Learning outcomes

After completing the programme, you will be familiar with the main theories and concepts of finance and international financial markets.

You will become a fact-driven finance professional who understands business processes, analytics, management, and strategies in a global financial environment.

You will acquire:

competence in business analytics, including skills to choose the correct and relevant tools and techniques for solving business problems; you will be a competent finance professional who can analyse theories and methods in your professional field and apply knowledge in a real-world context using real-world data;

knowledge of how to apply business research and systematically analyse research problems related to your discipline; you will learn how to produce an academic research report according to the principles of good scientific conduct, which will enable you to continue your studies at the doctoral level;  

skills for critically evaluating the consequences of business decisions from a responsibility perspective;

a professional network by working with your peers during your studies and by networking with industry representatives during guest lectures; you will likely write your final thesis on a topic of empirical analysis for a business organisation.

"The programme is an interesting mix of finance and business analytics with relevant programming studies"

Mikko Forsström
Strategic Finance and Business Analytics

Strategic Finance and Analytics

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

120 ECTS credits

2 years

Start date
August 2022


Tuition fees and scholarships
EUR 13 500 Non-EU/EEA students
Scholarships available

Academic unit
LUT School of Business and Management

Lappeenranta campus

Rolling admission
1 November 2021 − 31 May 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+3)

Regular admission
1 December 2021 − 19 January 2022 at 15:00 (UTC+2)

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