Master of Science in Business

Major in Finance

Customise your Master of Science in Business degree by choosing a major in Finance.

What will you learn?

Finance is ultimately about making optimal and strategic decisions in an uncertain environment, which applies to all areas of business. A modern manager requires insight into the drivers of the financial situation of an enterprise, which is intimately connected with its success. This major combination will provide you not only with the required education for management positions in a broad range of industries, but also a strong basis for a career within finance and consulting.

Popular courses covered in this programme

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Gain insight into the international dimension of the investment process and sustainable short-term and long-term investment strategies.

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Get the knowledge and skills necessary to take an active, professional part in the economic and environmental challenges of today, including climate change, poverty and employment issues.

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Learn how to use mathematical models, theories, and methods to solve economic and financial problems.

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Illustration of Strategy

Gain insight into financial decision-making in multinational firms from a managerial perspective, but approached by using theories within economics and finance.

Why choose this major?

Engaging learning experiences and quality teaching are something we strive to provide, to help you build a solid skill and competency base, making you relevant for the future of work. In the video below, you will get the perspectives of our students, faculty, and the industry to understand the reasons for choosing to major in Finance at BI.

Why choose a major in Finance?

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Deeksha Kanyal Trainee Equinor Money in every sunbeam
Donald Muchiri Kariuki Senior Investment Associate Norfund Senior Investment Associate at Norfund
Faraz Seyedi Analyst Kameo Democratizing the financial markets

Programme Structure

The academic year at BI is divided into two semester, one in the autumn and one in spring. There are exams at the end of each semester. This programme structure provides an overview of which courses you will be taking and when you will be taking them.

2. Year

  • 60 credits (ECTS)



  • Major electives (choose one)

    6 ECTS

Please be aware that the study plan and courses can be subject to change, and that availability of elective courses may vary depending on the campus where you choose to study.