Hanken School of Economics offers a comprehensive, two-year Master's Degree Programme in Financial Economics which is targeted for ambitious students planning careers in the financial industry, including risk management, sales and trading, asset management, corporate finance, and applied research. The programme also gives a solid basis for further academic studies.
The curriculum is designed to be completed in two years. The core curriculum in the first year will prepare students to follow a track of their choice and to write a masters' thesis during the second year.
If you are looking for a career in finance and have the zeal to be a leading professional, this is the programme for you.
The programme includes the following core courses:
In addition to the compulsory courses, the programme includes elective studies comprising 28 credits, of which at least 6 should be language studies.
Faculty and Partners
The Department of Finance at Hanken is one of the leading academic teaching and research units in finance in Finland. The department has a broad international scope in its research and education activities on two campuses; Helsinki and Vaasa. Our faculty is well connected to the finance community in Finland and abroad. The Department's research covers several key areas of finance such as asset pricing and financial econometrics, corporate finance and corporate governance, law and finance, risk management, market microstructure and real estate.
Who we are:
Anders Löflund, Professor, Head of Department
Timo Korkeamäki, Professor
Henrik Palmén, Lecturer
Benjamin Maury, Hanken Foundation Assistant Professor
Jan Antell, Associate Professor
Karl Felixson, Assistant Professor
As a student at Hanken you will also have the opportunity take full advantage of the services provided by our Career and Recruitment Services, Ekonomforum. Ekonomforum gives you assistance when you are looking for an internship or need career guidance. Through Ekonomforum you can also get involved in Hanken's mentorship programme.
Application and Further Information
For full details on the application process and admission requirements, please go to www.hanken.fi/admissions.