Universit Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
    13326
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language

About

This Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi's MSc in Finance was one of the first five graduate programs worldwide to be recognized as a CFA program partner by the CFA Institute, the world’s most important association of investment professionals.

Teaching is structured along a number of alternative strategies and methodologies that combine:
  • Case studies as applied to practical valuation problems of firms and investment projects
  • Group assignments, in addition to classical individual study, in accounting and valuation and via assignments in the Theory of Finance course
  • Hands-on lab sessions based on modern software to provide a feeling for the data and typical results from the application of statistical methods in the econometrics sequence
  • Simulated trading sessions in the derivatives sequence
  • Meetings and guest sessions with operators from top financial institutions.

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.

Career Opportunities

The main career opportunities are the following:

  • Manager at banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions
  • Corporate finance/investment banking analyst in investment banks or other financial institutions
  • Equity and debt analyst/financial analyst and economist
  • Trader/sales/structures in equities, fixed income, currencies, derivatives
  • Asset manager
  • Private banker/sales to institutional clients
  • Risk manager
  • Consultant in either corporate finance advisory or financial institutions’divisions of large consulting companies
  • Consultant and analyst at authorities and regulators of the financial system

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Investments and Portfolio Decisions
  • Financial Modelling
  • Corporate Valuation
  • Financial Analysis and Reporting
  • Statistical Methods in Inference and Forecasting
  • Derivative Pricing
  • Investment Banking and Capital Structure Operations
  • Company and Financial Markets Law and Regulations
  • Risk Management and Capital Compliance
  • Econometrics of Time Series Applied to Pricing and Portfolio Management
Year 2
  • Financial and Insurance Institutions Management
    • Corporate Advisory and Investment Banking
      • Quantitative Finance and Asset Management

        Free Track

        • 4electives

        Internship (compulsory)

        Foreign languages (two languages)

        Thesis

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        English Language Requirements

        This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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        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.

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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

        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.

        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.