Degree structure and studies
The Master's programme in Strategic Finance and Business Analytics is a two-year study programme. It leads to the degree of Master of Economics and Business Administration, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), which is 120 ECTS credits.
The programme includes core and specialisation studies in finance, minor studies in business analytics, and language studies.
Core studies (54 ECTS credits) include courses on strategic and corporate finance topics including financial management, banking and insurance finance, financial theory and valuation, and financial econometrics.
Specialisation studies (36 ECTS credits) include a special course on real options and managerial decision-making and the Master´s thesis.
Minor studies (25 ECTS credits) include studies on business analytics based on modern tools and hands-on practice on using the tools in real-world business problems.
Language studies, 5 ECTS credits.
The Master's thesis and seminar, 30 ECTS credits, is a part of specialisation studies. The thesis is a research project, which requires approximately six months of full-time work. It is completed during the fourth semester of the degree programme.
You can find the most recent information about available courses, teaching schedules and degree structures from the LUT study guide.
Double degree studies for students from the partner university
Students from the partner university are able to study as a double degree student at LUT.
MSF's double degree partner university is Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Russia.
Students admitted to the double degree programme receive a degree certificate from two universities after they have fulfilled the degree requirements of both universities.