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Analytical Finance

  • fiber_manual_record Credits 180  credits
  • home Study location Västerås
  • access_time Time 3 years  (full time)
  • timeline Education ordinance First cycle

The Bachelor's programme in Analytical Finance prepares you for a challenging career in the international world of finance. By giving you a solid foundation in Mathematics you will, among other things, learn to do quantitative analysis of financial markets and manage financial portfolios.

The Programme

The international programme in Analytical Finance will give you a solid foundation in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, Economics and in addition knowledge in Business Administration. To prepare you for a career in the financial industry, advanced financial software and programming languages are used in the teaching process. The focus of the programme is on using advanced mathematical tools to solve real-life problems.

The inclusion of lecturers from the financial industry is an important feature of the programme.

Analytical Finance is internationally oriented and is taught entirely in English. It attracts both international and Swedish students.

Employment and Future Prospects

In the modern financial industry there is a high demand for mathematicians with knowledge of finance and economics. The Analytical Finance programme is designed to meet that demand. As a graduate from this programme you will have competitive qualifications for obtaining an attractive position in a bank, in the investment and insurance industries, in the government or a financial institution.

If you complete your education with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics you can also acquire a position in business, working with information technologies and other fields of engineering.

You will also have the opportunity to continue your education by taking the two-year Master's programme in Financial Engineering or the two-year Master's programme in Engineering Mathematics offered at Mälardalen University, or at another higher education institution or university anywhere in the world.



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Course overview for programme

Year 1

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics


Business Administration




Year 2

Mathematics/Applied Mathematics


Computer Science 12.5%




Year 3

Elective -

Alternative 1 - Mathematics/Applied Mathematics

Alternative 2 - Economics


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Occasions for this programme

Autumn 2021

  • Analytical Finance, 180 credits


    180 credits


    Autumn 2021 (start 2021-08-30)

    Time and study pace

    3 years (full time)

    Education ordinance

    First cycle

    Application code




    Study location



    Studies in Advanced Mathematics of 3 years from Upper Secondary School with a Science profile and a TOEFL test result, minimum score 575 with a TWE score of at least 4,5 (PBT) or 90 with a TWE score of at least 20 (iBT)/IELTS test result with an overall band score of minimum 6,5 and no band score below 5,5.


    Upper secondary (high school) grades, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test



    Tuition fee

    For students outside EU/EEA
    Per installment prior to each semester: 57500 SEK
    Annual tuition fee: 115000 SEK
    Total programme fee: 345000 SEK


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