Educational plan

Programme overview

The Master degree in Finance & 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, 30 credits are devoted to additional educational and research activities, for example dissertation writing, research seminars and elective courses.

MEF structure
Programme structure

First year
Mandatory courses 60 ECTS

Second year
Mandatory courses 12 ECTS

Curricula
Quantitative Economics 18 ECTS
Quantitative Finance 18 ECTS

Elective courses 9 ECTS

Stage 3 ECTS

Master Thesis
18 ECTS


Finance and Economics (MEF) - Classe Lm-16 (EX ECONOMICS AND FINANCE)-Enrolled from 2021/22 Academic Year
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Mathematical Methods for Finance 9 60 English SECS-S/06
Time Series Analysis 6 40 English SECS-P/05
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Advanced Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 12 80 English SECS-P/01
Financial Investments: Module I, Portfolio Theory; Module Ii, Portfolio Management 12 80 English SECS-P/09 SECS-P/11
International Economic Law 6 40 English IUS/13
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Data Mining and Computational Statistics 9 60 English SECS-S/01
Statistical Methods for Finance 6 40 English SECS-S/01
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Risk Management 6 40 English SECS-S/06
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Financial Economics 6 40 English SECS-P/01 SECS-P/02
Financial Markets and Financial Crises: A Historical Approach 6 40 English SECS-P/12
Numerical Methods for Finance and Portfolio Optimization 12 80 English SECS-S/01 SECS-S/06
Conclusive activities
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final Exam 18 0 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Advanced Laboratory in Financial Risk Management 3 20 English SECS-P/05
Laboratory "new Public Governance and Co-Production of Public Services" 3 20 Italian SECS-P/10
Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing 3 20 English SECS-P/01 SECS-P/02
Undefined
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
Optional activities and study plan rules
1 - Students must earn 9 credits for elective activities.
2 - Students must earn 3 credits by selecting an Internship/Stage.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian Undefined
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Mathematical Methods for Finance 9 60 English SECS-S/06
Time Series Analysis 6 40 English SECS-P/05
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Advanced Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 12 80 English SECS-P/01
Financial Investments: Module I, Portfolio Theory; Module Ii, Portfolio Management 12 80 English SECS-P/09 SECS-P/11
International Economic Law 6 40 English IUS/13
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Data Mining and Computational Statistics 9 60 English SECS-S/01
Statistical Methods for Finance 6 40 English SECS-S/01
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Microeconometrics 6 40 English SECS-P/01 SECS-P/05
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Dynamic Macroeconomics (Module I: Growth Theory + Module II: Investment and Labour Markets Theory) 12 80 English SECS-P/01
Financial Economics 6 40 English SECS-P/01 SECS-P/02
Financial Markets and Financial Crises: A Historical Approach 6 40 English SECS-P/12
Conclusive activities
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final Exam 18 0 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Advanced Laboratory in Financial Risk Management 3 20 English SECS-P/05
Laboratory "new Public Governance and Co-Production of Public Services" 3 20 Italian SECS-P/10
Laboratory of Bank Loan Pricing 3 20 English SECS-P/01 SECS-P/02
Undefined
There are no specific sessions for these activities (e.g. open online courses).
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Additional Language Skills: Italian (3 ECTS) 3 0 Italian
Optional activities and study plan rules
1 - Students must earn 9 credits for elective activities.
2 - Students must earn 3 credits by selecting an Internship/Stage.