Summary

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level of qualification

Master's Degree Programme

Ministerial degree code

LM-56 (Economics Sciences)

Regulations

The teaching regulations of the study course depend on the following organisational aspects: educational goals, access methods, study plan, exams, final exam, job opportunities, etc. Throughout their university career, students must refer to the teaching regulations enforced from their matriculation.

Double/Joint Degree

Double Degree in Economy, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF)with the Université Aix-Marseille (France)
At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance at Ca’ Foscari University;
  • Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) from Université Aix-Marseille.

Access: selection process.

Double Degree in Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière (MEF) Université Paris-Dauphine (France)

At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance at Ca' Foscari University of Venice;
  • Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière at Université Paris-Dauphine (France).

Access: selection process.

Double Degree Stevens Institute of Technology (USA)
At the end of their studies and after the final examination students achieve both the academic qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance at Ca' Foscari University of Venice;
  • Master of Science in Financial Analytics (MFA) at the Stevens Institute of Technology (USA).

Access: selection process.

Double Degree with Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK)

This Double Master's Degree Programme is organised by the Henley Business School – University of Reading (UK) and by the Departments of Economics and of Management of Ca' Foscari University of Venice. It allows selected students to attend courses in both universities and obtain a Double Degree:

  • Master in Investment Management;
  • Master in Financial Risk Management;
  • Master in Corporate Finance

Access: selection process.

Where

Department of Economics - San Giobbe Cannaregio 873 - 30121 Venezia
For further information please contact the Campus of Economics,  campus.economico@unive.it

Head of studies

Head of studies: Prof. Alberto Urbani (Teaching Committee Coordinator,  albeurba@unive.it)

Students enrolled until a.y. 2021/2022:
Prof. Antonella Basso (Coordinator for the Finance curriculum,  basso@unive.it);
Prof. Fabio Michelucci (Coordinator for the Economics-QEM curriculum,  fabio.michelucci@unive.it);
Prof. Alberto Urbani (Coordinator for the Economics and Finance curriculum,  albeurba@unive.it)

Language

Italian

Access to the programme

Programmed, 150 places available.

Quota reserved to non-EU students residing outside Italy: 10 seats, of which 5 are reserved for Chinese students living in China, under the Marco Polo Project.

Admission requirements

Admission to the programme requires the possession of the minimal curriculum requirements and an adequate personal preparation. Furthermore, the possession of a certificated knowledge of English language at level B2, at least, is required.

Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

Admission with international qualification

Applicants with international qualification must have obtained a bachelor’s degree that is the result of at least 3 years of study. The preliminary evaluation of the qualification is mandatory. Procedures and deadlines are available on the dedicated online platform.
International qualification will be evaluated by the designated teaching committee after the pre-evaluation procedure carried out on the online platform.

Course overview

The Master's degree programme trains experts to master the main issues in the economic and financial field with a solid theoretical-quantitative and legal background. It aims to train students with expertise in financial markets, the main areas of financial intermediary management (credit, finance, treasury, securities, organisation, planning and control), financial investment management and the measurement and management of financial risks, financial consultancy and insurance, supplementary pensions and pension fund management, the organisation of internal processes and the administrative management of banks and financial intermediaries in general.

Students can participate in exchange programmes for 'double degrees', the Bloomberg Lab and associated Bloomberg courses and certifications as well as acquire CFA and AIAF certification.

The course of study is divided into two academic years: in the first year, the fundamental knowledge related to all the subject areas of the course of study is provided; in the second year, the specific training is completed, also with the free-choice subjects. The second semester of the second year is mainly devoted to the preparation and writing of the dissertation and to the compulsory curricular internship. The internship may be carried out in companies, public bodies and supranational organisations.

Occupational profiles

Graduates with a Master's degree in Economics and Finance are able to hold all those professional positions that require the mastery of interpretative tools in the economic and financial field with a solid theoretical-quantitative and legal background; in particular, they will be able to find employment at:

  • commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, or other financial institutions;
  • mutual funds, pension funds, insurance portfolios, hedge funds; proprietary asset management, treasury of non-financial corporations, debt collection companies;
  • supervisory authorities, independent administrative authorities in general and management companies of organised markets;
  • consulting companies.

Graduates are also able to carry out freelance activities as financial advisors after having obtained the qualification, if required by the regulations in force. He will also have the qualifications to enter doctorates in Economics, Finance, Economics and Management and in the disciplines of Economic Law, in Italy and abroad.

Attendance

Open

Examination assessment and graduation

The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships (even abroad), in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
During the whole university career, the various skills and knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral examinations.
The degree exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.

Last update: 14/09/2022