This program's curriculum is designed to provide an optimal balance between theory and its practical application in the industry. In the first year, the Master of Science in Finance offers key skills in all the major areas of finance, from accounting, corporate finance and investment banking to investments, quantitative finance, risk management and derivatives. This exposure to all key areas of finance, rather than just a subset of them, is crucial to enable students to become competent and flexible professionals, able to interact with colleagues from different divisions and backgrounds in their future careers.
The second year offers the choice of a wide number of specialized elective courses that can be chosen in accordance with desired career paths and personal interests, going further in-depth in fields such as investment banking, quantitative finance, asset management and insurance, management and consulting for financial institutions.
at Bocconi (Milan)
- Investments and Portfolio Decisions
- Financial Modelling
- Corporate Valuation
- Financial Analysis and Reporting
- Statistical Methods in Inference and Forecasting
This semester provides a rigorous set of tools to interpret financial phenomena in the perspective of modern finance and accounting theories.
- Derivative Pricing
- Investment Banking and Capital Structure Operations
- Company and Financial Markets’ Law and Regulations
- Risk Management and Capital Compliance
- Econometrics of Time Series Applied to Pricing and Portfolio Management
Students will further expand their knowledge of concepts and applications of financial modeling tools to applications relevant in the world of banking and of financial services and advisory.
at Bocconi (Milan) and /or abroad
- Financial and Insurance Institutions Management
- Corporate Advisory and Investment Banking
- Quantitative Finance and Asset Management
Study Abroad Programs
- Double Degrees with:
ESADE Escuela Superior de Administracion y Direccion de Empresas (Barcelona, Spain)
HEC École des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Paris, France)
Keio University (Tokyo, Japan)
RSM Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Stockholm School of Economics (Stockholm, Sweden)
NOVA School of Business & Economics (Lisbon, Portugal)
- Advanced Economics Exchange program: a unique, challenging program for up to 6 students to spend the entire second year attending the PhD program in Economics at either
University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, US)
Yale University (New Haven, US)
- Exchange Programs
Foreign languages (two languages)
Curricular supplementary activities