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MSc Applied Data Science for Banking and Finance

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Brescia
English
MSc Applied Data Science for Banking and Finance

About this program

MSc Applied Data Science for Banking and Finance

The Master’s degree of Applied Data Science for Banking and Finance develops the student’s professional capabilities to leverage the challenges emerging from innovation by using inter-disciplinary competencies. For this reason, the study plan is based on three inter-dependent knowledge based pillars: a technical-scientific area, in order to acquire computer science oriented skills and the instruments for statistical analysis of data; a corporate-management area to develop analytical abilities within a company environment; a financial-economics area to create competences for specific analysis in sectors addressed by this degree course.

Admission requirements

Programme-specific entry requirements

Students should have acquired at least 12 ECTS in the area of Information Technology and Mathematics; 12 ECTS in the area of Economics, Corporate Finance, and Statistics; and a total of at least 36 ECTS in a larger pool of subjects which may include further exams in Mathematics or Statistics, as well as in Economics and Information Technology.

This will be verified through the transcript of records, hence it is required that students who have not yet graduated send a copy of the official transcripts comprehensive of the subjects they still have to take.

English language proficiency requirements

Candidates need to satisfy the English language proficiency requirement in order to submit their application.

  • Academic IELTS: 6.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 84
  • Cambridge English: First, Advanced, Proficiency: 173
  • Cambridge English: Business Vantage, Business: 173

General entry requirements

The entry requirements are based on the latest guidelines for admission published by the Italian Ministry for Education.

  1. Eligible candidates need to hold a valid high school diploma.

  2. Eligible candidates need to hold an undergraduate degree obtained after a minimum of 3 years of study (180 ECTS), which satisfies the requirements for access to second-level academic studies in the awarding country. If candidates have undertaken less than 15 years of total schooling, they may not be eligible for admission to a Laurea Magistrale.

  3. The degree has to be issued by a higher education institution which is regularly accredited or recognized in the awarding country.

  4. The undergraduate degree must be obtained before 31 July 2021.


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Program content

First Year

  • IT Coding for data science
  • Data analysis: techniques and tools
  • Probability and statistics
  • Analytics accounting
  • Course from the economic/Legal area
  • Finance and banking
  • Elective course
  • Foreign language (Italian for international students)

Second Year

  • Time series analysis and forecasting
  • Laboratory of data analytics for banking andinsurance
  • Laboratory of data analytics for investment
  • Elective courses
  • Internship/Stage
  • Thesis

Elective courses list

  • Laboratory of cloud computing, big data and security
  • Data management
  • IT marketing
  • Applied financial econometrics
  • Sustainable business innovation and finance
  • Business analytics and data-driven decision making
  • Cyber security regulation
  • Game theory
  • Fintech regulation
  • Quantitative finance
  • Dynamical systems in finance

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition

Tuition fees for 2021/2022:

  • Minimum fees for EU students: €3,600 (for lower family incomes and cheaper courses) per year
  • Maximum fees for EU students: €9,300 (for higher family incomes and more expensive courses) per year
  • Non-EU students: €8,690

Qualification

  • Degree awarded: Laurea magistrale in Applied data science for banking and finance
  • Total ECTS: 120

Career paths

The study program is oriented to the following professional careers:

  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Data Scientist

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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Università Cattolica students and alumni feel fortunate to be part of the largest private university in Europe, characterised by a strong commitment to providing dedicated services to students and by its recognised academic quality.Studying at Cattolica means studying in an...


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Why study at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Largest private university in Europe

Historical University with 100 years of history, largest private university in Europe for number of enrolled students. True international experience, more than 150 different nationalities represented in amazing destinations such as Milan, Rome, Brescia, Cremona and Piacenza.

Internationally recognized quality teaching

Multidisciplinary university with 12 different Schools, 40+ English taught programmes at all study levels in several different study fields. 13 of our academic disciplines are listed in the top 300, QS Global Rankings by Subject (2021).

Exceptionally strong ties with the industry

Exposure and connections to relevant employers of the highest prestige: industrial ties with the most globally renowned companies, allowing networking and internship opportunities. With an exceptional graduate placement rate after studying, we rank number 1 in the country for Employer-Student Connections, QS Graduate Employability Rankings (2020).

Contact info

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Largo Agostino Gemelli, 1
20123 Milano
Italy

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