Why this programme
Kick-start your career as a financial analyst
The Master in Finance fast-tracks you to a successful career as a financial analyst in Sweden or abroad. We cooperate with accreditation organisations such as SwedSec and the CFA Society Sweden and cover the knowledge necessary to work as a financial analyst.
Learn from uniquely diverse and qualified team
Over the course of one year you’ll have the opportunity to engage with and learn from accomplished professionals from business, as well as an experienced team of researchers, lecturers and professors. Not only are these experts highly qualified, they place importance on passing their knowledge on to you. Each expert is well prepared and eager to engage with our Master in Finance students.
Work integrated learning
University West is Sweden’s leading university when it comes to Work Integrated Learning (WIL). The university was tasked with the development of WIL by the Swedish government 15+ years ago and continues to lead the field today. WIL provides you with opportunities to put knowledge and skills into practice through projects, case studies and analyses conducted in collaboration with companies and organisations. One specific example of WIL is our annual participation in the global contest "CFA Institute Research Challenge". During this competition you’ll receive mentoring and advice from industry professionals in financial analysis and professional ethics. You’ll then compete with students from other universities based on your analytical, valuation, report writing and presentation skills. This allows you to gain real-world experience as you undertake the role of a research analyst.
International yet intimate
University West offers an intimate campus environment without the usual barriers between academic staff and students. Here, your professors are easily accessible to answer questions, hold discussions and provide individual feedback. The teacher-to-student ratio is higher than at most comparable programmes at other universities, and your proactive participation is a part of the programme. Additionally, all of your courses have an international focus. This is enriched by students and staff coming from all over the world with diverse cultural backgrounds. Completely taught in English, your programme gives you an enriching linguistic and cultural experience and prepares you for a challenging and stimulating career in an increasingly globalised world.