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Finance, Banking and Investment

Master degree of study
Study form: full-time
Place of study: Banská Bystrica
Plan of admitted students: 20
Study plan FBI

Graduates of this programme can perform a wide range of jobs in a host of different industries and other sectors of both the national and international economies.

Although the largest share of the graduates work in financial institutions, they are also to be found in other businesses and organizations in both the private and public sectors, including customs and tax authorities, other government bodies at all levels, and in the field of tax advice.

The fact that the study programme is taught in English and at the same time includes the participation of foreign universities gives students a chance to improve their language skills and professional preparedness, and it also enhances the market reputation of their qualification, the standing of the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University and its partner universities.

The structure of the programme and its component courses together with the expertise and research experience of the teachers allow students not only to prepare for professional practice, but also to learn how to become expert researchers and teachers in the fields of financial management, international finance, international accounting, banking, monetary theory and policy, and financial markets.

Theoretical knowledge
Graduates of the programme are able to find and present their own solutions to problems in theoretical research, and to apply creatively their theoretical knowledge to practical solutions. They will have deep knowledge of the modern economic theories of money and finance, financial analysis and forecasting, and policy analysis.

Practical skills
Graduates will have the practical skills to work as analysts, financial managers, or management advisors in both public and private organizations at home and abroad. They can analyze and explain the development of specific financial and monetary policies as well as the integration processes in Europe and worldwide.