Master's Degree in Financial Mathematics in Ljubljana in Slovenia

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

A Master in Financial Mathematics gives students abilities in computational mathematics. It does this by giving students a thorough understanding of financial theory and concepts, and providing a solid base for developing a range of mathematical and computational skills.

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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. [+]

Masters in Financial Mathematics in Ljubljana in Slovenia. 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... [-]