Master's Degree in Economics and Finance (Economics-QEM Curriculum and Finance Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Program Description

Master's Degree in Economics and Finance (Economics-QEM Curriculum and Finance Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This degree program offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

  • Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics, and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France)
    At the end of this study program, students will be awarded 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) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain).
  • Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France)
    At the end of this study program, 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.

Link to the Degree Programme page

Link to the application procedure page

Level of qualification

Master's Degree Programme

Teaching language

English

Access to the program

Open admission, subject to the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements.

Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 40 seats, of which 15 are reserved for Chinese students living in China, under the Marco Polo Project.

Admission requirements

  • minimal curriculum requirements
  • an adequate personal preparation.
  • a certificated knowledge of English language at level B2

Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

Curricula available

  • Economics – QEM (fully taught in English)

  • Economics and Finance (taught in English and Italian)

  • Finance (fully taught in English)

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.

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.

Occupational profiles

Second cycle graduates will acquire the necessary knowledge to access financial institutions and professionally operate as managers, analysts, consultants, and brokers. Possible career opportunities include:

  • economists in 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
  • 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.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 18, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2019
Duration
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2 years
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Locations
Italy - Venice, Veneto
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