Admission Information

Academic Year 2018/2019 Call for Applications - MSc in Finance and Banking (LM-16)

Applications Starting date: December 4, 2017 apply-now
Starting date of the programme: September 3, 2018
Length of the programme: 2 years
Coordinator: Prof. Stefano Herzel
Language of instruction: English

General Admission Process

Students must submit the online application first and then they will be evaluated by the Admission Committee.

For information about application contact the Admissions Office

Eligibility Criteria

Italian applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree or be near completion (according to the new University Regulation) or a postgraduate degree (vecchio ordinamento – prior to D.M. 509/99). Preferences will be given to students with a degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Engineering, but other background will be also taken into consideration, mostly basing on the student’s motivation.

International applicants must have a three-year undergraduate degree. Preferences will be given to students with a degree in Economics, Business, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Engineering, but other background will be also taken into consideration, mostly basing on the student’s motivation.

Application Documents

Applications must be submitted through the online application form with the following documents:

1. Transcripts Students Records (in Italian or English): these should include all undergraduate exams and marks, as well as any postgraduate programme. If you are not yet graduated, indicate in the online application form the missing exams and the expected date of graduation.

(*) Tor Vergata students, who are not graduated, can provide a screenshot of the Delphi page including the list of completed exams and the GPA average (media voti).

(*) Tor Vergata Graduates can either request to the Students Administrative Office the "Certificato di Laurea per uso ufficio" or can upload a self-certification (autocertificazione) including the list of exams and marks obtained.

2. Curriculum Vitae (any format, in English): the Admission Board will verify the information in the CV and evaluate applicants' overall profile, experience and knowledge.

3. Personal statement (in English): is recommended but not strictly required. This should demonstrate your critical thinking skills, your future plans, why are you interested in our program and your future professional goals.

4. Reference letter from one referee (Professor or former Employer): once the contact details of the referee are inserted in the online application form, the system will automatically send out a request to the referee to upload the reference letter. The referee should follow the instructions in the automated reply.

5. English language certificate: candidates have to present one of the following certificates not older than 3 years:

  • International English language Testing System (IELTS) – minimum score 6.0
  • First Certificate (FCE) -  University of Cambridge ESOL Exam.
  • Business English Certificate (BEC) - vantage level - University of Cambridge ESOL Exam
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): IBT (Internet Based Test) minimum score 65; PBT (Paper Based Test) minimum score 513; CBT (Computer Based Test) minimum score 183
  • Trinity College of London - Integrated Skills Examinations – ISE II

(*) No English proficiency certificates are required from students who are citizens of countries where English is one of the official languages and/or from students who have been awarded a degree from institutions where the programme has been taught in English.

(*) Applicants who do not own an English certificate can still apply. The Admission Board will evaluate their CVs and transcripts of records and, if the evaluation is positive, applicants will be contacted for a Skype interview in order to assess their knowledge of English.

6. GRE or GMAT are recommended, but not strictly required.

Application Deadlines

NON-EU Applicants: June 28, 2018

EU and Italian Applicants: July 31, 2018

Within 30 days after submission of a complete application package applicants will be informed by e-mail of the decision regarding admission.

Selected italian applicants, once received the Acceptance Letter, must contact msc_finance@economia.uniroma2.it for the confirmation of interest. The enrollment will be possible starting from September 2018.

Selected international applicants, once received the Acceptance Letter, need to go to the competent Italian Diplomatic Authorities in their home-country to complete the pre-enrolment procedures and must contact msc_finance@economia.uniroma2.it for the confirmation of interest. The enrollment will be possible starting from September 2018.