Economics and Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
    9000
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The academic program for the master’s degree in Economics and Finance allows graduates to acquire the necessary expertise in mathematical and statistical tools as well as the advanced knowledge needed for a successful national or international career in the economic and financial field, with special emphasis on the role of markets and financial intermediaries.
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About

The academic program for the master’s degree in Economics and Finance allows graduates to acquire the necessary expertise in mathematical and statistical tools as well as the advanced knowledge needed for a successful national or international career in the economic and financial field, with special emphasis on the role of markets and financial intermediaries. The program is divided into three majors: Banks and Financial Intermediaries, held in Italian and Economics and Finance, taught entirely in English.

Graduates of this master’s degree program can hold positions of high responsibility in the economic and financial system, in investment banks, in asset management companies, in banks and in other financial institutions, in international organizations and in supervisory authorities, in central banks, in finance and in the management of multinational companies.

Programme Structure

Major: Economics (held in English)

I year

I semester

  • Mathematical Methods for Economics and Finance
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Asset Management
  • International Finance
  • II semester
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Theory of Finance
  • Market Law and Regulation
  • Econometric Theory

At the end of their I year, students must choose 2 elective courses from those proposed by the Department.

II year

I semester

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Additional credits
  • 2 Elective courses
  • Other activities (internships, languages)
  • Final work
  • Major: Finance (held in English)

I year

I semester

  • Mathematical Methods for Economics and Finance
  • Probability
  • Asset management
  • International Finance

II semester

  • Econometric Theory
  • Theory of Finance
  • Equity Markets and Alternative Investments
  • Market Law and Regulation

At the end of their I year, students must choose 2 elective courses from those proposed by the Department.

II year

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Empirical Finance
  • Additional credits
  • 2 Elective courses (II anno, I o II semester)
  • Other activities (internships, languages)
  • Final work
  • Major: Banche ed intermediari finanziari (held in Italian)

I year

I semester

  • Metodi matematici per economia e finanza
  • Principi contabili internazionali e IFRS
  • Asset Management
  • Serie storiche e econometria finanziaria

II semester

  • Teoria e politica monetaria
  • Economia dell'incertezza e dell'informazione
  • Economia del mercato mobiliare
  • Finanza aziendale avanzato

At the end of their I year, students must choose 2 elective courses from those proposed by the Department.

II year

I semester

  • Diritto dei mercati e degli intermediari finanziari (c.p.)
  • Economia e gestione degli intermediari finanziari (c.p.)
  • Additional credits
  • 2 Elective courses (held in English, II year, I or II semester)
  • Other activities (internships, langueges)
  • Final work

Detailed Programme Facts

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

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • a certificate authenticating the results of the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) in each of the three sections:

    • Verbal

    • Quantitative (only for courses in Management, Finance and Economics)

    • Analytical Writing

Furthermore, to meet admission requirements, students holding a US High School Diploma must also either:

  • have successfully completed two years of college/university education (and be admitted to the third year)

  • have successfully completed one year of college education (and be admitted to the second year) and have earned at least 4 US Advanced Placements (APs)

  • have earned at least three US Advanced Placements (APs) with a score of between 3 and 5, in subjects relating to the university program applied for and one of which must necessarily be in Italian if required by the rules

  • have been awarded the Italian school leaving qualification

  • have been granted equivalence in Italy

To meet admission requirements, students holding GCEs (General Certificate of Education) must have six passing grades in different subjects, and at least three of these must be A-levels (advanced level).

For further information regarding foreign degrees and diplomas, students should contact the local Italian consulate or embassy in the country where the degree or diploma was conferred.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 9000 International
  • EUR 9000 EU/EEA

Funding

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