ECTS: 120 credits ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) - is an European system for translation and accumulation of points/results. This system was created for recording the academic work of students during an educational programme or course. One academic year corresponds to 60 ECTS points, which is about 1500-1800 study hours.
First-year enrolment is open to:
Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study programmes with at least 180 ECTS, or those that have completed the current programme of study for qualification in relevant study programmes;
Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the previous paragraph in unrelated areas of study and must complete additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Introduction to Business (6 ECTS).
About the programme
Which are the forces that cause money to change its value every second? How to control them or benefit from them? What are the reasons for inflation, deflation or hyperinflation? Why are currencies disappearing and new ones replacing them? How will the state cover its budget deficit and how will it fulfil its commitments to the European Union?
The aim of the MSc in Money and Finance is to provide good understanding of the mechanics of financial systems to students whose ambitions are to as skilled as their peers on international job market. Special care is devoted to give the student a solid background knowledge of economics and quantitative tools. The growing complexity of financial markets in a globalized world is making such a knowledge a necessity for good analytical skills. Equipped with it our students will be given the opportunity to master its use in a selection of applied courses that will be offered each year.
Programme Money and Finance can be also part of Double degree programme. For students who want to spend part of their Master's studies at a foreign university there is a possibility to participate in a Double-Degree two-year Master's Programme jointly organised by:
The Double-Degree Programme includes spending one year in the MSc Programme of the partner university and leads to obtaining a double Master's Degree, both from the home university and partner foreign university. Given high quality of Master's Programmes of partner universities this is an excellent entry point for ambitious students to international job market or an academic career.
Employment is possible in companies and institutions requiring a financial economist in the general government sector (ministries, agencies, central bank) and private companies dealing in money and finances. Ambitious students who are keen on additional research gain a proper basis for enrolment in doctoral studies.