MA programme Financial Analyst is designed specifically to meet the needs of young professionals who are thinking about moving into or acquiring further in-depth expertise in the area of finance. The programme is aimed at graduates with at least a Bachelor’s degree, with a strong economic, financial or mathematical background. A good proficiency in English is required.
Portfolio composition and requirements for applicants:
|Portfolio component||Obligatory / optional||Comments|
|1. Diploma and academic transcripts||Obligatory||If you have not yet received your Bachelor’s diploma, please submit a copy of your academic transcripts covering every year of your studies|
|2. English language proficiency certificate(s) (see below)||Obligatory||Please submit a copy of a certificate confirming your proficiency in English.|
Native speakers of English and students who have completed an entire degree exclusively in English do not need to submit proof of their English proficiency.
|3. CV||Obligatory||Please submit a standard CV, including your education background, work and research experience, publications (if any), language proficiency, and professional achievements|
|4. Motivation letter(s)||Obligatory||Please submit a letter of motivation, including a brief introduction, description of the applicant’s personal and professional qualities, and the reason for interest in the programme|
|5. Recommendation letter(s)||Obligatory||Please submit a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic work and/or professional experience|
|6. Professional retraining diploma(s)||Optional||You may submit a copy of diploma confirming your professional retraining|
|7. International professional certificate(s)||Optional||You may submit a copy of any international professional certificate (if any)|
|8. Scientific papers and publications||Optional||You may submit your publications (if any) in electronic form|
|9. Diploma(s) of student competitions prizewinners||Optional||You may submit a copy of the diploma of the prizewinners of student competitions (if any) (if any)|
|10. Grant(s)/Scholarship(s)||Optional||You may submit an official letter confirming the awarding of a personal grant/scholarship by a state body, or a private company|
*Any passed CFA level exam provides additional advantage to be accepted for the program and recognized for an elective course waiver.
*Any passed level of the CFA program exams provides an exemption from a Program's course.
Accepted certificates (applicants should submit test results no more than two years old):
|IELTS||6.0 and higher|
|TOEFL IBT (Internet Based)||80.0 and higher|
|CAE (Certificate of Advanced English)||Any passing grade|
|CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)||Any passing grade|
|BEC Higher (Business English Certificate)||Any passing grade|