Master Program in Finance
The MSc in Finance combines a rigorous, research-based curriculum with extensive real-world applications and operational skill building.
SSE is a great university with courses that are taught nowhere else.
Jorinda van Jole
MSc in Finance, 2nd year
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Why did you choose SSE and your specific program?
SSE is a great university with courses that are taught nowhere else. There are a lot of opportunities offered by SSE and Stockholm is a beautiful city.
What is your favorite part about being at SSE?
It's a small school, so a lot of people know each other. Students are very friendly to each other.
Why would you encourage others to apply to SSE?
SSE may not be very well known, but you would be surprised with what it has to offer.
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.
We offer two specializations:
Every student chooses one of two specializations: Corporate Finance and Investment Management. The choice of specialization is made at the end of the first semester of the program.
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.
Do you have questions regarding the academic content of the MSc Program in Finance? Send an e-mail to the Secretary at the Department of Finance, Jenny Wahlberg Andersson.