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MBA in Quantitative Finance

Zagreb School of Economics and ManagementZagreb - CROATIA

Field(s) of study: Banking - Finance, Financial Engineering and Corporate Finance
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 150 €
Course cost: 10 400 €
Possible funding options: 
  • Bank loan

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Mar
to
Sep

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

1 year (12 months)

Start of the program: 

September 2018

Level of entry: 

A Level+4 years

Accreditations

AACSB

ZSEM's MBA in Quantitative Finance includes courses which are also taught at the majority of the graduate programs in Europe and the United States related to the field of Statistics and Finance. This program has recently been included in Eduniversal's list of the top 100 programs in the world in the area of Financial Markets. This is the second consecutive year in which our MBA in Quantitative Finance has been included in this list, and is placed ahead of similar programs in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, and France.

Financial Derivatives, Project Management, Quantitative Methods for Managers, Applied Econometrics, Portfolio Management and Investments, Business Ethics, Risk Management, Selected Chapters of Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Processes in Financial Markets, Financial Management, Financial Statement Analysis and graduate thesis

Course format: 

In-campus, full-time

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

MBA

Entry requirements

MBA candidates should have good undergraduate transcripts, regardless of the field of the study. Through the application process candidates have to show the ability to understand the courses at the graduate level.
The candidate does not have to have a business background; admissions committees look for a students with a diverse academic background.
MBA candidate, having work experience has an advantage, but work - experience is not an absolute requirement. However, a good MBA candidate should have specific career goals and elaborate why are their choosing specialization in this area and how will an MBA degree help you in your future professional development.
It is important for a candidate to show he/she can work in a collaborative environment, to work as a leader and as a part of a team.

Admission criteria: 

Academic success in the undergraduate and graduate program - 30%
Interview with a candidate - 30%
2 recommendations on academic or professional qualifications - 25%
Motivation letter - 15%

Course cost description: 

Description of special conditions/ opportunities  :
-     Payment in one installment to the ZSEM's gyro account: 5%
-     Payment by a student loan: 5%
-     GPA in the completed undergraduate and graduate program 3,5 - 3,99: 5%
-     GPA in the completed undergraduate and graduate program 4,00 - 4,49: 10%
-     GPA in the completed undergraduate and graduate program 4,50 - 5: 15%
-     Citizens of Croatia and European Union (without dual citizenship) : 5%
-     Candidates with a minimum of 5 or more years of work experience: 5% (to be proved by an official certificate).
-     ZSEM alumni: 5%

Manager: 

Mrs/Ms Mia Kišiček

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