFL, IELTS and PTE Academic language test certificates are valid for two years from the date of taking the test. CAE and CPE language tests must have been completed in 2005 or later, and their results are valid indefinitely.
International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Finland when:
No work experience is required.
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