Entry Requirements


Admission to the Master in Economics & Finance requires:

  • knowledge of mathematics, economics and statistics at undergraduate level.
  • an Italian degree (ex. DM 270 /04) in:

l-7 Ingegneria civile e ambientale

l-8 Ingegneria dell’informazione

l-9 Ingegneria industriale

l-16 Scienze dell’amministrazione e dell’organizzazione

l-18 Scienze dell’economia e della gestione aziendale

l-20 Scienze della comunicazione

l-30 Scienze e tecnologie fisiche

l-31 Scienze e tecnologie informatiche

l-32 Scienze e tecnologie per l’ambiente e la natura

l-33 Scienze economiche

l-35 Scienze matematiche

l-36 Scienze politiche e delle relazioni internazionali

l-37 Scienze sociali per la cooperazione, lo sviluppo e la pace

l-41 Statistica

or an italian degree (ex DM 509/99) in the subjects equivalent to those listed above.

Candidates holding a different degree qualification can apply but their application will be submitted to an Admission Board in charge of evaluating the fulfilment of requirements.

To all candidates, the following minimum requirements apply in order to be admitted to the course:

  • at least 6 ECTS credits in the area of mathematics (MAT/01 – MAT/09, SECS-S/06)
  • at least 6 ECTS credits for the statistical area (SECS-S/01 – SECS-S/05, SECS- P05): a statistics course or a basic econometrics one
  • at least 12 ECTS credits for the economic area (SECS-P/01 – SECS-P/03, SECS-P/06): at least one course of Microeconomics and one of Macroeconomics
  • evidence of computer skills (ECDL, advanced level) or 3 ECTS credits of Computer Science (INF/01, ING-INF/05) or equivalent diploma
  • English language knowledge, level B2 or higher, properly certified (eg.: TOEFL, IELTS, etc.) or any other relevant documentation (eg.: award of a degree held in English, English language as mother tongue, etc.).

Students with foreign qualification are expected to meet the substantive requirements equivalent to the minimum requirements for students with an Italian degree. Such checking of pre-requisites will be conducted by an Admission Board of faculties appointed by the Faculty Board – Collegio Didattico.

Applicants  who meet the minimum entry requirements (irrespective of their nationality) are assessed by the Admission Board according to the grid below. Applicants who obtain less than 50 points are not admitted. Applicants who obtain more than 80 points are admitted without any further verification.

Criterion

Description

Maximum score

Academic curriculum

length and quality of the previous degree as well as the final grade

40

Recommendation letter

recommendation letter (written using the mandatory format and template) sent by an external Referee, directly to the Master’s degree Secretariat, by post (ordinary mail) or fax or email.

10

Motivation letter

letter (written using the mandatory format and template) in which the applicant states his/her motivation.

30

Choice coherence

coherence between the academic curriculum and/or activities previously carried out and the learning objectives of the master’s degree in Economics and Finance

20

The Admission Board  reserves the possibility to request the applicant an oral interview for admission, held in English language and exclusively done via electronic devices (eg.: via skype). Such possibility is reserved for the students that have not fully fulfilled one or more of the minimum requirements for the admission due to the irregularities in the credit system or title of study or due to other objective motivation relevant in the analysis of the material attached to the application for admission (including the motivation letter and the recommendation letter, other relevant documents/titles attached and the potential lack of any English certification) that results in a score above 50 points but less than 80 points out of 100, according to the above mentioned grid. The interview is aimed at verify the applicants’ motivations, the English language knowledge and the above mentioned skills, according to the procedure established by the internal Regulation – Regolamento didattico.

Applicants must obtain a bachelor degree by October 31st, 2018.