M.Sc. Finance and Banking

Tor Vergata University of Rome | Rome, Italy
The Master of Science in Finance is a two-years program designed to provide the analytical and quantitative skills that are needed for a successful career as a professional economist in business or government.

Description of Finance and Banking

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Due to time constraints, applications are now closed for those who do not have already a study VISA for Italy and a declaration of value regarding the bachelor degree.

The Master of Science in Finance and Banking (LM-16) is a two-years program designed to provide the analytical and quantitative skills needed for a successful career in professional field of finance (risk manager, trader, asset manager, financial engineer, risk consultant, quantitative analyst, financial software engineer) in institutions such as banks, trading houses, pension funds, insurance companies, central banks and other regulators and corporate treasuries.

Thanks to the qualified faculty, students will acquire all the theory and practical techniques needed for a successful career in the financial sector. The program also offers an intensive training to students who want to pursue a PhD in Economics, Econometrics or Finance in leading universities from all over the world.

After two years of intensive training, students will be well-prepared as economists to start a career in:

  • research offices of national and international governmental economic institutions
  • large corporations
  • large banks
  • financial institutions and research centres

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline EU students: August 30 ; non-EU students: Applications closed
Tuition fee
  • EUR 2500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 2500 Year (EEA)

Annual tuition fees for the Master program are € 2.500,00 plus regular University fees, which depends on family income (min € 458,00 – max € 1.763,00). Fees cover the costs of enrolment, tuition, examinations and graduation. They do not cover the costs of residential accomodation, transport, food or study materials.

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

In the Fall Term (September-January) students take the review courses in Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, and the core courses in Econometrics, Dervivatives and Statistical Computing.

In the Spring Term (February-June) students take the core course in Corporate Finance, Financial Econometrics, Theory of Banking and Theory of Finance and continue Econometrics, and Statistical Computing.

In the second year students take few courses on Law, and Management and focus on the thesis.

FIRST YEAR COURSES

  • Mathematics - Italian
  • Statistics - Italian
  • Statistical Computing (Matlab) - Italian
  • Time Series and Econometrics - Italian
  • Derivatives - Italian
  • Corporate Finance - Italian
  • Theory of Finance - Italian
  • Theory of Banking - Italian
  • Financial Econometrics

SECOND YEAR COURSES

  • European Financial Law - Italian
  • Asset Management - Italian
  • Asset Pricing - Italian

OPTIONAL COURSES

  • Credit Risk Models - Italian
  • Family Business
  • Investment Banking
  • Macroeconomics - Italian
  • Monetary Economics

Requirements for Finance and Banking

Applicants must have a three-year degree (or be near completion). Preferences will be given to students with a degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Engineering, but other background will be also taken into consideration, mostly basing on the student’s motivation.

Applicants are required to complete the on-line form and upload their Curriculum Vitae, official University transcripts, a motivational letter, a letter of recommendation, and a certificate of proficiency in English (where applicable). The deadline for International Students is June 30 2013, and for Italian and European students is August 30 2013.

Work Experience for Finance and Banking

No work experience is required.

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