Tor Vergata University of Rome

Finance and Banking, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2500
    Tuition (Year)
    2500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

For a closer interaction with the members of the faculty, we select a small group of highly motivated students. The majority of our graduates are employed in consultancy, banks and insurance companies, some of them continue their studies in qualified Ph.D. programmes. The Finance and Banking course is offered by Tor Vergata University of Rome.

A dedicated office follows the students before and after their graduation and meetings with finance professionals are organized regularly to provide our students with contacts and advices for a smooth access to the job market. We also offer a Dual Degree in cooperation with the MSc in Finance at the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg. Some scolarships, based on merits and financial needs, are available.

Career Opportunities

The course trains risk managers, traders, asset managers, financial engineers, risk consultants, quantitative analysts, experts in financial software who can operate in banks, trading houses, companies managing pension funds, insurance companies, information providers focusing on the design of dedicated management applications. Refer to the program website for more detailed information about the placements of our alumni.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Asset Pricing
  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Market Models
  • Theory of Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Credit Risk Models
For more information, please visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS


  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Partnership
    Joint
  • More information Go To The Course Website
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Eligibility Criteria

International applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree. 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. Italian applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree or be near completion or a postgraduate degree.

Required Documents

Applications for admission must be submitted on-line along with the following documents:

  • Student Transcripts (translated into English): these should include all undergraduate exams and marks, as well as any postgraduate programme. Please include a table that shows your University's grading system and the minimum and maximum obtainable scores. Undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of previous academic performance;
  • Curriculum Vitae (any format): the Admission Board will verify the information in the CV and evaluate applicants' overall profile, experience and knowledge;
  • Personal statement
  • Reference letter from one referee (Professor or former Employer): once the contact details of the referee are inserted, the system will automatically send out a request to the referee to upload the reference letter. The referee should follow the instructions in the automated reply;
  • Scores of international tests, like GRE or GMAT are recommended, but not strictrly required.
English language knowledge:

No English proficiency certificates are required from students who are citizens of countries where English is one of the official languages and/or from students who have been awarded a degree from institutions where the programme has been taught in English.

For the other candidates, the language proficiency will be assessed by an interview. Alternatively, it can be proven by one of the following certificates not older than 3 years:

  • International English language Testing System (IELTS) – minimum score 6.0
  • First Certificate (FCE) - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam.
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) - vantage level - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): IBT (Internet Based Test) minimum score 65; PBT (Paper Based Test) minimum score 513; CBT (Computer Based Test) minimum score 183
  • Trinity College of London - Integrated Skills Examinations – ISE II

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2500 International
  • EUR 2500 EU/EEA
  • Annual tuition fees for the Master of Science programme are € 2.500,00 plus regular University taxes, which depend on family income (min € 488,00 - max € 1.450,00). Fees do not cover the costs of living and study materials.
  •  The annual fee at the University of Rome Tor Vergata is divided into 3 installments. The first one is equal across students while the second and third will vary depending on family income.

Funding

The Lazio region, in order to facilitate and deserving students without financial resources, provides scholarships to all students who wish to enroll at Universities, Schools of fine arts, and Higher Colleges of Higher Education, based in Lazio, intending to achieve, for the first time, a title of Bachelor, Master of Science, or who intend to enroll in a Ph.D without a grant or a graduate school.

The maximum amounts are set as follows:

  • € 1.925,37 for local students
  • € 2.816,04 for commuters students
  • € 5.108,14 for non-local students

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