Master's Degree in Economic Studies in Slovenia

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A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Economics and administration is a fusion of many different disciplines. Professionals are trained in business, macro and micro economics, finance, public policy and other topics to help them analyze and understand the national or global financial picture.

Slovenia (Slovenija) is a member of the European Union, Schengen Agreement and NATO. Previously one of Yugoslavia's six constituent republics, present-day Slovenia became independent in 1991. Slovenia has four universities, located in Ljubljana, Maribor, Nova Gorica and Koper.

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Master in Quantitative Finance & Actuarial Sciences

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

The master’s programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme’s goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Slovenia 2017/2018. The master's programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme's goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. As part of core courses and specific track courses, students learn the basics of quantitative finance, actuarial sciences, the insurance industry, econometric analysis, and modelling. Given the programme’s methodological demands and level of difficulty, adequate prior knowledge of mathematics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics is required. Students demonstrate this by passing exams and fulfilling requirements in the relevant courses or holding a recognized undergraduate degree. Admissions Criteria First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study areas with at least 180 ECTS Graduates of a programme of study for graduate qualification in relevant areas of study Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the above paragraphs from other areas of study and completing additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Mathematics for Business and Economic Sciences (6 ECTS) Duration of study: 2 years (4 semesters) Scope of ECTS: 120 ECTS Study status: full-time Degree: Master in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences (second-cycle) Apart from candidates holding degrees in economics and business studies, the programme is suitable primarily for students with backgrounds in mathematics, physics, as well as machine and electrical engineering. To master statistics, microeconomics, finance, and the... [-]

Master in Money and Finance

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

The programme gives 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. [+]

We think of money as one of biggest inventions of mankind. With widespread use of money finance was born. Nowadays all the economies are financial. Their financial systems have grown in their size and complexity. We see a wide array of financial institutions trading in complex financial assets on interdependent financial markets with a single aim of bringing together savers and investors in their desire of making the best use of their wealth. Development of financial systems has thus become a close companion of general economic development. At the top of these financial systems are modern central banks with a difficult task of using money as a steering wheel between the dangers of inflation and recessions. Good understanding of the mechanics of financial systems is of essence. The aim of the MSc in Money and Finance at FELU is to provide such understanding 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. Admissions Criteria 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... [-]

Master in Bank & Financial Managament

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana + 1 more

The programme qualifies students to perform a wide array of tasks related to financial management in enterprises, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions as well as to work in financial markets and in the non-profit and public sectors. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Slovenia 2017/2018. The programme qualifies students to perform a wide array of tasks related to financial management in enterprises, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions as well as to work in financial markets and in the non-profit and public sectors. Students gain extensive knowledge about the operation of financial markets, financial risk management, as well as investment and equity management and are capable of making a financial analysis, valuing a company, adopting financial decisions in companies etc. Graduates of this programme will be able to find employment in positions related to financial functions in companies, a variety of positions in financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies as well as in non-profit organisations and regulatory institutions (e.g. central bank, banking and insurance supervisory institutions). Admissions Criteria 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). In accordance with Article 41 of the Law of Higher Educations, candidates are ranked in cases where the number of available spots are limited. Candidates are ranked based on their undergraduate GPA (70%) and the exam results of Type 2 and Type 3 undergraduate elective courses (30%) Duration of... [-]

Master in Economics

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

In all countries, economists assume the top positions in society, are managers of the largest enterprises and banks, ministers and prime ministers, governors of central banks as well as managers of prestigious consultation companies and analytics departments. [+]

In all countries, economists assume the top positions in society, are managers of the largest enterprises and banks, ministers and prime ministers, governors of central banks as well as managers of prestigious consultation companies and analytics departments. Economics is thus one of the elite programmes at the most prestigious universities, where only a few percent of the best students are accepted. It is the same in Slovenia. Economics is a demanding study, requiring an ambitious and motivated individual with good analytical abilities. An individual who will be able, as shown by many examples, to make decisions in a key position in the business sector and in state policymaking. Why? Because graduates of the Economics programme are capable of resolving economic and business problems that other people are generally unable to identify or classify as important. You will acquire knowledge and skills needed for successful expert work in key positions in the business sector or in shaping the economic policy of the state. You will learn how to use complex analytical tools that will enable you to comprehensively analyse a problem in a given environment, since by using economic models (theory), extensive knowledge of empirical findings and a plethora of analytical and programme tools you will be able to correctly analyse data and, based on it, make projections, different scenarios and strategies, assess risks and adopt appropriate decisions. These are the knowledge and skills individuals require to be able to take up top positions in the business sector and in state... [-]

Master’s degree in Corporate Security Management

GEA College
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Slovenia Ljubljana

The management of business and security mechanisms in the economy, industry, national institutions and civil society. [+]

Best Masters in Economic Studies in Slovenia 2017/2018. Program description The management of business and security mechanisms in the economy, industry, national institutions and civil society. Profession for today and tomorrow. The study focuses on multi-disciplinary theoretical and practical knowledge from the field of management and corporate risks. Complementing your vast business knowledge. The study introduces contents, which are relevant for corporate security: geo-strategic and political aspects of security risks, security standards in business processes, security risk management, planning and development of corporate security on every level, monitoring processes, economic intelligence and mechanisms for managing various risks. Introduction to global business environment. The study analyses numerous examples from local and international companies, represented by the top professionals from the field of security in the region. During the study, numerous cases from domestic and international companies represented by top experts in the field of security in the region are being dealt with. The study provides the familiarisation of the global business environment and possibilities of networking and making contacts. The personal approach is provided with the academic curriculum which takes place in small groups enabling direct cooperation between lecturers and students. Scope of ECTS: 120 ECTS Study mode: Flexible study mode with the possibility of designing an individual study plan to accommodate the working and other obligations of each student. Degree: Master’s degree in Corporate Security Management The programme is accredited via the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Slovenia and is consequently recognised worldwide under the EU directive. The... [-]