Financial Markets (Graduate)

→ Heads About the Programme

• Assist. Prof. Dr. Tomas Mendelsonas:
Financial Markets is an advanced Masters program designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of the key financial market concepts associated with equities, bonds, derivatives and alternative investments, as well as analytical tools used in the financial sector.
If you are looking for a career in the financial sector or want to be responsible for your investment decisions then this program is for you. You will get to know the global financial markets in detail, which will allow you to pursue an international career. During your studies, you will gain the knowledge and develop the skills to structure, set prices and manage different financial instruments. The competences provided during your studies will allow you to manage the money of others responsibly or to shape and implement your own investment strategy.

→ Strengths

Prepare Highly Qualified Specialists of Economics: Deep knowledge of financial market theories and methods which can be use in a global economic environment
Eminent Professors: Lectures are conducted by experienced financial sector professionals and highly qualified researchers.
• Flexibility: Advanced study methods are applied during the study process, theoretical knowledge is combined with practical examples. Students are actively involved, share their experiences with their colleagues and adapt gained competencies to their needs. Studies take place during the week from 6pm to 9pm allowing students to work or have internships at the same time
• International Mobility: Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme which gives a possibility to study at a university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters and do internship in another country.

→ Characteristics

Locale: Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius Lithuania
Field: Economic – Social Sciences
Duration: 1.5 years
Credits: 90 ECTS
Classes shedule: Classes are proceeded workdays from 6 pm till 9pm (2 evenings per week) and each second Saturday from 9 am (app. 6 hours).
Language: English 

Note: Due to the Covid-19 students have a possibility to complete the first semester online. Seminars and lectures will be broadcasted in accordance with the approved schedule of a specific group. Students will be able to take the midterms and examinations remotely as well. Detailed information and 1st semester schedule will be sent to all accepted students two weeks prior to the start of studies.

→ Content of Lectures


      •First year

       •Second year

Autumn Semester

Financial Markets Theory

Financial Exchanges

Monetary Policy

Master Thesis

Quantitative Methods in Economics


Research Methodology


(optional) Crediting


(optional) Financial Statistics


Spring Semester

International Finance System


Investment Management and Analysis


Master Thesis


(optional) Financial Behaviour


(optional) Managing Personal Finances


→ Job Opportunities

The demand for highly qualified financial market professionals in the labor market is constantly growing globally. Key sectors for graduates of the program: financial institutions, banks, insurance companies, consulting, financial advisors, audit firms and others. The financial market study program is also chosen by professionals who are not working in the financial sector and who are keen on financial markets and want to secure career growth with interdisciplinary knowledge or to manage their family investments responsibly and efficiently.

→ Entry Requirements

Degrees: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent first university degree (3-year study duration minimum)
• English level: At least a B2 level of English proven by a certification (IELTS or TOEFL): the certification can be organized by long distance

→ Students About the Programme

• Valdemar Fiodorovič, alumni, Compensa Vienna Insurance Group:
Financial Markets studies allowed me to develop, expand my knowledge in the financial industry, and innovate in my daily practice. The quality of the learning process is at a very high level.
• Andrius Balčiūnas, alumni, Bank of Lithuania:
I have been trading financial instruments since 2004, so I can say that I am interested in financial markets both from the academic side and from the practical side. Masters in Financial Markets program surprised positively as both of these needs were met. The most relevant scientific literature is studied, and the program is taught by scientists and practitioners whose insights add even more to the subjects studied.

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