The Master of Science in Finance and Banking (LM-16) is a two-year programme designed to provide the theoretical and practical skills needed for a successful career in finance. The School of Economics of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” is ranked in the top 10% worldwide among Economics Department by RePec/Ideas (Jan. 2016).
To integrate theory and practice, we make an extensive use of MATLAB (the high-level computing language developed by MathWorks), we analyze news and market data with Thomson Reuters Datastream and Eikon, and compare investment funds with the Morningstar extensive database.
Most of our students finish their studies on time and get their first occupation in banks, trading houses, insurance companies, agencies and institutions. Some of them continue their studies in qualified Ph.D. programmes (visit the alumni page for more information). A dedicated office follows our students before and after their graduation and meetings with finance professionals are organized regularly to provide our students with useful constacts and advices to access to the job market.
The Erasmus Plus and Erasmus Mundus programs allow our student to spend one or two semesters abroad in our partner institutions worldwide. It is also possible to obtain a Dual Degree issued by the School of Business, Economics and Law of the University of Gothenburg.
A dedicated student office helps the students on bureaucracy issues, applications for fellowship, accommodations and Italian language courses.
The Programme Office is held by Martina Spaziani.
The director of the MSc is Stefano Herzel (Ph.D. Cornell University, 1996).