Society and Culture / Master's degree programme
Financial Analysis, Consulting and Management

General information for the a.y. 2019-2020

Disciplinary areaSociety and Culture
Duration 2 years - 120 Credits
Admission Accesso Libero No limited access
Language Partially taught in English (1 courses)
Teaching method Lectures
Regulation Main Teaching Regulations


The Second-Cycle Degree Programme in Financial Analysis, Consulting, and Management is aimed at producing graduates capable of performing high- level professional functions in credit and risk management, portfolio analysis, consulting and management, and risk measurement and management for intermediate private and public institutions, and research centers. These professional profiles fit the local territory of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, which is home to the head offices of two national banking groups, a wide variety of small and medium-sized industries, and high-income families.

Course content

The educational goals of this programme explain why this is a Master degree that can be classified either in Finance or in Business Economics. Students can choose the area in which to graduate after completing the first year of studies, once they have determined their preferred fields of interest. The program begins with a common first year of eight compulsory core courses in Mathematics and Statistics, Theory of Finance, Macrofinancial scenarios, Financial law, Financial regulation, Corporate finance, Financial firms and assets taxation. The second year offers two compulsory courses - Advanced risk management and corporate and investment banking – and the choice between two courses: Financial analysis - i.e portfolio management and firms valuation - or Financial management - i.e. private and retail banking and bank performance indicators. Experts from local and national enterprises and public institutions are invited to provide their expertise through presentations and seminars. BPER, CREDEM and Unicredit banks financially support this degree course. The CEFIN (, the research center to which most of the Master degree faculty belongs, offers opportunities to participate in research programs where students can develop their skills.

Career options

Graduates of this programme find high-level positions in the following areas: credit and risk management; corporate and private banking; banking and insurance services, finance in non-financial firms; portfolio analysis and management; financial advisory, communication and education; management consultancy; financial firms auditing; economic research.

List of single courses taught in English

- Risk management [ credits: 9]

More information

Course Director
prof. Giuseppe Marotta
dott.ssa Lara Liverani

The course is managed by the Marco Biagi Department of Economics