Name of programme FINANCE
Qualification awarded Master in Social Science
Field of study Economics
Study area Social Sciences
Length of the programme (years) 1.5 years (3 semesters) or 2 years (4 semesters) – in case of a double degree
Scope of programme (ECTS) 90 or 120 ECTS (in case of a double degree)
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania Siena, Italy (in case of a double degree)
Starting date 1st of September
Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC
Why Finance study programme?
Finance programme has been taught in Lithuanian language for several years and is constantly updated based on recommendations of students and social partners to keep up with scientific and practical changes in finance. This programme is among the most popular Master programmes for the study candidates. The programme received positive evaluations from the international accreditation experts’ team. Starting with 2015, the programme has been offering an opportunity for the best students to obtain a double degree from the University of Siena, Italy during the fourth (additional) semester.
The aim of the programme is to prepare highly qualified finance specialists, able to perform analytical and managerial work in financial institutions and financial units of other organizations.
Prof. dr. Arvydas Paskevičius, programme leader has not only academic but also practical experience working in financial institutions. His favoured quote is “The first rule in making money is not to lose it” / Steven J. Lee /
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
· Bachelor's degree or its equivalent;
· No less than 30 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences;
· English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use Bilateral cooperation agreements which give an opportunity to study at Partner Universities or do internship abroad.
The world's largest financial institutions, such as Western Union, AIG, the NASDAQ and many others one after another open their offices in Lithuania. Finance program graduates after successful completion of their studies in English have a competitive advantage in developing their careers.