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Overview

Our master’s programmes have been selected by BSBI among many prestigious international programmes offered by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO.

With the MA in Finance and Investments, you will develop a range of advanced skills to help you manage challenges in the finance sector. You will have the opportunity to improve your knowledge of the area and increasing your confidence.

This programme is taught through practical methods. All modules are designed to help you understand both theory and practice, so you will understand concepts and how to apply them in the workplace.

  • The programme will be delivered through a blended learning mode, with on-campus lectures and study activities as well as via the UNINETTUNO e-learning platform and didactic model. 
  • You will earn an Italian master’s degree with 120 European University Credits (ECTS). 

*Current offers: 

  • October 2018 intake offer: apply before 31st October 2018and receive up to €2,000 off your tuition fees.
  • February 2019 intake offer: apply before 30th November 2018and receive up to €2,000 off your tuition fees.
  • The programme covers a variety of core topics in finance and investments, such as financial analysis and corporate finance.
  • You will develop a good understanding of how to be effective in this complex field.
  • Gain relevant skills for the workplace, making you a more efficient employee.
  • Tailor the degree towards your specific career ambitions with elective subjects during your second semester.
  • Learn the best methods of academic research to develop a good foundation in case you take a route into academia.
  • All students will have the option to learn German.

This master’s degree is tailored to develop the most relevant skills and knowledge for the finance and investments sector. You will acquire practical, modern know-how in financial markets and investments, increasing your employability and boosting your career.

In addition, BSBI’s blended study mode means that you will have the flexibility to fit the course around your schedule, including work and family responsibilities.

Student profile

UNINETTUNO features a diverse and inclusive student body, welcoming attendees from all over the world and from all backgrounds. Many students in this course hail from a professional background in finance, also including people who have experience in sectors such as accounting, banking and investment.

Region / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Region / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Age Group / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Age Group / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Top Work Industries (Pre-MA) / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Top Work Industries (Pre-MA) / Typical student profile for UNINETTUNO courses

Course Structure

During its first semester, the MA in Finance and Investments will cover fundamental topics such as business and financial analysis, corporate finance and financial markets. On the second semester, you will be able to choose from a range of elective subjects to steer your course of study towards the most relevant path for you.

Students will also attend modules on academic research methods, and you will study the German language alongside your master’s degree subjects. On your final semester, you will research and prepare a dissertation on a topic of your choice.

Business and Financial Analysis

Corporate Finance

Quantitative Finance and Financial Markets

Research Methods

German Language studies

Derivatives and Alternative Investments (elective)

Islamic Banking Operations (elective)

Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity (elective)

Research Methods

German Language studies

Leadership Development Programme

(LSBF Executive Education)

Dissertation

 

Learning Outcomes

Graduates will be able to:

  • Interpret business financial statements;
  • Show knowledge of quantitative methods and their application within financial markets;
  • Understand investment and finance decisions;
  • Understand how to maximise value and achieve a sustainable competitive advantage;
  • Develop relevant skills to maximise corporate value while reducing financial risks;
  • Evaluate corporate finance structures and instruments used to generate money and manage financial risk.
  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Intakes: Feb / Oct
  • Campus: Berlin
  • Degree awarded by: Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
  • Price: €11,000 (international students) / €6,000 (EU students)

*Scholarships are available

Minimum age

21

Academic Qualifications

·         Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university.

·         If you do not meet the academic requirements, you may be assessed on relevant work experience. You must have at least 3 years of management experience.  

English Language requirements

•                    IELTS – minimum score of 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component);

•                    PTE – minimum score of 50 or equivalent.

English proficiency requirements can be waived for:*

•                    Native English speakers;

•                    Applicants who completed their education in English (such as a High School diploma or IB);

•                    Applicants who completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English-speaking country.

*According to the Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO admission criteria.

You can apply now to study with BSBI! It’s quick and easy, here’s how it works:

  1. Create an account here: apply.berlinsbi.com;
  2. Select the programme and intake you want to apply for;
  3. Complete all sections of the online application;
  4. Submit online application;
  5. Our admissions team will liaise with you with regards to next steps

FREE Executive Education course

BSBI is pleased to announce a new partnership with London School of Business and Finance Executive Education (LSBF EE). BSBI master’s students will be able to take advantage of this opportunity and take one of LSBF’s EE courses – the Leadership Development Programme.

The five-day course will be offered to BSBI students completely free of charge and is taught by leading academics, giving you an expert insight into becoming an ideal leader.

By the end of the course, you will be armed with essential knowledge on how to inspire and motivate your staff, carving out a leadership style for yourself that will help you get the most out of your team and make your organisation soar.

The course will focus on:

  • Defining leadership;
  • Improving your management approach;
  • Boosting your communication and coaching skills;
  • Understanding emotional intelligence;
  • Learning how to build trust and loyalty within your organisation.

Career progression

The MA in Finance and Investments will prepare you for a variety of roles within the finance sector, such as investment analyst, investment manager and portfolio manager. Alternatively, you can pursue a research degree, such as a PhD, in a related area.

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