MSc in Financial Economics

ISM University of Management and Economics

Program Description

MSc in Financial Economics

ISM University of Management and Economics

MSc in Financial Economics

The distinctive feature of the Master in Financial Economics programme lies in its holistic approach, which incorporates subjects on investment management, corporate finance, economics and advanced quantitative research methods. The programme aims to broaden students’ understanding of scientific contributions in the field of financial economics, strengthen their analytic and critical thinking skills, and equip them with quantitative finance techniques and complex financial decision-making tools in a rapidly changing macroeconomic environment. Our graduates have solid training in modern financial and economic theory with an ability to apply theoretical concepts and models in practical situations.

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.

Key Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of Master’s programme in Financial Economics graduates will:

  • be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of contemporary theory of financial economics and develop innovative ideas in the research fields of corporate finance, portfolio management, financial engineering and risk management;
  • be able to integrate and systematically apply knowledge of financial economics theory, micro and macroeconomics, mathematical statistics and econometrics in solving complex financial problems;
  • have the ability to formulate judgments and take socially and ethically responsible financial decisions in the context of global financial markets;
  • be able to analyze and critically assess the behaviour of local and international financial markets and institutions, financial instruments, fiscal and monetary policy regimes and implications on managing financial flows;
  • have the ability to communicate knowledge in the field of finance and economics to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously;
  • have necessary learning skills to continue to study in a manner that may be largely self-directed or autonomous.


Finance Courses

Asset Pricing
Financial Derivatives
Portfolio Management
Behavioural Finance

Corporate Finance Courses

International Finance
Risk Management
Financial Intermediation
Advanced Corporate Finance

Economic Courses

Microeconomic Analysis
Advanced Macroeconomics
Monetary Policy

Research Methodology and other Courses

Research Methodology
Applied Business Ethics
Mathematical Finance
Financial Econometrics

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated July 18, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
8,000 EUR
Start date Sept. 2017
Lithuania Vilnius
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End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 8,000 EUR

The best Financial Economics programme in the Baltic region!