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Business & Economics

Accounting & Finance

BSc Analytical Finance

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

Focusing on financial mathematics and quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, it provides a good background in mathematics, economics and business administration.

Analytical Finance is an internationally-oriented programme taught entirely in English. Students may also take part in the international student exchange programme at Mälardalen University and include in their studies a longer stay at one of our partner universities around the world.

Highly qualified professors, lecturers and other teachers, from both academia and industry, participate in the programme, which is supported by active research and diverse cooperation programmes within the financial industry. Advanced financial software is used in the teaching.

The focus of the programme is on economic and financial real-life problems and the textbooks have been chosen to support this approach. Analytical finance has a built-in flexibility and allows students to choose from a selection of subjects during the second and third year of study

Programme content

Year 1: Mathematics for Economics and Business; Algebra; Financial Accounting; Cost and Management Accounting; Calculus; Introduction to Financial Mathematics; Microeconomics and Trade Theory

Year 2: Calculus; Probability; Marketing Basics; Organisation Basics; numerical Methods with MATLAB; Methods of Statistical Inference; Macroeconomics and International Finance

Year 3:
Applied Mathematics Specialisation: Analytical Finance with MATLAB; Stochastic Processes; Portfolio Theory; Time Series Analysis; Operations Research; Simulation

Business Administration or Economics Specialisation, from: Cost and Management Accounting; Financial Accounting; Corporate Finance; Intermediate Microeconomics,; Investment Theory; Marketing and IT; Managerial Economics and Financial Theory; Organisation, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship; Services Management; Macroeconomic Theory; Industrial Economics

Bachelor Thesis in Applied Mathematics, or
Bachelor Thesis in Economics, or
Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration


The university offers a related Masters programme, taught through English, in the following area:

Financial Engineering

Entry Requirements

3 A-levels (grades between A and E) + 3 GCSE (grades between A and C). Subjects to include Maths A-Level and a Social Science

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including at least two 2 at H5. Subjects to include Maths and a Social Science




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