PhD in Finance

General

Program Description

The PhD Program in Finance is a five-year, full-time, residential program taught in English. SSE does not offer distance learning or allow for part-time studies.

In order to receive a Ph.D. degree in Finance from SSE, you must earn 240 ECTS. These credits consist of a coursework component (105 ECTS) and a dissertation component (135 ECTS).

In the first year, the coursework component consists of seven courses (45 ECTS) integrated into the SDPE program, and two additional finance courses (15 ECTS). In the second year, the coursework consists of three finance courses (22,5 ECTS), as well as elective courses (22,5 ECTS), where you can take more finance courses, including shorter mini-courses on specialized areas in finance, or topic courses in economics. In year 3-5, you will be working on your thesis which is equivalent to 135 ECTS. The program ends with a thesis defense.

Last updated July 2018

About the School

Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is the leading business school in the Nordics with a unique business community network, private funding and little dependence on government support. For more than a ... Read More

Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) is the leading business school in the Nordics with a unique business community network, private funding and little dependence on government support. For more than a century, SSE has educated talented women and men for leading positions within the business community and the public sector. Read less