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.
Joint/Double degree available:
Economics – QEM
Economics and Finance
Level of qualification
Master's Degree Programme
Economics – QEM (fully taught in English)
Economics and Finance (in Italian)
Finance (fully taught in English)
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.
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