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Economics and Finance

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What is the objective of the course? What is it?
What does it train you for?

The Degree gives a broad understanding of economics and finance, focusing on how the single household or poducer chooses their budget plains of consumption, saving and production of goods and services taking into account the interplay with the policymakers actions within a gobalized worls. The theory is complemented by the acquisition of basic quantitative tools (statistics and econometrics) granting the student the acquistion of strong analytical, empirical and interpretive skills used by professionals working as a consultant in economics and finance. This type of profession is able to support the decision regarding development and growth plans of firms, local terrritory, and financial investors.

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What do you learn?

The two curricula (applied economics and economics and finance) share a set of common courses, particularly in the first year, which cover four areas, characterizing more in general a Degree in economics. These areas cover economic theory, business, public and private law, mathematics and statistics. The first year provides a broad introduction, covering everything on small scale economic decisions at an individual and firm level and introducing the main quantitative tools used in the economic analysis. In years 2 and 3 you will consolidate and expand upon this knowledge via a series of core and option study modules in order to explore in greater detail the field of economics and finance or alternatively to study more closely applied economics issues related to regional economics, law and business. These two different curricula allows the student to tailor the course to his/her future career path. In addition some courses are also fully taught in English. There are also opportunities for the students to complete their studies with an internship and to spend time abroad during the course under the Erasmus mobility programme.

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What can you do with it?

Career opportunities for economists and financial consultant continue to grow in both private and public sectors (industrial and commercial companies, banks, financial companies and insurance, service companies, businesses that operate in the field of publishing and telecommunications). Graduates in Economics and Finance will be also able to perform freelance activities in the economic and financial fields, as economic analysts, financial analysts - financial agents and promoters, as well as researcher for many national and international institutions.