Accounting, Financial Management and Control, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Accounting, Financial Management and Control programme at Universit Commerciale Luigi Bocconi provides students with all the competencies and skills related to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) profession, preparing them to analyze problems and make managerial decisions from a plurality of perspectives.

About

The CFO plays a diverse set of key and challenging roles within all firms:

  • ensuring compliance with financial regulations, preparing financial statements and communicating value and risk information to investors and boards
  • providing financial leadership and aligning business and financial strategy to expand the business and make investments as well as overseeing the capital structure of the company
  • developing and implementing internal and management control systems designed to protect company assets and report business performance.

Teaching leverages on a large number of methods with different objectives: lectures, class discussion and press analysis to understand management models, algorithms and methodologies; case studies, videos, inviting speakers from the business community to visualize and scrutinize organizational complexity; finally, simulations to improve data analysis, interpretation and decision making.

Accounting, Financial Management and Control programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi .

Study Abroad Opportunities

Double Degrees with:
 

  • RSM Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus Universiteit (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) 
  • Universität Mannheim (Mannheim, Germany) 
  • University of Sydney Business School (Sydney, Australia) 
  • HSG University of St. Gallen (St. Gallen, Switzerland) 

Career Opportunities

The main career path, though not the only one, is that of Chief Financial Officer in manufacturing, commercial and service firms as well as in financial institutions. More specifically, the main entrance areas are represented by the following: 

  • Activities as accountants, management accountants and controllers in various kinds of firms, with roles in the areas of financial statement preparation and analysis, investor relations, corporate finance, internal control, planning and the design of performance measurement and control systems
  • Activities related to accounting, corporate finance and control in management consulting firms, auditing companies and in other consulting organizations that support customers in designing accounting information systems and in managing extraordinary operations such as mergers and acquisition

Programme Structure

Courses serve two functions. One important objective is to consolidate and develop the basic knowledge needed for operating in the field of accounting, corporate finance, planning and management control and auditing at a high professional level. The other key purpose is to provide competencies essential for scanning and interpreting the social and economic environment. The 24 credits of elective courses have the aim of specialization and are selected by the student either freely or within one major.

First Year

First Semester

  • Financial Markets
  • Corporate Governance
  • Financial Reporting and Management
  • Data Analysis
Second Semester
  • Macroeconomic and Legal Issues
  • Valuation
  • Performance Measurement and Control Systems

Second Year

Majors
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting;
  • Corporate Finance and Financial Management;
  • Planning and Control;
  • Auditing.
  • Free Track: 4 electives

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling system of selection, from October to May, with Enrollment period open for at least 2 weeks after the results released

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 100

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

International applicants

In all the selection rounds, International applicants are selected on the basis of a process that takes into consideration all elements of their profile, focusing on three components:

  • Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
  • Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
  • Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resume and Personal statement, possibility of personal assessment interview.

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13326 International
  • EUR 13326 EU/EEA
  • First year tuition fee:13,326
  • Second year tuition fee:12,711

Funding


StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.