Master’s programme in Financial Economics aims to educate socially responsible and highly qualified specialists in the field of financial economics, equipped with general, functional and transferable competences, specialized knowledge and strong analytical skills that would enable them to analyze, critically assess and develop contemporary theory and practice of finance and economics as well as apply methods of mathematical statistics and econometric models to the analysis of corporate finance, portfolio management, financial markets and institutions, financial engineering across local and international public and private institutions.
Our graduates have solid training in modern financial and economic theory with an ability to apply theoretical concepts and models in practical situations.
Through the Master of Financial Economics programme students will be able to:
– Analyse and assess both the micro- and macroeconomic environment of international corporations, financial institutions and capital markets.
– Understand and apply quantitative finance techniques and advanced financial decision-making tools in portfolio management, risk management and capital budgeting.
– Analyse and critically evaluate the role and functioning of international financial markets and institutions and be familiar with the universe of financial instruments.
– Evaluate, choose, and systemically apply advanced mathematical statistics methods and advanced econometric models and techniques in solving complex problems of corporate finance.
The DOUBLE DEGREE is exclusively awarded to students who spend one year of their two-year programme at the double degree partner university – BI Norwegian Business School.
Master’s students can spend an EXCHANGE SEMESTER in one of 14 partner universities in 11 countries across Europe and Asia.