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|Application deadline:||Non Italian applicants 31 May 2012, Italian applicants 21 May|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
The course structure for the master's degree in Economics and Finance allows graduates to master mathematical-statistical instruments and gain the advanced knowledge in the economic and financial field that they need for succesful career - on both a domestic and international level - in conomics and finance, with special emphasis on the role of markets and financial brokerage. It allows them to develop the methodological approaches and knowledge required to analyze and evaluate the complexities of money and financial markets, also with an eye to their respective innovations and appropriate regulatory and supervisory action. The course provides advanced preparation in microeconomics and macroeconomics, and develops the technical skills needed to understand the price-formation mechanisms of financial assets, as well as the mechanisms for securities trading and managing corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and the like. The course cultivates significant capabilities for classifying relations and dynamics on the level of macroeconomics and international finance. The knowledge and skills acquired by graduates from the masters degree programme in Economics and Finance will allow them to hold positions of great responsibility in the economic and financial system, financial institutions, international organisations and supervisory authorities, the economic and financial offices of central banks, and the financial and executive offices of multinationals, or to work as freelance professionals at the highest levels in the economic and financial field.
Employment and professional opportunities for graduates
The Major in Financial Economics offers a suitable platform to continue with advanced studies in the economic field in Italy and abroad as well as a basis for the more traditional careers that LUISS economics graduates tend to pursue.
I YEAR 2012-2013
Mathemathical Methods for Economics and Finance
Financial Market Law and Regulation
2 Elective Courses
Students that achieved the bachelor degree abroad and students that are attending the bachelor degree abroad and will achieve it in a foreign country interested to attend a master degree course taught in English can follow the next procedure (the admission test in Italy isn't planned). It is limited to the following categories of students:
* 3 places for EU students (citizens of Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the Republic of San Marino are included for such purposes) resident/living abroad and enrolled at universities located abroad where they will obtain their final qualification;
* 2 places for non-EU students resident abroad (foreign contingent) enrolled at universities located abroad where they will obtain their final qualification.
Procedure and Selection Criteria
Students exempted from sitting the admission test who wish to do one of the master's degree courses taught in English must fill out the relevant application form between 15 September and 31 May 2012 and at the same time send the following documentation to the Student Office (Segreteria Studenti, Luiss Guido Carli, Viale Romania 32, 00197 Rome, Italy - subject: master degree/selection):
* a certificate showing the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) scoresin each of the prescribed three sections:
- Quantitative (Gmat quantitative score not required for International Relations master degree course)
- Analytical Writing Assessment
* Certificate of university enrolment specifying the exams passed, translated into Italian and duly legalised by the local Italian diplomatic authorities in the country concerned.
* Final school leaving qualification. If this has been awarded abroad, it must be duly translated and legalised and be accompanied by a statement of equivalent valueissued by the local Italian diplomatic authorities in the country concerned. It should be borne in mind that pursuant to Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) regulations, school leaving qualifications awarded abroad grant access to an Italian university only if they:
- have been awarded by schools officially recognised by the foreign country's education system;
- entitle the student to enrol in universities of the country that awarded them;
- have been awarded on completion of a minimum of 12 years of overall schooling (primary and secondary education).
the certificate evidencing passing of an academic suitability test, if such is required for access to local universities in the country concerned.
- a curriculum vitae
- a letter of motivation
- a letter of reference
Students who are declared admitted will be so informed by e-mail and sent the forms required to complete enrolment by and no later than 4 July 2012.
For all information relating to one's academic qualifications, students should contact the Italian authorities in the country in which the qualifications were awarded.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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