University of Jyväskylä

Banking and International Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
The Master's Degree Program in Banking and International Finance at the School of Business and Economics of the University of Jyväskylä provides an interdisciplinary degree and a strong quantitatively oriented background for the students to serve as professionals especially in financial markets, banking and other duties in the fields of economics and finance requiring highly analytical performance.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding



Prominent job market positions for the graduates from the BIF programme are central bank and other bank economists, analysts, bank managers, and other researcher, specialist and manager positions in the service of research institutions and financial sector in general.

Postgraduate study opportunities

Completing the BIF programme gives graduates the possibility to apply for doctoral studies for example in the doctoral program of the Graduate School of Finance,or after completing some advanced level courses in economics outside the curriculum of the BIF programme, also in the Finnish Doctoral Program in Economics .

The Banking and International Finance programme is offered by the University of Jyväskylä.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Banking
  • Applied Time Series Analysis for Financial Economics
  • Investment and Asset Pricing
  • Derivatives
  • International Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
  • Master’s Thesis
  • Master’s Thesis Seminar
  • Maturity Examination

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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The admission requirements for the Master's Degree Programme in Banking and International Finance are:
  • Bachelor's degree or a polytechnic degree in business studies, environmental studies, environmental technology, or in other applicable studies. If the degree has not been completed at the time of application, an official university statement indicating the approximate date of graduation will be accepted.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 10000 International


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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