Master in Financial Engineering

Poznan University of Economics and Business

Program Description

Master in Financial Engineering

Poznan University of Economics and Business

Requirements for the candidates

Applicants should have completed undergraduate programs (bachelor or engineer degree). Preference is given to studies on economics or mathematics.

Candidates should have basic knowledge of economics, mathematics and finance, in particular, basic knowledge of economic theory (basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics).

The candidate should know the basics of accounting and financial mathematics (time value of money, the rules for calculating interest and discounting).

In mathematics, the candidate is expected to have knowledge related to the basics of linear algebra and calculus.


  • Knowledge of English
  • Basics of calculus
  • Basics of linear algebra
  • Basics of financial mathematics (time-value of money)

Additional subjects

  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Basics of probability theory

Program description

The world of modern finance is increasingly dominated by new technologies, mathematical models, and sophisticated statistical techniques. Financial Engineering is an area of modern finance involved in the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of risks associated with financial investments and in forecasting events in the financial markets. Financial engineering deals with, among other things:

  • construction of complex investment strategies,
  • forecasting the prices of financial instruments,
  • the development and pricing of financial instruments,
  • risk management of financial investments,
  • analysis and modeling of financial markets.

Master program in Financial Engineering prepares highly qualified specialists in this area: financial engineers prepared to work a deal with investments’ analysis and risk management in banks and investment funds. Graduates of this course have a rare expertise on economic and financial modeling.

Potential employers:

  • Banks
  • Central banks
  • Financial supervisory authorities
  • Investment funds
  • Companies engaged in financial consulting
  • Companies with divisions of financial analysis

International cooperation

The program Financial Engineering is led with the cooperation of Lisbon School of Economics and Management at the University of Lisbon andUniversity of Lorraine in Nancy (France). The international agreement involving three Master programmes in Financial Engineering allows students to study a part of their degree at these universities and obtain double degrees (from Poznań University of Economics and one of the partner universities).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 28, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
2 years
Full time
10,000 PLN
Poland - Poznań, Lublin Voivodeship
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