Master Program in Finance
The MSc in Finance combines a rigorous, research-based curriculum with extensive real-world applications and operational skill building.
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SSE provided the perfect environment to explore different paths: from SSE Business Lab to executive trainee programs or global student exchange opportunities.
MSc in Finance, 2nd year
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Why did you choose SSE and your specific program?
I chose SSE for its high quality Master in Finance program and all my expectations have been greatly exceeded. I was amazed by the variety of super interesting courses that no other business school offered just as I was excited to start a new chapter in my life and live in a city as beautiful as Stockholm. SSE provided the perfect environment to explore different paths: from SSE Business Lab to executive trainee programs or global student exchange opportunities.
What is your favorite part about being at SSE?
The best part about the environment at SSE is that it empowers you to achieve your dreams, it inspires you to go forward and it instils a positive state of mind. The close-knit community at SSE makes you enjoy every single day you spend studying! Not only do you get to attend very interactive, small classes in which the professors know your name, but you also get to work in groups with students who have diverse backgrounds and great stories to share. Moreover, since the Student Association is very active, you can join so many different clubs or even start your own project. These all add up to the conclusion that you can have a vibrant social life while studying at SSE.
Why would you encourage others to apply to SSE?
I believe that SSE not only fully prepares you for the business world from an academic point of view, but that it also boosts your chances of landing or building your dream job. Since SSE is an extremely prestigious business school, top consulting firms, banks, global companies and start-ups are always in a race to win the talented students at SSE. What is more, the opportunity to have an SSE alumnus or alumna as your personal mentor will provide you with a valuable insight into different career choices.
The program is taught by experienced faculty with outstanding expertise across financial topics. Topics covered include modern Capital Markets, Valuation (including options), Fixed Income, and Capital Structure. Electives include Value Investing, Restructuring, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and International Finance.
SSE's MSc in Finance has been one of the most popular master programs in Europe, thanks to a great learning environment and outstanding career opportunities offered after graduation. Finance graduates pursue careers in investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, investment management, consulting, as well as non-finance positions.
The MSc program in Finance is consistently one of the top ranked programs across various rankings. For example, the Financial Times ranking of the world's best masters programs (2016) have ranked the SSE Finance masters as no. 16 in the world, the top Nordic school represented.