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Master in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

University of Economics in Katowice
Program summary
2 years
Application deadline: Non-EU students: 2021-06-31 | EU students: 2021-07-31
Start date: October 2021 - Katowice

Program description

Master in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

Double Degree Master Program in Quantitative Asset and Risk Management ARIMA is provided by universities:

  • University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna (Austria)
  • University of Bologna (Italy)
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi (Romania)
  • University of Economics in Katowice (Poland)

The main objective is to provide in-depth knowledge on mechanisms of functioning financial markets through combining elements of asset management with risk management. Distinctive feature of the program is concentrating didacting process on learning the phenomena of penetrating the risk through each aspect of asset management. The program aims at improving graduate’s chances on the labour market particularly through developing and improving linguistic skills, knowledge in the business ethics and practice in financial management. Close cooperation with the business representatives – who actively participate in the program delivery – enables combining theory with practice. Additionally the students have the opportunity to broaden their perspectives by participating in mobility offered within the program.

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Application and Admission Requirements

Students are required to have the following:

  • original diploma of higher education – at least Bachelor's degree, legalized or bearing an apostille (if applicable);
  • sworn translation of the diploma into Polish or English (in case your study program is conducted in English);
  • original diploma supplement / transcript of records and its official translation into Polish (unless it was issued in English);
  • a document confirming that your education entitles you to continue education at the university (masters). It is required only if there is no such information on the certificate;
  • certificate confirming your proficient command of English (list of certificates);
  • passport or personal ID (EU residents);
  • document confirming entitlement to study without payment (if applicable);
  • document confirming a legal stay in Poland, e.g. a visa (if applicable).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

Degree and diploma etc.

A graduate has knowledge and skills to:

  • assess financial risk and manage it;
  • describe and analyze the connections between asset and risk management;
  • quantify and assess risk types in risk management;
  • infer measures for integrated steering of banks and insurance companies;
  • analyze various asset classes and their products;
  • carry out portfolio selections, and calculate key risk figures;
  • apply the methods of financial mathematics and statistics to model development;
  • use IT tools for effective analysis of financial data (Matlab, R, VBA);
  • work in teams to solve problems and work on projects;
  • use general English and ESP language skills in economics, finance and business.

Expenses / Tuition Fees

Non-EU students

  • Per semester: 5 000 PLN
  • Program total: 20 000 PLN

EU students

  • Per semester: 1 260 PLN
  • Program total: 5 040 PLN

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University of Economics in Katowice

University of Economics in Katowice was founded in 1937 and is the biggest and oldest business school in the region, one of the top universities in Poland. Each year over 8 000 Polish and international students follow our degree program...

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University of Economics in Katowice

1 Maja 50
40-287 Katowice Silesia

Phone no: +4832 257 7058

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