This programme provides a framework for understanding and applying financial theory and offers a thorough grounding in finance. Advanced Corporate Finance and Risk Management cover both long-term and short-term financial management for firms. Investments and Advanced Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation provide in-depth insights into investment portfolios. One semester can be spent studying abroad and internship is an elective course.
During the first semester the focus is on providing deeper knowledge about the main subject area of finance.
During the second semester you study elective courses and one option is a two months internship.
The third semester includes a compulsory methodological course and a course in recent trends in the field of Business. In addition to this you are given the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in one other area of the field of Business. This semester is also suitable for studying abroad.
The fourth semester you write a thesis.
When you follow one of our Master's programs you have the opportunity to do an internship in a company for ten weeks. This possibility exists only at a few Business Schools in the country. The internship gives you a good opportunity to put theoretical knowledge in Business into practice. As a student you will arrange your internship yourself. This way, you can find an internship that meets your expectations.
There are plenty of opportunities for you to study one semester abroad within the program. The Business School offers you the opportunity to study abroad at some 60 universities, mainly in Europe but also in Brazil, Costa Rica,
Canada, China, Russia and South Africa. As a master student you can also apply to Umeå University's agreement to non-European countries such as USA, Australia, Canada.
The Business School collaborates in many different ways with companies and organizations. As a student, you might perhaps do an internship at one of our corporate partners. Professionals outside the university come to us as guest lecturer and teachers. Our researchers will in turn contribute new knowledge to society. A group of advisors consisting of corporate / community representatives are also linked to the Business School and they contribute with their knowledge and experience.
Financial Management 30 cr.
Alternative A. Elective courses 30 cr. Alternative B. Elective courses 15 cr. and Master's thesis 1st year 15 cr.
Current trends and a minor in Management/Accounting/Marketing/Business Development 30 cr.
Alternative A. Master's thesis 2nd year 30 cr. Alternativ B. Elective course 15 cr. and Master's thesis 2nd year 15 cr.
The programme is suitable for students wishing to work as investment advisers, with financing issues in banks, with cash management, as financial analysts in banks, insurance companies, or government departments. The program's international character also provides good opportunities for a career abroad. The program gives you eligibility to apply for PhD positions.
AThe first selection criteria is the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) result. If you have no GMAT result you are still eligible to apply for the program but will be ranked after applicants with a GMAT result and according to the number of academic credits you have. The GMAT result must be sent from ETS, our institution code is 81Q-GG-68. Ask for a GMAT Score Report Request Form, complete it and return it to the test administrator. This will ensure that your GMAT score is sent directly to the University.Close
If you write a Master's thesis 15 credits at the end of the 2nd semester, you can exit the program after one year and get a one year Degree of Master's of Science 60 credits. If you wish to you can still continue the second year for a two years Master's of Science 120 credits. You can however not apply for, and get admitted to a one year program as all our programs are two years.Close