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Piano degli studi Master in Banking and Finance (MBF)

Il piano degli studi (o anche "piano di studio" o "piano dei corsi") del Master in Banking and Finance (MBF) contiene le indicazioni sulla struttura del percorso formativo.

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  • Study programme 2017-2019

    Sem. I

    Foundation Courses

    Accounting 6
    Capital Markets * 6
    Corporate Finance * 6
    Introduction to Statistics 6
    Quantitative Methods in Finance 6

     

    Sem. II

    Core Courses

    Corporate Banking * 6
    Derivatives * 6
    Financial Intermediation * 6
    Risk Management * 6
    Financial Statement Analysis * 3
    Introductory Corporate Governance * 3

     

    Sem. III

    Electives

    Advanced Corporate Governance  3
    Financial Engineering 6
    Financial Modelling * 6
    Fixed Income * 6
    Advanced Derivatives * 3
    Global Investment Research * 6
    Structured Products 6
    Financial Econometrics 6
    Microeconomics I
    + Microeconomics II
    6
    Macroeconomics I
    + Macroeconomics II
    6

     

    Sem. IV

    Electives

    Banking Strategies & Wealth Management 3
    Private Banking 6
    Advanced Corporate Finance * 6
    Numerical Methods * 6
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    and Socially Responsible Investment
    3
    Law and Practice of International Capital Markets  3
    International Fiscal System 3
    Trading and Market Microstructure 3
    Alternative Investments 3
    Introduction to Institutions and Economics 
    of Pensions and Aging
    3
    Pension Economics and Finance 3
    Seminar on Private Banking 3
    Blockchains & Digital Currencies 3

     

     

    Internship (mandatory)

    6

    Thesis **

    18

    Field Project **

    12

     

    To obtain the SFI accreditation, students must achieve at least half of the overall ECTS from courses marked with an *.

    ** Master in Banking and Finance students can choose to either do a thesis or participate in a Field Project

    The Master degree in Banking & Finance is obtained with a total minimum number of 120 ECTS, including the internship and final thesis.

    Slight changes in the study programme may occur.

    The following recommendation is valid for students of the Master in Banking and Finance: those who have achieved in the previous study path at least 9 of 180 ECTS with exams in quantitative subjects can follow the sequence of courses of the Master in Finance of the first semester, i.e. replace the courses Introduction to Statistics and Quantitative Methods in Finance (whose notions are taken for granted) with Probability and Finance, Statistics and Financial Econometrics. Students pursuing this variant can advance to the Master in Finance, if they wish, or receive a Master's degree with the additional indication on the transcript of exams Master in Economics major in Banking and Finance with quantitative applications.

  • Study programme 2016-2018

    Four semesters’ programme of 120 ECTS.

     

    Course ECTS
       
    Semester I  
    Foundation Courses  
    Accounting 6
    Capital Markets 6
    Corporate Finance 6
    Introduction to Statistics 6
    Quantitative Methods in Finance 6
       
    Semester II  
    Core Courses  
    Corporate Banking 6
    Derivatives 6
    Financial Intermediation 6
    Risk Management 6
    Financial Statement Analysis 3
    Introductory Corporate Governance 3
       
    Semester III  
    Electives  
    Advanced Corporate Governance 3
    Advanced Derivatives 3
    Financial Engineering 6
    Financial Modelling 6
    Financial Econometrics 6
    Fixed Income 6
    Global Investment Research 3
    Introduction to Institutions and Economics
    of Pension and Aging
    3
    Pension Economics and Finance 3
    Structured Products 6
    Alternative Investments 3
       
    Semester IV  
    Electives  
    Advanced Business Valuation 3
    Advanced Corporate Finance 6
    Corporate Social Responsibility 3
    Numerical Methods 6
    International Fiscal System 3
    Law and Practice of International Capital Markets 3
    Private Banking 6
    Trading and Financial Markets 3
    Seminar on Private Banking 3
       
    Internship (mandatory) 6
    Thesis* 18
    Field Project (optional)* 12

     

    * Master in Banking and Finance students who participate in a Field Project do not discuss a thesis.

    The Master degree in Banking and Finance is obtained with a total minimum number of 120 ECTS, including the internship and final thesis.

    Slight changes in the study programme may occur.

    The following recommendation is valid for students of the Master in Banking and Finance: those who have achieved in the previous study path at least 9 of 180 ECTS with exams in quantitative subjects can follow the sequence of courses of the Master in Finance of the first semester, i.e. replace the courses Introduction to Statistics and Quantitative Methods in Finance (whose notions are taken for granted) with Probability and Finance, Statistics and Financial Econometrics.

    Students pursuing this variant can advance to the Master in Finance, if they wish, or receive a Master’s degree with the additional indication on the transcript of exams Master in Economics major in Banking and Finance with quantitative applications.

  • Study programme 2015-2017

    Four semesters’ programme of 120 ECTS.

     

    Course ECTS
       
    Semester I  
    Foundation Courses (30 ECTS)  
    Accounting 6
    Capital Markets 6
    Corporate Finance 6
    Introduction to Statistics 6
    Quantitative Methods in Finance 6
       
    Semester II  
    Core Courses (30 ECTS)  
    Corporate Banking 6
    Derivatives 6
    Financial Intermediation 6
    Risk Management 6
    Financial Statement Analysis  3
    Introductory Corporate Governance  3
       
    Semester III and IV  
    Electives  
    Advanced Corporate Governance  3
    Advanced Derivatives  3
    Asset Pricing 3
    Financial Engineering 6
    Financial Modelling 6
    Financial Econometrics 6
    Fixed Income 6
    Global Investment Research 3
    Introduction to Institutions and Economics
    of Pension and Aging
    3
    Pension and Aging 3
    Pension Economics and Finance 3
    Structured Products 6
    Advanced Business Valuation  3
    Advanced Corporate Finance  6
    Banking strategies 3
    Alternative Investments 3
    Corporate Social Responsibility 3
    Financial Instruments 6
    International Fiscal System 3
    Law and Practice of International Capital Markets 3
    Numerical Methods 6
    Private Banking 6
    Structured Products 6
    Trading and Financial Markets 3
       
    Internship (mandatory) 6
    Thesis* 18
    Field Project (optional)* 12

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