Finance and Investments
WHAT GETS YOU THE JOB?
As a graduate from the concentration in Finance and Investments you will have a strong understanding of the securities traded in financial markets, how companies and households interact with financial markets, and how financial institutions operate and are regulated. You will know state-of-the-art models for asset pricing, company valuation, and investment decisions, as well as statistical methods for estimating inputs to models and for testing the validity of theories. You will be capable of implementing relevant models and methods on computers. In short, you will be able to competently analyse and solve real-life problems pertaining to finance and investments and also able to clearly communicate the results of your analysis.
We expect the majority of graduates from the concentration in Finance and Investments to find employment in banks, pension funds, mutual funds, insurance companies, and other companies and institutions operating in financial markets. The graduates are particularly qualified for positions demanding both excellent analytical skills and a solid understanding of the securities and players in financial markets. This is the case for many jobs in financial market analysis, capital management, risk management, investment banking, and financial asset trading. The graduates should also be attractive for central banks, regulatory authorities, and international organisations within finance and economics such as the International Monetary Fund, the Bank for International Settlements, or the European Union.
In the competence profile you can read more about the purpose of the programme and the competencies you achieve in the programme: