Degree: PhD
University: Hanken School of Economics , Faculty: Department of Finance and Statistics
City: Helsinki , Country: Finland
Discipline: Natural Sciences
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  • Start Date of Studies January, September
  • Admission deadline 17.5.2010 and 22.10.2010
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  • Programme Description

    Programme Description

    Hanken offers advanced research-based doctoral education to students aiming for a career requiring analytical thinking and research skills, be it in academia, the corporate world or the public sector. The studies leading to a PhD degree require four years of full-time study, of which approximately one year consists of course work. The thesis project constitutes the remaining part of the degree and is carried out under active supervision.

    Central elements of the research within the major Finance include financial theory, long term and short term corporate financial planning, portfolio theory, securities analysis, capital market theory, with a focus on Finnish circumstances, international finance and exchange rate issues from a corporate point of view.

    Hanken is a member of several Finnish Researcher Schools and is involved in active collaboration within international networks and with other universities. This guarantees the availability of a wide range of courses and other academic possibilities and activities for its students.


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