Program ARIMA is fully conducted in English. Here you will learn about the practical ways of applying the quantitative methods in finance and insurance. The programme concentrates on practical aspects of measurement and risk valuation in asset management (both on financial and insurance markets).
The students of this specialization have an amazing opportunity to gain additional diploma (Double Degree) from universities:
- University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna (Austria);
- University of Bologna (Italy)
- Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi (Romania)
University of Economics in Katowice (Poland).
Moreover, thanks to CFA accreditation, the best students may get funding for examinations. As for PRMIA accreditation, it allows students to pass one of two PRM ( Professional Risk Manager).
Are you ambitious and do you have a clearly defined goal? Is the world of numbers and finance your cup of tea? Do you have aspirations for an international career? Then ARIMA is for you! The double degree, international experience and specialized language skills prepare you to enter the world of international finance, where your working opportunities are just around the corner!
CFA Accreditation University of Economics in Katowice delivering ARIMA programme is the first Polish university to receive CFA Accreditation. CFA Institute has accepted University of Economics in Katowice to the Program University Recognition.
The programme was constructed to balance the theory of asset and risk management with its practical counterpart. ARIMA students broaden their knowledge in the field of risk measurement, valuation of financial instruments as well as model-based management. Additionally, the use of IT tools (VBA, R, MATLAB, Python) provides support during the process of knowledge application, where it can become a fundament of understanding the advanced modeling and valuation techniques.
In this course, students are working in small groups. The individual approach allows a more flexible timetable, for example modules 2 days per week. The elastic study time and also fitting the exam schedules for the working students, is a perfect option for those who want to start their career during university.
The ARIMA graduates know and can apply advanced techniques of:
- asset price valuation and risk management;
- asset management;
- risk management;
- insurance management.
The double degree system and international accreditations greatly raises the educational standards, that opens the work opportunities for national and international prospects.
Our professors create a highly qualified team with fluent English skills, where the majority have great experience in international cooperation. They apply innovative educational methodologies, such as acquisition methods or practical methods with the use of new technologies eg. simulator games.
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
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Admission is based on the results of the online interview. We are looking for the students who we believe have the most academic ability and potential, are best suited to the course applied for, and who will benefit from the learning environment we have to offer at the University of Economics in Katowice. It is also an opportunity for candidates to expand on some elements of their application and to demonstrate their interest in and commitment to the subject.
International2090 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1045 EUR per semester during 24 months.
- Application fee 85 PLN
- Semester tuition fee for Polish, holders of Polish Card, EU students and others 1300 PLN
- Semester tuition fee for foreign students 5000 PLN
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