Analytical Finance, 180 hp

The Bachelor program in Analytical Finance prepares you for a challenging career in the international world of finance. You will learn to see economics from different perspectives, from
accounting in firms to the management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets.


Application deadline 15 april. This admissions round is planned with regard to international applicants, in consideration of turnaround times regarding any applications for a visa or residence permit.


This bachelor programme has a unique character by its content. It has been carefully designed and belongs to the very popular educational area of financial engineering. Focusing on quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides a good background in mathematics, economics, business administration, and computer science.

Analytical Finance is an internationally-oriented programme taught entirely in English. Students may 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 teachers, from both academia and industry, participate in the programme. It is supported by active research and diverse cooperation programmes with the financial industry.

The focus of the program, however, is on economic and financial real-life problems and the textbooks have been chosen to support this
approach. Advanced financial software is used in the teaching.
The programme has a built-in flexibility and allows students to choose from a selection of subjects during all three years of study.

The first and second year offer basic courses in Mathematics, Business Administration, Economics, and Computer Science. During these two years you will get acquainted with the subjects. In the following year you are free to choose a specialization in applied mathematics, economics, or business administration. You can even obtain two degrees, for example in Mathematics and in Economics.


As a graduate of Analytical Finance you will have competitive qualifications for obtaining an attractive position in a bank, stock exchange, investment, insurance or financial software company, government or financial institution or manufacturing company. You will also have the possibility to continue your education by taking the two-year Master program in Financial Engineering offered at Mälardalen University, or at another high-quality educational institution or university anywhere in the world.