Educational plan

Programme overview

The Master degree in Economics & Finance 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, 36 credits are devoted to additional educational and research activities, for example dissertation writing, research seminars and elective courses.

Course structure
Programme structure

First year
Mandatory courses 54 ECTS

Second year
Mandatory courses 12 ECTS

Curricula
Financial Economics 18 ECTS
Quantitative Finance 18 ECTS

Elective courses 12 ECTS

Stage 3 ECTS

Master Thesis (includes Laboratories) 
21 ECTS

FINANCE AND ECONOMICS (MEF) - Classe LM-16 (EX ECONOMICS AND FINANCE)-Enrolled from 2017/2018 academic year
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Mathematical Methods for Finance 9 60 English
Time Series Analysis 6 40 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Advanced Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 12 80 English
Financial Investments and Corporate Finance 12 80 English
International Economic Law 6 40 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Data Mining and Computational Statistics 9 60 English
Statistical Methods for Finance 6 40 English
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Decision Theory and Behavioural Economics 6 40 English
Money and Finance 6 40 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Asset Pricing and Financial Contracts 12 80 English
Financial Markets and Financial Crises: A Historical Approach 6 40 English
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final Exam 18 0 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Laboratory of Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance 3 20 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Laboratory of Quantitative Trading 3 20 English
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Actuarial Techniques 6 40 Italian
Study plan rules
1 - Students must earn 9 credits for elective activities.
2 - Students must earn 3 credits by selecting an Internship/Stage.
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Mathematical Methods for Finance 9 60 English
Time Series Analysis 6 40 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Advanced Microeconomics and Macroeconomics 12 80 English
Financial Investments and Corporate Finance 12 80 English
International Economic Law 6 40 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Data Mining and Computational Statistics 9 60 English
Statistical Methods for Finance 6 40 English
First trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Decision Theory and Behavioural Economics 6 40 English
Portfolio Optimization 6 40 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Financial Markets and Financial Crises: A Historical Approach 6 40 English
Numerical Methods for Finance and Risk Management 12 80 English
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final Exam 18 0 English
Second trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Laboratory of Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance 3 20 English
Third trimester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Laboratory of Quantitative Trading 3 20 English
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Actuarial Techniques 6 40 Italian
Study plan rules
1 - Students must earn 9 credits for elective activities.
2 - Students must earn 3 credits by selecting an Internship/Stage.