Finance and Banking (Master Degree)


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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
3 - 4 Semester

Domestic course fees
EUR 4020 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 4020 per year

All study options

About Finance and Banking at Vilnius University


  • This programme is among the most popular Master programmes among the applicants.
  • The graduates of the programme are prepared as highly qualified finance specialists who are able to perform analytical and managerial work in financial institutions and financial units of other organizations.
  • The programme brings theory into practice and helps successfully prepare to receive the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation.
  • Has a possibility of a double degree from the University of Siena.

The principal objectives of the programme are as follows:

  • Critically evaluate economic and financial theories and research methods, to provide sufficient knowledgeneeded for analysis of financial problems at a macroeconomic level and to make based decisions at thehighest financial management level;
  • Introduce to the role, development, aims and objectives of international financial institutions and financialmarkets in global;
  • Provide theoretical and practical knowledge needed for improvement of budgetary system and taxationpolicy in the face of national and global economic changes;
  • Provide scientific and methodical knowledge needed for independent organization’s financial analysis andfinancial risks’ assessment and management, while taking into account macro and microenvironmental changes.
  • Introduce to the main topics of CFA Institute material and to prepare students for CFA exams.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 - 4 semester
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEUR 4020 per yearInternational course feesEUR 4020 per year

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent;
  • No less than 20 ECTS credits in the fields of economics, management and business administration or other social sciences or the acquired analogous practical experience is substantiated in motivation letter andduring the interview;
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)*.
  • Applicants to the study programme Finance and Banking (in Lithuanian and English) are awarded an additional point for passing the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) exam.

*Applicants from Belarus who do not have a test taken may apply without it because their language proficiency will be checked during an online interview.

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