Teaching is structured along a number of alternative strategies and methodologies that combine:
The program presents many career opportunities as managers, analysts and economists at banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, as well as consultants in either corporate finance advisory or financial institution divisions of large consulting companies and in authorities and regulators of the financial system.The Finance programme is offered at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi .
The main career opportunities are the following:
This program's curriculum is designed to provide an optimal balance between theory and its practical application in the industry. In the first year, the Master of Science in Finance offers key skills in all the major areas of finance, from accounting, corporate finance and investment banking to investments, quantitative finance, risk management and derivatives. This exposure to all key areas of finance, rather than just a subset of them, is crucial to enable students to become competent and flexible professionals, able to interact with colleagues from different divisions and backgrounds in their future careers.
The second year offers the choice of a wide number of specialized elective courses that can be chosen in accordance with desired career paths and personal interests, going further in-depth in fields such as investment banking, quantitative finance, asset management and insurance, management and consulting for financial institutions.
Second SemesterMain topics:
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Every year Università Bocconi establishes the maximum number of students that can be admitted to a given degree program. By doing so, the University guarantees the best possible living and study conditions for students, allowing them to successfully complete their degrees and enter the job market.
The Bocconi Graduate School offers pre-experience Master of Science programs, for students coming directly from previous studies (Bachelor degree) or also with some brief work experience.
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:
1.Results of the GMAT (or GRE) test
The aptitude test scores provide a fair and objective way to compare applications. Bocconi requires only the total score (verbal and quantitative sections) of the GMAT or GRE.No particular scores are required to participate to the selections
2.Grade point average of exams passed in the Undergraduate program
The undergraduate GPA and transcripts are an indication of the applicant's previous academic performance. No particular scores are required to participate to the selections
3.Evaluation of the applicant's Curriculum vitae / Resumée and Personal Statement
The Director of the Master of Science program will evaluate the various documents and information included in the dossier and verify the applicant's overall profile, experience and knowledge.Applications will not be evaluated if any of the 3 above mentioned elements is missing.
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Financial Aid for Prospective Graduate Students
Bocconi University is committed to making a higher education available to all talented students: we welcome motivated and bright students, regardless of their families’ financial situation. For years Bocconi has undertaken an investment policy to support deserving students, through an expanding financial aid system based on both merit and need. Thanks to agreements made with the top Italian banks, our students also have access to a variety of student loan options.
To facilitate student applications and to allow families to evaluate the actual financial commitment needed to attend a Master of Science at Bocconi before enrollment, the admissions application and financial aid applications have the same deadlines and timeframes and must be submitted together. The outcome of financial aid will be made available shortly after the admissions results and prior do the deadline to enroll in Bocconi.
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