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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 componentObligatory / optionalComments
1. Diploma and academic transcriptsObligatoryIf 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)ObligatoryPlease 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. CVObligatoryPlease submit a standard CV, including your education background, work and research experience, publications (if any), language proficiency, and professional achievements
4. Motivation letter(s)ObligatoryPlease 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)ObligatoryPlease submit a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic work and/or professional experience
6. Professional retraining diploma(s)OptionalYou may submit a copy of diploma confirming your professional retraining
7. International professional certificate(s)OptionalYou may submit a copy of any international professional certificate (if any)
8. Scientific papers and publicationsOptionalYou may submit your publications (if any) in electronic form
9. Diploma(s)  of student competitions prizewinnersOptionalYou may submit a copy of the diploma of the prizewinners of student competitions (if any) (if any)
10. Grant(s)/Scholarship(s)OptionalYou 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):

IELTS6.0 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