Masters Degree in Financial Economics in Italy

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Financial economics, which is a subgroup of economics, is a subject dealing with the monetary aspect of trade and commerce. Financial economics focuses on the distribution of economic resources, the influence of economic decisions on the financial market and how to hedge risk when investing.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

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Masters in Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza dell’Università of Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. [+]

Best Masters in Financial Economics in Italy 2017. Double/Joint Degree Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France) At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon - Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France); Universität Bielefeld (Germany); Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain). Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France) At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière of Université Paris-Dauphine. Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 40 places, among which 10 are reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme). Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes This Master’s Degree Programme aims to create professionals with expertise in the main areas of economics and finance and a solid theoretical and quantitative legal grounding. There are three main areas of specialisation, two taught entirely in English. The Economics curriculum – QEM (English taught) focuses on economic, quantitative and legal themes. Students choosing this curriculum can participate in the Erasmus Mundus (QEM) programme. The curricula specialised in the area of finance (one taught in Italian, one in English) aim to equip students with competencies in the financial markets, in the main areas of financial intermediation (credit, finance, treasury, securities, organisation, planning and control), management of financial investments and financial-risk measurement and management, financial consultancy and insurance, complementary protection schemes and pension fund management, internal process management and administration of banks and financial intermediaries in general. Curricula Economics curriculum - QEM (fully taught in English): advanced economics, econometrics, optimization, probability theory, competitive analysis, behavioural economics, advanced public economics, empirical economics, competition law. Economics and finance curriculum (taught in Italian): strategic finance, bank management and analysis of credit merit, corporate finance policies, non-bank financial intermediaries, bank organisation and strategy, market economics and financial investments, banking legislation, financial and insurance products, econometrics, risk measurement. Finance curriculum (fully taught in English): advanced corporate finance, corporate banking, financial markets, accounting & management, financial economics, international financial regulation, derivatives and insurance, statistical methods for risk analysis, stochastic calculus for finance, econometrics, risk measurement, stochastic models for finance. Occupational profiles The main career opportunities available to graduates specialised in economics are: economists in research centres (including university research centres), in national and international bodies and in companies operating on international markets; operative roles providing support for analytical- and decision-making processes by economic intervention agencies (authorities, ministries, local, national and supranational economic bodies) or in structures and institutions providing support for market operators (advice centres, research offices and corporate marketing). Graduates specialised in finance can choose from the following career paths: risk manager, compliance manager, risk controller, internal auditor, expert in Asset and Liability Management, operators in charge of securities and financial services, treasury management and planning and control departments; managers of mutual funds, pension funds, insurance portfolios, hedge funds; support, monitoring and institutional-organisational activities, document and inspection activities for supervisory authorities, independent administration authorities in general and companies involved in the management of organised markets; professional activities within consultation companies in strategic planning, management of mergers and acquisitions and support for corporate supervision and governance; self-employed professional. [-]