The Master in Finance and Data Analytics (MFDA) from Charles University takes a data-driven approach to the analysis of financial markets and organisational information covering key theoretical principles of finance, financial modeling and financial markets to prepare students for a dynamic career in finance, banking and a range of other sectors.
Programme's graduates will gain quantitative, statistical and technical skills crucial for modern finance and will have the expertise to independently define and creatively solve broad variety of theoretical as well as practical problems.
Courses are taught both by faculty members of the Institute of Economic Studies (IES) and external professionals from international institutions, central banks and financial industry.
Lecturers put emphasis on detailed and advanced knowledge of both financial theory and applied financial methods, with focus on computational aspects of the methods. In particular, courses include Big Data analysis, modern approaches to asset pricing using statistical learning, understanding of financial instruments, advanced econometrics, behavioral finance and time series analysis.
Accredited by the Czech Ministry of Education.
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- Advanced Econometrics
- Statistical Methods
- Data Analysis
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- 30 June 2022 - early bird deadline (visa countries)
- 2 September 2022 - regular deadline (non-visa countries)
DisciplinesEconomics Finance Data Science & Big Data View 5 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in Czech Republic
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent). Applicants with Bachelor degrees in economics, finance, business studies, mathematics, physics, or technical fields are especially welcomed. Applicants are required to have an excellent analytical quantitative skills. They should have completed at least two courses in two terms of Bachelor level mathematics. Applicants should be familiar with the following topics of calculus and linear algebra: functions, limits, derivatives, partial derivatives, optimization techniques, matrix algebra, and differential and difference equations. They should have an introductory-level understanding of probability distributions, hypothesis testing, linear regressions, and the OLS estimation method. Prior knowledge of economics or finance is an advantage, but it is not required.
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International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Prague
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.