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The Master of Science in Finance offers an outstanding education in finance. Students gain a profound knowledge in the methods used in practical modern finance. This Master is a full-time two-year finance degree with strong focus on financial analysis and portfolio management. The programme consists of four semesters of 30 ECTS credits each.

The first semester concentrates on core courses in the foundations of modern finance, accounting, quantitative methods and economics. During the second semester, there is a transition towards case solving as several courses place a special emphasis on applications. The third semester covers advanced topics in finance and provides exposure to the profession. Through the programme, elective credits (20 ECTS) allow a customization of the curriculum to match students’ professional goals. During the last semester, students write their master thesis (30 ECTS) independently or during a training period at a financial institution or at the finance department of a corporation.