M.Sc. Finance and Banking

Tor Vergata University of Rome

Application deadline: May 15 (non-EU students) ; August 30 (EU students)
Tuition fee:
  • € 2,500 / Year (EEA)
  • € 2,500 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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Description

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

Contents

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

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.

Funding

Scholarships

  • LazioDISU (Student welfare regional service): you may apply from July to September for scholarships, accommodation, fee reductions, study abroad periods (if already enrolled), and reductions in public transport fees. (Read the Call for application)
  • Invest your talent in Italy: Created by the Italian Institute for Foreign Trade, offers scholarships for students from Turkey, Brazil and India.
  • Competition for Grant of Non-European Mobility
  • Scholarship for Thesis Abroad
  • Italian Government Study Grants
  • Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE)
  • Erasmus
  • Lifelong Learning Programme
  • Bonaldo Stringher, Giorgio Mortara and Donato Menichella scholarships
  • UniCredit & Universities - scholarships in economics, banking and/or finance
  • 30th International Competition of Master’s Degree These on Economics and Finance

For further information or assistance: scholarship_msc@uniroma2.it

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