Finance, M.Sc. | University of Siena | Siena, Italy
24 months
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A two-year MSc Finance program from University of Siena, 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 program from 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 our 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Econometrics
  • English for Economics & Business
  • Financial Investments and Risk Management
  • Financial Modeling 
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Internship
  • It for Business and Finance
  • Microeconomics for Business and Finance
  • Santa Chiara Lab
  • Sustainable Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to the MSc in Finance, candidates should possess a solid academic background in the following areas of study: economics, management and business, mathematics, statistics. Knowledge must include basic calculus, the economics of financial markets and principles of financial mathematics.

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

The amount of tuition fees is based on both the student’s family income, as declared in the ISEE certification.The ISEE values for the calculation of contribution range from a minimum of € 16.000,00 up to a maximum of € 90.000,00 in order to properly consider the real economic conditions of the family. For ISEE less than € 16.000,00 no contribution is expected.

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Living costs for Siena

600 - 950 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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