Coordinator Prof. Stefano Herzel
The demand for experts finance, mathematics, statistics and econometrics is on the increase, because of the growling dimension of international financial markets. Quantitative finance is one of the most challenging and exciting areas offered by the financial sector. The Master of Science in Finance and Banking is thought for graduates who wish to develop the latest skills in the field of quantitative finance, covering an exhaustive spectrum of technical and financial applications.
Thanks to the qualified Faculty members of the School of Economics, the student will acquire all the theory and practical techniques needed for a successful career in the financial sector.
Programme objectives and qualification profile
At the end of the two-year programme, the student will be awarded an internationally recognised MSc degree with many career opportunities in the professional field of quantitative finance (risk controller, asset manager, financial engineer, risk consultant, quantitative analyst, financial software engineer) in institutions such as banks and trading houses, pension funds, insurance companies, central banks and other regulators, corporate treasuries. Moreover a MSc in Finance and Banking graduate will also have the necessary requisites for a competitive doctoral programme in Economics, Finance or Econometrics in Italy or abroad.