|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Master of Science in Economics and Finance)|
|Tuition fee||€2,622 per year
In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2021/22 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2020/21.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in one or more of the following areas: Economics; Economics, Markets and Institutions; Accounting, Banking and Finance; Business Administration; Mathematics, Statistics and Finance.
Applicants who do not have one of the above-mentioned degrees can also be qualified for the MSc in Economics and Finance, if the core academic areas listed below are covered:
1. Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
Your educational background will be subject to an overall individual assessment based on cv, transcript of records, motivation letter and letters of references.
GMAT or GRE test (not mandatory)
Candidates are strongly encouraged to undertake the GMAT test (or, alternatively, GRE test). Though not mandatory, high GMAT/GRE scores will be a preferential element for admission.
In particular, candidates with a GMAT score (Quantitative reasoning and Verbal skills sections) ≥ 650 (or a GRE score, Verbal and Quantitative sections ≥ 320) will be directly admitted to the Msc program, provided the educational requirements (see above) and the language requirements are satisfied.
Please note: you can participate to the selection also with the GMAT unofficial score but, in case of admission, you will be asked to upload the Official Score before the enrolment deadline.
Whenever necessary, the Commission may also ask candidates for an on-line interview.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
A B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent
Please check out this link for the full list of accepted certificates, minimum scores and exemptions
The Master’s degree focuses on the economic and financial phenomena, providing expert technical knowledge to analyze, interpret and manage complex issues in order to develop and assess public policies.
Thanks to small size classes and a dedicated faculty with an international reputation, students benefit from a challenging academic environment and receive an advanced training to work directly within financial institutions, private companies and either national or international government institutes.
Curriculum Economics: Mathematics for Economics; International Economics; Human Capital and Health; Industrial Economics; Public Economics
Curriculum Banking and Finance: Financial Economics; Mathematics for Financial Risk; Banking Financial and Risk Management; Analysis of Investment Projects; Personal Finance
Common modules: Advanced Econometrics; Macroeconomics; Corporate Finance and Accounting; Capital Markets and Regulations
Graduates work as executives in different fields (Economics, Finance or Banking) in various environments such as: banks, insurances, asset management, consulting firms, stock exchanges, supervisory authorities, government and public service companies, international organisations. The programme represents a great starting point for PhD studies, particularly in Economics or Finance.