The Master degree in Finance and Economics is a genuinely multidisciplinary programme, offering a well-balanced set of courses in economics and finance supported by several quantitative courses. Students must acquire 120 ECTS to complete the programme; among them, 33 credits are devoted to additional educational and research activities, for example dissertation writing, research seminars and elective courses.
The following are mandatory for all students:
First year courses
|Mathematical Methods for Finance||9||mat/stat||I|
|Time Series Analysis||6||mat/stat||I|
|Data Mining and Computational Statistics||9||mat/stat||II|
|International Economic Law||6||law||II|
|Statistical Methods for Finance||6||stat||III|
|Total number of credits earned at the end of the first year||60|
Second year courses
|Decision Theory and Behavioural Economics||6||econ||I|
|Financial Markets and Financial Crises: a Historical Approach||6||econ/hist||II|
|Cumulative number of credits earned after the second year’s mandatory courses||72|
Choose your specialization path
At the end of the first year, students have to choose among one of the two curricula called Financial Economics and Quantitative Finance.
Curriculum: Financial Economics
|Money and Finance||6||econ||I|
|Cumulative number of credits earned under curriculum Financial Economics||90|
Curriculum: Quantitative Finance
|Numerical Methods for Finance||6||stat||II|
|Cumulative number of credits earned under curriculum Quantitative Finance||90|
Other activities for the completion of study program
To complete the study program the students have to choose additional elective course(s) or Laboratories for a total amount of 9 ECTS.
Master thesis & Stage
For the preparation of the final Master thesis, the students will earn 21 ECTS which include a mandatory stage equivalent to 3 ECTS. The Master thesis might (and strongly suggested to) be related to the stage project.
The total number of credits at the end of the study program is 120 ECTS.
Where to find details about each individual course?
You need to navigate the central system starting from this page.
The syllabus of each course can be found by clicking on”study plan”, then ” “structure”.
In the “structure” page you can also find general information about the exams and the erogation period of the course.