University of Jyväskylä

Banking and International Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
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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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

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.

Career

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.

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

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Academic Requirements

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.
English language proficiency demonstrated in one of the following ways:
  • a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based) / 100 (internet-based), or IELTS score of 7; CPE or CAE passed on levels A, B or C; or PTE (Pearson Test of English) minimum score of 65
  • Previous education (bachelor's degree or master's degree) completed in English in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States.
  • Secondary education conducted in English language in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 10000 International
Tuition fees will be introduced only for non-EU/EEA students in Finland from August 2017 onwards. The fees will concernnon-EU/EEA degree students who start their studies in English-taught Master's degree programmes in August 2017 or after that at the University of Jyväskylä.

Funding

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