Postgraduate Course

Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice

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  • MSc(Econ)Full-timeSeptember2 years

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Accademic year: 2016/2017

This Master's Degree Programme specialising in finance involves two years of full-time study. It aims to prepare experts with proficiency in dealing with the main issues related to financial markets, brokerage management, financial investment management and financial risk measurement and management, financial consultancy and insurance, supplementary allowance and retirement funds management, internal organisation processes and administrative management of banks and financial institutions in general.

The Master's Degree Programme also offers the opportunity of participating in a double degree programme in cooperation with the University Aix Marseille (France) and of obtaining a Double Master’s Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF), for which scholarships are available. The programme draws upon a balanced blend of economic and mathematical methods to form specialists capable of contributing to the sustainable development of society and of providing prompt responses to economic crises. The Double Master’s Degree Programme has obtained official MOY (Mediterranean Office for Youth) recognition.

The two universities aim to provide a thorough preparation for students wishing to work in financial institutions where they will be required to solve quantitative problems in economic and financial fields.

Curricula available

  • Economics curriculum - QEM :advanced economics, econometrics, optimization, probability theory, competitive analysis, behavioural economics, advanced public economics, empirical economics, competition law.
  • Economics and finance curriculum: strategic finance, bank management and analysis of credit merit, corporate finance policies, non-bank financial intermediaries, bank organisation and strategy, market economics and financial investments, banking legislation, financial and insurance products, econometrics, risk measurement.
  • Finance curriculum: advanced corporate finance, corporate banking, financial markets, accounting & management, financial economics, international financial regulation, derivatives and insurance, statistical methods for risk analysis, stochastic calculus for finance, econometrics, risk measurement, stochastic models for finance.

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