Masters in Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Program Description

Masters in Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This degree programme 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 programme, students will 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) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain).
  • Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France)
    At the end of this 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.

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Access to the programme

Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree programme, students must possess a proper individual educational background, as well as the minimum curricular requirements.

A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.

Learning outcomes

This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial and investment markets. Graduates will be able to seek employment at financial institutions (trade banks, savings management companies, insurance companies) as managers, controllers, analysts and consultants.


Economics curriculum - QEM (fully taught in English): focus on advanced economics, econometrics, optimization, probability theory, competitive analysis, behavioral economics, advanced public economics, empirical economics, competition law.

Economics and finance curriculum (taught in Italian): focus on 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): focus on 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

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:

  • Economic systems specialist
  • Business economics specialist
  • Corporate Finance
  • Market regulation
  • International agencies
  • Banking
  • Insurance companies
  • Business analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Economic and financial consulting
  • Research and education
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 14, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Oct. 2017
Italy Venice
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