The Master’s degree focuses on the economic and financial phenomena, providing expert technical knowledge to analyze, interpret and manage complex issues in order to develop and assess public policies.
Thanks to small size classes and a dedicated faculty with an international reputation, students benefit from a challenging academic environment and receive an advanced training to work directly within financial institutions, private companies and either national or international government institutes.
Common path: Advanced Econometrics; Macroeconomics; Corporate Finance and Accounting; Capital Markets and Regulations
Path 1 – Economics: Mathematics for Economics; International Economics; Human Capital and Health; Industrial Economics; Public Economics
Path 2 – Banking and Finance: Financial Economics; Mathematics for Financial Risk; Banking Financial and Risk Management; Analysis of Investment Projects; Personal Finance
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Economics; Economics, Markets and Institutions; Accounting, Banking and Finance; Business Administration; Mathematics, Statistics and Finance is required.
Applicants who do not have one of the above mentioned degrees can also be qualified for the MSc in Economics and Finance, if the core academic areas listed below are covered.
The specific entry requirements below will be subject to evaluation also if you own one or more of the above listed degrees.
Fulfil specific entry requirements (core academic areas)
Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment in order to establish whether the following core academic areas are satisfied:
1. Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
2. Quantitative methods for Economics and Finance (mathematics, statistics, econometrics)
3. Finance, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Banking
The following options might be an asset to your evaluation:
- GMAT, GRE
- GPA (Grade Point Average)
Whenever necessary, the Commission may also ask candidates for an on-line interview.
English language: B2 level (CEFR) or equivalent
The University of Padua, the Veneto Region and other organisations offer various scholarship schemes to support students.
The total amount of the fees depends on the ISEE (Equivalent Economic Status Index) and on the chosen degree (unless scholarships or fee-waivers). Further information on: https://www.unipd.it/en/funding-and-fees
Graduates work as executives in different fields (Economics, Finance or Banking) in various environments such as: banks, insurances, asset management, consulting firms, stock exchanges, supervisory authorities, government and public service companies, international organisations. The programme represents a great starting point for PhD studies, particularly in Economics or Finance.