M.Sc. Finance and Banking

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR2500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR2500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Tor Vergata University of Rome | Rome, Italy
The Master of Science in Finance is offered by the School of Economics of the Tor Vergata University of Rome which is ranked in the top 10% worldwide.
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Description

The Master of Science in Finance and Banking (LM-16) from is a two-year program designed to provide the theoretical and practical skills needed for a successful career in finance. The School of Economics of the Tor Vergata University of Rome is ranked in the top 10% worldwide among Economics Department by RePec/Ideas.

To integrate theory and practice, they make an extensive use of MATLAB (the high-level computing language developed by MathWorks), they analyze news and market data with Thomson Reuters Datastream and Eikon, and compare investment funds with the Morningstar extensive database.

Most of their students finish their studies on time and get their first occupation in banks, trading houses, insurance companies, agencies and institutions. Some of them continue their studies in qualified Ph.D. programs (visit the alumni page for more information). A dedicated office follows our students before and after their graduation and meetings with finance professionals are organized regularly to provide our students with useful constacts and advices to access to the job market.

The Erasmus Plus and Erasmus Mundus programs allow their student to spend one or two semesters abroad in our partner institutions worldwide. It is also possible to obtain a Dual Degree issued by the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

  • ( International

    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

    )
  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

    )
Tuition fee
  • EUR 2500 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR 2500 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )

Annual tuition fees for the Master program are € 2.500,00 plus regular University fees, which depends on family income (min € 480,00 – max € 1.930,00). Fees do not cover the costs of living and study materials. They are divided in two instalments, as follows:

  • 1st instalment € 1.250,00 (half of the fixed course fees) + fees depending on family income.
  • 2nd instalment € 1.250,00 (half of the fixed course fees) + fees depending on family income.
Credits 120

Selected students may also obtain a Double Degree issued by the Master of Finance of the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg.

Duration full-time 24 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

First Year

Semester I

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Derivatives
  • Statistical Computing
Semester II
  • Time Series and Econometrics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Theory of Banking
  • Financial Market Models
  • Financial Econometrics
Second Year

Semester I

  • Legal Theory and Ethics of Business
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Pricing
  • Optional Course
Semester II
  • Optional Course

To be chosen between the following:

  • Family Business
  • Investment Banking
  • Monetary Economics
  • Credit Risk Models
  • Macroeconomics (Economics)
  • Macroeconometrics (Economics)
Thesis

Requirements

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:
  1. International English language Testing System (IELTS) – minimum score 6.0
  2. First Certificate (FCE) - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam.
  3. Business English Certificate (BEC) - vantage level - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam
  4. 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
  5. Trinity College of London - Integrated Skills Examinations – ISE II

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.

Applicants who do not own an English certificate can still apply. The Admission Board will evaluate their CVs and transcripts of records and, if the evaluation is positive, applicants will be contacted for a Skype interview in order to asses their knowledge of English.

  • GRE or GMAT are recommended, but not strictrly required.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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