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Finance and Insurance

For the A.Y. 2022-2023, 30 slots reserved for international students (12 scholarships)

Admission requirements

To successfully attend with profit the master’s degree course in Finance and Insurance students should have an adequate knowledge of mathematics, economics and statistics. A further requirement is a B2 level of English language. The knowledge and skills in the English language shall be tested as indicated in the Course Regulations and no English certificate is required. In addition to the requirements indicated above, admission to the course is conditional to the assessment of students’ background.

Context

The Master’s Degree Course in Finance and Insurance responds to the need to stimulate the creation of a study context with a clear international vocation, where national students can benefit from the cultural exchanges with foreign students, who are the witnesses and promoters of different educational experiences.

Learning objectives and outcomes

The Master’s Degree Course in Finance and Insurance aims to develop skills required for the management of complex financial products and to work as an actuary.

In particular, graduates will:

  • learn about the analytical and quantitative tools to deal with financial transactions characterized by investment risk;
  • possess the necessary skills to design and manage complex insurance products, both in the public and the private sector;
  • become familiar with the tools to analyze financial and insurance markets as well as with the legal knowledge for regulatory and market control purposes.

To achieve the above objectives, in addition to the courses planned in the degree program, students may choose to attend other activities, or laboratories in financial and actuarial sciences and to train in public and private institutions, professional firms, in Italy and abroad.

Main topics

  • Financial Markets
  • Risk Management
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance and Insurance
  • Financial Economics

Employability and careers

Graduates in Finance and Insurance will have expertise to hold high level positions within financial and insurance private institutions, market control authorities, social security institutions, or work as consultants for the evaluation and management of financial and insurance instruments, and for assessing the overall management activities of financial and insurance intermediaries. The degree in Finance and Insurance grants access to management positions in insurance companies, banks, brokerage firms, consulting firms, public and private pension institutions, and managing authorities of financial and insurance markets. Graduates in Finance and Insurance will have the possibility to take the qualification examination for the actuarial profession.

Keywords

Financial Markets. Insurance. Business & Management. Banking. Financial Economics, Econometrics.


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