A two-year MSc programme, fully taught in English, designed for students wishing to enhance their understanding of financial analysis in a very interactive environment.
Graduates typically go on to work in investment banks, private equity firms, asset managers and non-financial institutions.
The curriculum puts a particular emphasis on corporate finance, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, macroeconomic analysis, quantitative trading, and financial regulation.
Helping students to find the right job after graduation is our commitment.
Through a mix of theory and practice, interaction with finance practitioners and empirical sessions in our info-providers lab facilities, our MSc has been designed as a smooth transition to the finance industry.
Jobs in Financial Markets
Skills associated with the function:
- Analyst for risk and return factors of the different types of investments
- Market factors and regulatory constraints affecting trading and management strategies
- Proprietary portfolio manager
- A portfolio manager with third parties
- A trader in the financial markets
- Expert in Analysis, Control and financial risk management
Skills associated with the function:
Determinants of risk and profitability factors in the different market segments. Market factors and regulatory constraints affecting portfolio and trading strategies. Measurement and control of financial risks.
- Risk manager
- Financial Consultant
- Market analyst
- Managers of financial intermediaries
- Managers in financial directorates of non-financial corporations
Active Double Degree Programmes for the MSc in Finance
- University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) - Master in Money and Finance
- Romanian-American University (Romania) - Master of Science in Finance
International students wishing to apply for a Laurea Magistrale (Master’s Degree) must possess a degree or a university three-year diploma, or another study qualification from overseas, recognised as suitable, and with specific curricular requisites and adequate personal preparation, verified with the modes set out in the learning regulations for each master’s degree course, that also state the specific access criteria.
Please note that some programmes may have restricted access and the application could be subject to admission tests.
International students wishing to enrol at a first cycle (bachelor - Laurea Triennale) degree programme taught in Italian or English or to the non-restricted access single cycle degree in Giurisprudenza at the University of Siena, can submit their documents in order to receive a letter of acceptance through the online platform within the deadline set by the University for each academic year.
The applications on the online platform for the assessment of entry qualifications of international students wishing to enrol on a first (undergraduate) or second (master's) cycle degree programme taught in Italian or English at the University of Siena will have different time frames according to the different courses. Students are invited to visit periodically this platform - http://enrolment.unisi.it/ - in order to see which applications are open and the relevant deadlines.
Universities and Higher Education Institutions are entitled to officially recognise international qualifications.
Please remember that this procedure does not transform a foreign secondary school diploma into an Italian qualification.
A Strong International Mission
In its eight Centuries of history, the University of Siena has been producing a wide range of studies in many different fields of culture.
Over the years the University of Siena has enhanced its strategy for internationalisation, aiming to strengthen its international academic relationships and to attract students and researchers from different parts of the world.
At the early 21st Century this historical Institution has been able to face challenges related to the globalisation of learning, knowledge, and research with a wide number of international collaborations.
New international collaboration agreements and projects established each year, increasing number of Degrees and courses delivered in English, holding good placement in National and International Rankings; these are some of the University of Siena’s strong points.
Welcome in Siena
The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240.
Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.
Siena is located in the heart of Tuscany amid a landscape of gently rolling hills. Built on three steep hills and encircled by ancient walls, it is a unique city where students can spend a profitable study period, full of opportunities for their personal enrichment.
About the School
The University of Siena is one of the oldest universities in Europe, having been founded in 1240. Its history has evolved alongside Tuscany’s cultural tradition from the Middle Ages to modern times.