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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 Years

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
August

International course fees
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About Financial Economics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Master's in Finance

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration 
ECTS credits: 120 
Duration: two years

The Finance master’s programme offered by the NHH Norwegian School of Economics prepares you for a wide range of outstanding career opportunities within financial services, consulting and auditing.

The portfolio is designed and taught by NHH’s internationally recognised faculty in finance and related areas, whose academic research and industry knowledge ensure that the courses are relevant and of high quality.

Taught in English over two years, the Finance master’s programme offered by the NHH Norwegian School of Economics combine a rigorous theoretical approach with relevant applications. Students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical framework and empirical evidence in finance.

You will learn to analyse real-life problems related to financial markets and financial decision-making in firms, and to apply principles at the research frontier.

Upon completion of the programme, you will possess skills for performing investment analysis and valuation, evaluating portfolio management strategies and techniques, and making corporate finance decisions and risk management considerations.

You can tailor the programme to suit your own interests and choose to specialize in areas ranging from corporate finance, investment management or macroeconomics to ensure in-depth knowledge and skills vital for a chosen career path.

NORWAY'S LEADING BUSINESS SCHOOL

It makes a difference where you study. NHH is one of the best business schools in Europe and is a member of the exclusive CEMS network (– the strategic alliance of 30 leading business schools, 65 multinational companies and five NGO partners. We welcome talented students from across the world to our master’s programmes and offer them a first-rate education – with no tuition fee.

CAREER

At NHH we have close links to business and industry. The school's extensive cooperation with Norwegian and international companies will make sure you get a learning experience that is relevant, up to date and focused on helping you become a business leader of tomorrow. Our students get inspiration from meeting representatives from the business community all year round through guest lectures, case presentations, seminars and conferences, career days and company presentations.

NHH candidates quickly find relevant, well paid jobs after their studies, shows NHH’s labour market survey (2018). The labour market survey is an annual survey of how NHH graduates are received in the labour market. It was sent to the 489 candidates who graduated in spring 2018.

The responses show that over 92 % had found work six months after completing their master’s degrees. About 3.5 % of the candidates chose to continue their studies at NHH or other educational institutions. Among those in employment, 85.6% stated that they had received a job offer before they had graduated. 96 % consider their work to be relevant to their education from NHH.

ACCREDITATION

We are, as the only Norwegian institution, a member of CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education. CEMS is a global alliance of academic and corporate institutions dedicated to educating and preparing future generations of global business leaders to enter into a multilingual, multicultural and interconnected business world through the CEMS Masters in International Management.

  • CEMS
  • EQUIS
  • PIM

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsAugustDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

NHH is a government funded university and therefore charges no application or tuition fees. As a student at NHH, the only fee you are required to pay is a small semester registration fee to the Student Welfare Organization in Bergen (SiB), allowing you to benefit from their services. The amount is currently approximately NOK 800 per semester. 

Some applicants are obliged to document financial ability in order to be granted a residence permit to study in Norway (citizens outside the EU/EEA area and Switzerland).

Entry requirements

Requirements for admission:

  • Bachelor degree (min. 90 ECTS in economics and business administration - in addition, minimum 1/6 (30 ECTS) of previous studies within business administration)
  • GMAT or GRE
  • TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC or PTE
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Documentation of financial ability
  • Documentation of identity

More detailed information on our website.

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