The master’s degree in Economics and Finance allows graduates to acquire the necessary expertise in mathematical and statistical tools as well as the advanced knowledge needed for a successful career in economics and finance, with special emphasis on the role of markets and financial intermediaries.
The master’s degree in Economics and Finance provides cutting edge preparation in techniques for price formation, securities trading, management of corporate finance and extraordinary transactions as well as the ability to understand the more meaningful connections with existing prospects and trends in macroeconomics and international finance.The Department of Economics and Finance also offers students the chance to study with a partner university through Erasmus programs, Double Degrees and the QTEM Master.There are three possible majors in the program, one in Italian in Banche e intermediari finanziari (Banks and Financial Intermediaries) and two in English: Finance and Economics, the latter including the RoME specialization program.
|Mathematical Methods for Finance||8|
|Lab of Software Application for Finance||4|
|Advanced Corporate Finance||8|
|Market Law & Regulation||8|
|1 Core program course||6|
|2 Elective courses||6+6|
Please, find below as an example the list of the core courses proposed for the 20-21 academic year:
|Fixed Income, Credit and Derivatives||6|
|Equity Markets and Alternative Investments||6|
|Experimental and Behavioural Economics||8|
|Risk Management and Compliance||6|
|Computational Tools for Finance||6|
|International Trade and Commercial Policies||8|
|M&A and Investment Banking||6|
|Real Estate Finance||6|
|Financial and Economic Networks||6|
|Internship and other activities||4|
|Ethical standards and practices in finance||2|
|Learning Innovation activities||2|
|Total number of credits||120|
Graduates of this master’s degree program can hold positions of high responsibility in the economic and financial system, in investment banks, asset management companies, banks and other financial institutions. They may also launch careers with international organizations and supervisory authorities, central banks and in managing multinational companies.
Graduates in Economics and Finance can also work as consultants at the highest levels of the economic and financial field. The program furthermore includes internships with financial institutions, consulting companies, public entities and regulatory and supervisory authorities.
Luiss is committed to broaden its international dimension by giving current and prospective students the chance to belong to a dynamic community.
Erasmus+ and Bilateral Exchange Programs
The Luiss Student Exchange Office manages and promotes student exchanges within the Erasmus Program, as well as through bilateral exchange agreements with non-European universities. The procedures are based on the ECTS system. All eligible students can apply to be selected for an opportunity to study abroad on an Erasmus+ or Bilateral exchange in one of our several partner Institutions. Our Erasmus+/Bilateral network currently boasts 218 agreements with Higher Education Institutions in 46 countries, and it grows every year.
Structured Partnership Exchange and Double Degree Programs
The International Development Office offers to students a wide range of structured partnerships and double degree programs they can apply for, depending on the specific Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program they’re currently enrolled in or the program they’re willing to enroll in for the next academic year.