The Master of Science in Economics aims to train specialists who, from in-depth knowledge of the functioning of the economic system, are able to perform some of the more sophisticated features of its public administration and financial institutions. The course offers, in fact, two curricula (Public Administration, Environment and Land Markets Monetary and Financial); one concerning the formation of an expert able to prefigure and analyze the economic impact of public policies of the State and the local communities. This expert can interpret the local development needs and environmental conservation and is able to support the policy maker in the programming activities in the economic and social. The other profile is that of an economist specializing in the functioning of money and financial markets. This professional is able to seamlessly address the complex issues related to the functioning of financial markets, banking intermediation, and to insurance. The frameworks of the course offered are those that develop around the study of money, banking, and financial markets that is of that branch of economics that is geared to the study of methods of allocation and distribution of resources under uncertainty. For the methodological approach and attention to theoretical / formal aspects, both professionals possess a high mastery of the various areas of specialization of the advanced research techniques applied.
General educational goals.
The Master of Science in Economics (SE) aims to train graduates with high specialist knowledge on the functioning of the economy at the macro level of the individual firm operating at the micro level. Therefore he must be able to analyze the complexities of contemporary society, to understand the operation of comparative economic systems in their aggregate and at the individual level behavior of agents (households and businesses, consumers and producers), and to resolve economic and social problems both levels of aggregation.
The professionalism of the master's degree in Economic Sciences is versatile as it adapts well to hold positions of medium-high level, both in enterprises, both in the public service.
specific educational goals.
Expert on PA, environmental economics and spatial planning.
This professional must be able to assess the economic impact of public policies of the state and the local communities. It must also be an expert in land and environmental planning. It must ultimately be a valuable support to the policy-maker in the preparation of legislation on economic and social policy measures.
Economist specializing in the functioning of money and financial markets.
These professionals have in-depth expertise of the management mechanisms of monetary policy by central banks and the transmission of its effects in the economic system, as well as their influence on interest rates. He is also an expert in the operation of the stock exchange and financial products markets (equities, bonds, foreign exchange, foreign exchange, derivatives, options, stock index).
The evaluation of the quality of the course of Science in Economic Sciences CampusUnica will follow the model developed by the University of Cagliari in agreement with the CRUI. In this regard we will continue to work the group of self-assessment is already operating under the current course of Science in Economic Sciences (class 64 / S).
The duration of the course is two years for a total of 120 credits, divided into 10 compulsory exams and one choice. 6 credits must also be obtained in the "training and other activities." As for training the Course of Science in Economics he offers a range of potential internship in major companies and public institutions, both locally and nationally.
The area "other" activity is characterized by the presence of a series of mini extracurricular courses of 3 credits, geared to the acquisition of specific professional skills, quantitative methods and insights of particularly topical issues. The past years have been activated differential equations courses, sampling methods, spatial analysis with geo-referencing, specialist software tutorials, spatial econometrics laboratory and specific insights into the origins and characteristics of the current financial crisis.
The second semester of the second year does not provide for mandatory exams: the maximum effort is required for students on the draft thesis, through which you will have to demonstrate that they have acquired sufficient knowledge of the methods and persviluppare knowledge, of a theoretical nature and topic / or empirical or a professional practice consistent with the route chosen, a written dissertation containing high innovative elements, at least 10,000 words.
The knowledge acquired with the attainment of a bachelor degree belonging to classes L-18 and L-33 (MD 270) and classes 17:28 (DM 509), associated with the knowledge of English, are suitable curricular requirements for access the Master of Science. For students holding diplomas from different class from those stated above it will be rated the curriculum for the basic content about the economic and political disciplines and economicoaziendali, principles and legal institutions, the mathematical and statistical tools.
The Master of Science in Economics aims to train specialists who, from in-depth knowledge of the functioning of the economic system, they are able to: a) carry out some of the more sophisticated features of its public administration; b) solve problems of optimal choice under uncertainty in the context of Financial Institutions.
function in a work environment: Responsible for decision-making positions in economics and finance skills associated with the function: Regarding the address PA, Environment and Territory: the - contextualization of capacity decisions in general economic environment - choice of instruments than economic and social development goals - choice of instruments than environmental conservation objectives - ex-post evaluation of the policy - to develop independent research projects in the real economy as for the address in the Monetary and Financial Markets: ability to - contextualization of financial decisions in an appropriate macroeconomic environment - follow, in its multidimensional aspects, the evolution of monetary and financial markets; - Proceed to the correct pricing of financial assets - drive (the supply side) the financial institutions in proposing financial engineering products - to drive (the demand side) economic agents in the choice of the most appropriate financial instruments - to develop independent research projects in the field of monetary economics and finance
career opportunities: As for the address PA, Environment and Territory: - Employment in Central PA and device as a figure of support to management - managerial career officer in the PA - Programmer in the research departments and program centers of the State and Local Authorities - Expert environment and environmental planning - evaluation Expert of public policies - Researchers at universities and other economic research institutes as for the address in the Monetary and financial markets: - An economist specializing in financial markets - Executive Officer of the bank and businesses insurance - Directive career officer of the financial ministries: economy, treasury, finance, budget, foreign trade - Economist stock market - analyst and financial consultant - Researcher at University and other economic research institutes
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