Economics and finance

Second cycle degree

Class: LM-56 - Economics

Duration: 2 years

Branch: Padova

Language: English


Open access with assessment test and admission requirements

Number of non-EU students resident abroad: 30

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

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Brief overview of the course

Characteristics and objectives
This degree course, which is conducted entirely in English, provides students with an advanced level of education to pursue activities of a specialized nature in research and/or executive entry level positions at financial institutions, companies, government at local or national level, international institutions, which require advanced analysis capabilities of economic and financial phenomena.
The student can choose between two curricula, Economics and Banking and Finance. The first curriculum , aimed at future economists, offers a rigorous training in economics, quantitative methods , applied and theoretical economics to work either in International organizations, public sector, corporations, or to continue their studies toward a Doctoral degree. The second curriculum develops expertise for banking and risk management, the development of financial functions in a company, with special emphaisis to the problems of small and medium-sized businesses.

Occupational opportunities
This Second Cycle degree course prepares the student for the pursuit of qualified activities of research and/or management in the realm of banking; insurance; brokerage and asset management; non-financial firms; consulting firms; National and international stock exchanges; supervisory authorities and the control of financial markets; governmet (national, regional, local) and public service.

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