Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS) in Financial Markets and Institutions

Degree programme

Programme type Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)
Academic Year 2018/2019
General policies and regulations D.M. 270
Code 0901
Degree Programme Class LM-16 - Finance
Years in which the programme is being held

1° and 2° year

Teaching mode Traditional lecture (classroom-taught)
Admission typology Restricted access
Place of teaching Bologna
Degree Programme Director Giuseppe Torluccio
Teachers Teachers
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Admission requirements for the degree programme

To profitably attend the 2nd cycle degree programme inFinancial Markets and Institutions, candidates must have in-depth knowledge ofcorporate finance, financial institutions management, financial instruments andmarkets, as well as sound knowledge of financial mathematics, econometrics,private law and commercial law.

1. A 1st cycle degree in one of the following classes, or othersuitable qualification obtained abroad:

- ex Italian Ministerial Decree 270: L-18 (BusinessAdministration), L-33 (Economics), L-36 (Political Sciences and InternationalRelations), L-41 (Statistics),

- ex Italian Ministerial Decree no. 509/99: classes 15(Political Sciences and International Relations), 17 (Business Administration),28 (Economics), 37 (Statistical Sciences).

- Previous four-year degree system: any degree which complieswith the requirements laid down in point 2.

2. The following minimum number of CFU among thescientific-disciplinary fields listed:

a. SECS-P/01, SECS-P/02, SECS-P/03, SECS-P/05, SECS-P/06: 16CFU

b. MAT/01, MAT/02, MAT/03, MAT/04, MAT/05, MAT/06, MAT/08,MAT/09, INF/01, SECS-S/01, SECS-S/03, SECS-S/06: 16 CFU

c. SECS-P/07, SECS-P/08, SECS-P/09, SECS-P/10, SECS-P/11: 16CFU

d. IUS/01, IUS/04, IUS/09: 16 CFU.

If the above-mentioned degree and/or credit requirements arenot met, admission to the 2nd Cycle Degree Programme is subject to a specificassessment of the candidate's academic career by Board appointed by the DegreeProgramme Board to check the required knowledge, based on the assessment oftheir CV and an interview where required.

This assessment, and the interview where required, will alsoapply to candidates holding a four-year degree from the previous degree systemand those holding a qualification obtained abroad.

The Board will set a calendar for the assessments betweenAugust and September, which will be published on the University Portal. If theBoard considers the level of the candidates' knowledge and skills to be satisfactory,they will be admitted to the entrance exam set for the 2nd cycle degreeprogramme in Financial Markets and Institutions.

Admission to the 2nd cycle degree programme is subject to thepassing of a test to assess the students' personal competencies and skills.

The 2nd cycle degree programme in Financial Markets andInstitutions may have restricted access, according to the available resources.The number of places and selection methods are published annually in therelative call for applications.

Personal competencies and skills are assessed in the entranceexam for the restricted access programme, held as described in the call forapplications. Students passing with at least the minimum score set in the callfor applications will be deemed to have passed this exam.

A special Admissions session may be held for internationalstudents, with a Board appointed to assess the candidates' personalcompetencies and skills; this session will be compatible with the scheduleestablished in the call for applications for study grants (which indicativelyexpires in May).

International students who pass the above-mentioned assessmentare exempted from the following assessment of their personal competencies andskills required for other students.

Programme profile

The degree programme provides the required additional skills inmathematics, statistics, econometrics, economics and law; it then focuses oneconomic and business methods, studying all conventional and innovativecorporate banking services offered and managed by Italian banking groups andlarge international investment banks.

Special focus will be given to the regulation and control offinancial markets and brokers, and the governance of listed companies. Thiscurriculum, which also allows students the possibility to perform internshipsin financial intermediaries or in finance departments of medium and largebusinesses, ends with an original written dissertation, in which students shalldemonstrate critical skills, produced under the supervision of a member of theSchool's 2nd cycle degree teaching staff.


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Access to further study

It gives access to third cycle studies (Dottorato di ricerca/Scuole di specializzazione) and master universitario di secondo livello.

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