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University of Siena

24 months
4700 EUR/year
4700 EUR/year
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The Finance programme offered by the University of Siena is a two-year MSc program, fully taught in English, designed for students wishing to enhance their understanding of financial analysis in a very interactive environment.

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Graduates of the Finance programme taught at University of Siena typically go on to work in investment banks, private equity firms, asset managers and non-financial institutions.

The curriculum puts a particular emphasis on corporate finance, financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, macroeconomic analysis, quantitative trading, and financial regulation.

Helping students to find the right job after graduation is Siena's commitment.

Through a mix of theory and practice, interaction with finance practitioners and empirical sessions in our info-providers lab facilities, our MSc has been designed as a smooth transition to the finance industry.

Career Prospects

Jobs in Financial Markets

Skills associated with the function:

  • Analyst for risk and return factors of the different types of investments
  • Market factors and regulatory constraints affecting trading and management strategies
  • Proprietary portfolio manager
  • Portfolio manager with third parties
  • Trader in the financial markets
Expert in Analysis, Control and financial risk management
  • Skills associated with the function:

Determinants of risk and profitability factors in the different market segments. Market factors and regulatory constraints affecting portfolio and trading strategies. Measurement and control of financial risks.

Professional opportunities:

  • Risk manager
  • Financial Consultant
  • Market analyst
  • Managers of financial intermediaries
  • Managers in financial directorates of non-financial corporations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Valuation
  • Econometrics
  • English for Economics & Business
  • Financial Investments and Risk Management
  • Financial Modeling 
  • Fundamentals of Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, students admitted hold a three-year university degree (bachelor). Admission requirements depend upon the first level degree obtained by the student:
  • Degree in business or economics: at least 12 ECTS (or equivalent) in mathematics for economics and finance and at least 8 ECTS (or equivalent) in finance or corporate finance.
  • Degree in science (including mathematics) or engineering: at least 18 ECTS (or equivalent) in mathematical methods and at least 8 ECTS (or equivalent) in finance or corporate finance or, alternatively, at least 8 ECTS (or equivalent) in financial mathematical modelling.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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