Law and economics Second cycle degree

Class: LM-77 - Management

Duration: 2 years

Branch: Padova

Language: Italian

Open access with assessment test and admission requirements

Number of non-EU students resident abroad: 10

of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme): 5


Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
The revised graduate degree in Law and Economics (MED) addresses two main disruptive economic challenges occurred in recent years: environmental (climate change) and social crisis, on one side, and the rising number of distressed firms, on another side.
This degree course provides an advanced level of education for conducting activities of a specialized nature such as those of business consultant at financial institutions or companies, which require a strong integration of Economics and Law.
The course is composed of a core nucleus of teachings aimed to develop the necessary theoretical and methodological knowledge to critically interpret and to manage complex business phenomena. Course units then uplift in order to develop expertise related to the most advanced methods for planning, control and professional practices, and to deepen knowledge of the necessary legal instruments to face the problems related to business choices, with particular reference to the corporate structures, the fiscal profiles and the relationships with customers, suppliers and lenders. In the fourth and last semester, students are required to complete an internship during which they are expected to develop a project work in collaboration with the hosting structure.

Occupational opportunities
This degree course prepares students for the pursuit of qualified activities in the private sector as administration, finance and control specialists; it prepares students to start-up a professional career as chartered fiscal accountant and auditor. This course also prepare students for qualified activities requiring adequate knowledge of the interrelationship between business and law, which is necessary to face the problems related to business strategies and corporate management.

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