Master in Bank and Financial Management - Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana

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Master in Bank and Financial Management

Finance is the bloodstream of enterprises, institutions and the national economy. Are you attentive to detail, capable of critical and analytical thinking and good with numbers?

Join us and complete a study with proficiency in advanced financial tools and techniques as well as with a global insight into key developments in the financial world.

Duration of study 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of ECTS 120 ECTS
Study status full-time & part-time
Degree magister poslovnih ved (mag. posl. ved) – second cycle graduate in Bank and Financial Management

Knowledge and skills acquired by taking this programme

Bank and Financial Management 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.

Organisations/institutions/companies with employment prospects

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).

Professions

  • Financial and/or banking analyst
  • Portfolio manager
  • Risk manager
  • Business manager/Account manager in a bank
  • Sales officer in a bank and/or insurance company
  • Financial officer in a company
  • Stockbroker

Programme

Programme Bank and Financial Management 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 (UL) 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.

Curriculum – first-year enrolment until study year 2017/18

1st year

Semester Course Type ECTS
1. (winter) *Economic Policies of the EU 9 10
1. (winter) Corporate Finance 2 10 8
1. (winter) *Organisation and management 9 10
1. (winter)ffffff Managerial Economics 9 10
2. (spring) Quantitative Methods in Finance 9 10
2. (spring) Strategic Management 2 10 8
2. (spring) **Corporate Valuation 11 7
**Insurance Finance 11 7
2. (spring) ELECTIVE COURSE 13 7

2nd year

Semester Course Type ECTS
3. (winter) Financial Statement Analysis 2 10 8
3. (winter) Financial Institutions Management 2 10 8
3. (winter) MASTER'S THESIS DISPOSITION / 11
Business Skills Development / 3
4. (spring) **Bank Management 11 7
**Enterprise Risk Management 11 7
4. (spring) ELECTIVE COURSE 13 7
4. (spring) MASTER THESIS / 16
*student selects one of the two offered obligatory courses type 9
**student selects one of the two offered obligatory courses type 11.

In case there will not be enough applicants for the programme Master in Bank and Financial Management, the programme will not be offered in English.

Curriculum – first-year enrolment from study year 2018/19 on - NEW

1st year

Semester Course Type ECTS
1. (winter) Managerial Economics 9 7
1. (winter) Quantitative Methods in Finance 9 7
1. (winter) Corporate Finance 2 10 7
1. (winter) Financial Accounting 2 10 7
2. (spring) Economic Policies of the EU 9 7
2. (spring) Law of Business Finances 10 7
2. (spring) Financial Institutions Management 2 10 7
2. (spring) ELECTIVE COURSE 13 7
2. (spring) Business Skills Development 1 / 4

2nd year

Semester Course Type ECTS
3. (winter) Corporate Valuation & Financial Statement Analysis 10 7
3. (winter) * Applied Asset Management 11 7
* Insurance Finance 11 7
3. (winter) ** Bank management 11 7
** Enterprise Risk Management 11 7
3. (winter) MASTER'S THESIS DISPOSITION / 7
4. (spring) ELECTIVE COURSE 13 7
4. (spring) Business Skills Development 2 / 4
4. (spring) MASTER'S THESIS / 21
* Student selects one of the two offered courses type 11.
** Student selects one of the two offered courses type 11.

Office hours
(Student Affairs Office):

  • Monday - Friday:
    from 10:00 am to 12:00 am
  • and Tuesday:
    from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Info call centre:

  • Monday - Friday:
    from 9:00 am to 10:00 am
    and 1:00 pm do 2:00 pm

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