Finance and Banking, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • 2500
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
The Master of Science in Finance and Banking from Tor Vergata University of Rome is a two-year programme designed to provide the theoretical and practical skills needed for a successful career in finance.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


This Finance and Banking Degree from Tor Vergata University of Rome is entirely taught in English and hence ensures high-level training in quantitative finance, a highly interesting and current area within the financial sector with overarching technical and financial applications. Students acquire theoretical and practical skills relating to the financial sector, such as measurement, analysis and management in terms of risk, market, finance and credit. Besides legal aspects, skills in Econometrics and Statistics are dealt with and supported via dedicated software applications.

This Degree includes the following classes: Introduction to Statistical Software, Risk Management and Value Creation in Banking, Asset Management, Theory of Finance Law and Ethics, Statistics, Mathematics and Probability, Financial Risk Management, Financial Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing, Management of Derivative Securities.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Advanced Topics In Finance
  • Asset Pricing
  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Credit Risk Models
  • Derivatives
  • Family Business

For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Starting in

        Apply until:

      • International

      • EEA

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Credits (ECTS)
    120 ECTS

  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Partnership
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

Eligibility Criteria

Italian applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree or be near completion (according to the new University Regulation) or a postgraduate degree (vecchio ordinamento – prior to D.M. 509/99). 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.

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.

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;

English language knowledge: candidates have to present 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
GRE or GMAT are recommended, but not strictrly required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2500 International
  • EUR 2500 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.
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