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Economics and Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
The two-year Master's degree in Economics and Finance from University of Padova aims to develop capabilities to understand economic and financial phenomena, expert technical knowledge to interpret and manage complex financial issues, and develop and assess public policies.

About

This graduate course helps students acquire advanced capabilities to analyze economic and financial phenomena. The Economics and Finance course from University of Padova prepares students to pursue activities of a specialized nature in research and in executive entry-level positions at financial institutions, companies and in national and international government institutions.

Career 

The course is for students who want to specialize in the fields of economics and finance and banking.

The course prepares graduates to work in the areas of management. In sectors such as banking, insurance, asset management, consulting firms, stock exchanges, supervisory authorities, government and public service companies, international organizations. 

Programme Structure

  • The course has two curricula, Economics and Banking and Finance. The first provides the students with rigorous and state of the art training in applied economics, economic theory and econometrics. 
  • The second focuses on Banking and Finance with an original perspective, stressing economic reasoning, analysis of financial institutions, regulatory design, and computer applications. 
  • Both tracks share a common base of core courses providing advanced analytical tools in the field of economics, econometrics and business finance.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Candidates must have minimum credits in specific areas of study:

  • 12 ECTS: Accounting and/or Management
  • 16 ECTS in Economics
  • 22 ECTS in Mathematics, and/or Statistics and/or Econometrics

Students must demonstrate competence in the following disciplines: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, Mathematics for Economics, Statistics and Economic Statistics, Business Administration, Theory of finance and Corporate finance, financial brokerage Economics.

Candidates are expected to have a good command over English language and the ability to use the main IT tools.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2600 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The total amount can be significantly waived based on your “Equivalent Economic Status Index – ISEE”.

Living costs for Padova

  • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The University of Padova offers scholarships to highly talented prospective students wishing to pursue a Bachelor's or Master's degree completely held in English in Padova. The scholarship programme is highly selective. Only candidates showing the highest achievements and school / academic records may receive a scholarship. The successful scholars will be expected to fulfil an ambassadorial role and represent the University at a number of events.

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