In the rapidly changing business world of today, there is a growing need for finance professionals who meet the high requirements set by firms operating in a demanding environment. In light of the recent worldwide financial crisis, both the private and public sectors are seeking well-educated finance professionals that can help to remedy the current situation and to reduce the effects of future crises.
The Oulu Business School of the University of Oulu organises a two-year Master´s programme in Finance (MF) that will provide students with the skills and knowledge required by the various organisations that operate in the modern financial world. The next programme will start in the end of August 2013.
The Master´s Programme in Finance offers you a full two years of intensive studies that provide you with wide knowledge on asset pricing, portfolio management and portfolio performance evaluation, corporate finance and financial econometrics. The courses are specially designed to provide students with deeper knowledge of all the most important fields of finance. In addition, the courses familiarise you with a number of different research methods used in financial analysis.
The MF programme provides a master´s degree of high international standards. The programme is designed for students with different university level backgrounds. As a minimum precondition, an applicant needs to have an appropriate Bachelor´s (or similar) degree. The quantitative nature of the MF ideally suits those who have studied business, economics, natural sciences or engineering. MF is specially designed to provide students with a strong background for scientific research.
Programme Director: Professor Jukka Perttunen
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