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Msc European Studies in Investor Relations and Financial Communication

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Milan
English
Msc European Studies in Investor Relations and Financial Communication

Program description

Msc European Studies in Investor Relations and Financial Communication

The aim of the Master is to train specialists operating both in the banking sector and in capital markets. Graduated students will be able to bridge information and knowledge gaps between financial experts and investors and entrepreneurs. Moreover, such specialists will be asked to strategically manage a huge amount of information in order to suggest sound investment decisions.

Admission requirements

Program-specific entry requirements

Ideal candidates have an academic background in economics/finance, foreign languages, law, or communication.

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

  • Introductory module on communication in banking and finance
  • Accounting for investor relations
  • Corporate finance
  • Speech communication
  • Statistical data analysis
  • English for business and finance (First level)
  • A second language among:
    • Français de la finance (First level)
    • Deutsch für die Finanzkommunikation (First level)
  • EU Financial systems and bank management
  • Economics of the EU
  • Principles of financial european regulation
  • English for business and finance (Second level)
  • A second language among:
    • Français de la finance (Second level)
    • Deutsch für die Finanzkommunikation (Second level)

Elective Courses (1st Year) (12 ECTS Required)

  • Chinese for business and finance (First level)
  • Modern standard arabic for business and finance (First level)
  • Law for EU financial markets
  • Chinese for business and finance (Second level)
  • EU Risk governance regulation
  • International financial markets
  • Modern standard arabic for business and finance (Second level)

Second Year

  • Financial communication SPS/08
  • Communication strategies in financial disclosure
  • Banking strategies & wealth management
  • Sustainable finance and ethics
  • Online communication design
  • Current issues in international affairs
  • Argumentation in finance
  • Investor relations
  • Conversations with industry experts on private banking or Conversations with industry experts on investor relations
  • Law and practice of capital markets

Elective Courses (2nd Year) (12 ECTS Required)

  • Advertising and consumer representations
  • Argumentation in conflict resolution
  • Brand management
  • Comparative public administration
  • Digital corporate communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Marketing semiotics
  • Media relations
  • Multimodal rhetoric
  • Organizational behavior
  • Social media management
  • Transmedia narratives
  • User experience design
  • Inside the MEM. new dynamics of the middle east mediterranean region
  • Market system dynamics
  • Sponsoring and partnership management
  • Strategies and markets of digital media

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

Tuition fees: €6000 per year.

Qualification

  • Degree awarded: Laurea magistrale in European studies in investor relations and financial communication
  • Total ECTS: 120

Career opportunities

Graduated from the program will gain both the technical knowledge and the methodological tools to pursue a career in:

  • Investor relations and financial communication, both in private (financial and industrial sectors) and public institutions (EU Institutions, European Supervisory Authorities, etc.)
  • proxy advisors and shareholders engagement management
  • private banking and wealth management
  • management and control in financial institutions
  • professional consultancy in investors relations and financial communications

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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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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Largo Agostino Gemelli, 1
20123 Milano
Italy

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