Economics and finance a.y. 2019/20

Our two-year Master's degree in Economics and Finance aims to develop capabilities to understand economic and financial phenomena, expert technical knowledge to interpret and manage complex financial issues, and develop and assess public policies.

  Overview

Level: Master

Field of study: LM-56 - Economics

Degree awarded: Master of Science in Economics and Finance

Start date: October 2019

Location: Padova

Available places: European candidates or non-European candidates residing in Italy: unlimited; Non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 30 (5 for candidates joining the Marco Polo Project)

  Course description

This graduate course helps students acquire advanced capabilities to analyze economic and financial phenomena. The course prepares students to pursue activities of a specialized nature in research and in executive entry-level positions at financial institutions, companies and in national and international government institutions.

  Course structure

The course has two curriculaEconomics and Banking and Finance. The first provides the students with rigorous and state of the art training in applied economics, economic theory and econometrics. The second focuses on Banking and Finance with an original perspective, stressing economic reasoning, analysis of financial institutions, regulatory design, and computer applications. Both tracks share a common base of core courses providing advanced analytical tools in the field of economics, econometrics and business finance.

  Career opportunities

The course is for students who want to specialize in the fields of economics and finance and banking.

The course prepares graduates to work in the areas of management. In sectors such as banking, insurance, asset management, consulting firms, stock exchanges, supervisory authorities, government and public service companies, international organizations. 

  Entry requirements

Candidates wishing to enroll in the Master's degree in Economics and Finance are expected to hold a degree or a three-year Italian Diploma Universitario or other qualification earned in Italy or abroad recognized by the current legislation.

Candidates must have minimum credits in specific areas of study:

  • 12 ECTS: Accounting and/or Management
  • 16 ECTS in Economics
  • 22 ECTS in Mathematics, and/or Statistics and/or Econometrics

Students must demonstrate competence in the following disciplines: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Mathematics for Economics, Statistics and Economic Statistics, Business Administration, Theory of finance and Corporate finance, financial brokerage Economics.

Candidates are expected to have a good command over English language and the ability to use the main IT tools.

  Application

For general information on application procedures, please check How to apply.

Please read carefully the Call for Applications before applying online. Guidelines for application are available below.

The payment of the application fee (€30,00) is a compulsory step to complete your application. The application fee is non-refundable. If you wish to apply for more than one programme, you need to pay the application fee for each course you are applying for. Guidelines are available below.

  Tuition fees

Information on 2019/20 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less be the same of 2018/19. Please check: www.unipd.it/en/tuition-fees.

The total amount (€2600,00 for a.y. 2018/19) can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”. For further information on how to obtain your ISEE and other income-based reductions, see Funding and fees > Key Documents.

  Scholarships and fee-waivers

The University of Padova offers different types of scholarships and fee-waivers to international students.

For detailed information:

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