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Qualification: Master's degree in financial mathematics (no legal status)

Master's degree in financial mathematics (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • analyse, synthesise and anticipate solutions and the consequences of factors in the field of financial mathematics,
  • critically assess developments in the field of mathematics in financial engineering,
  • develop communication skills,
  • cooperate, work in a team and work on projects,
  • autonomously seek out and acquire specialist knowledge and integrate it with existing knowledge,
  • seek and interpret new information and place it in the context of the mathematics field,
  • demonstrate autonomy in professional work,

(subject-specific competences)

  • describe a given situation through the correct use of mathematical symbols and notations,
  • demonstrate understanding of mathematical concepts and principles,
  • solve mathematical (and other) problems through the application of modern technology,
  • apply an algorithmic approach; develop an algorithm to resolve a given problem,
  • analyse a given problem,
  • deduce new logical conclusions from given data,
  • confidently address a given financial-mathematical problem and find a solution.

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  • A completed first-cycle programme (bachelor's degree) in the fields of mathematics in economics and finance, financial mathematics or mathematics; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme (bachelor's degree) (programmes adopted before 11 June 2004) in the fields of mathematics in economics and finance, financial mathematics or mathematics; or
  • a completed study programme in another field that is equivalent in duration and scope to the programme referred to in the first or second indent, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed additional course units, the content and scope of which depend on the previously completed study programme.

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Third-cycle doctoral study programmes (SQF level 10)

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Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units envisaged by subject syllabuses and the study programme.

NQF Level: 
8
Access requirements: 
  • A completed first-cycle programme (bachelor's degree) in the fields of mathematics in economics and finance, financial mathematics or mathematics; or
  • a completed professional higher education programme (bachelor's degree) (programmes adopted before 11 June 2004) in the fields of mathematics in economics and finance, financial mathematics or mathematics; or
  • a completed study programme in another field that is equivalent in duration and scope to the programme referred to in the first or second indent, if prior to enrolment the candidate has completed additional course units, the content and scope of which depend on the previously completed study programme.
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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units envisaged by subject syllabuses and the study programme.