The MSc in Management and Finance (MMF) aims to train graduates with specific and qualified skills in management and finance required to operate as manager and consultant for companies, financial institutions and public administrations. It offers an international learning path in which functional and sectoral knowledge are integrated into the themes of innovation and sustainability, preparing graduates to take on managerial roles with full awareness of the economic, social and environmental challenges of the 21st century. The 24-month program proposes two majors taught in English:
The program proposes also a major in Administration, financial management and control, taught in Italian, for student fluent in Italian. For more information: www.lumsa.it.
Admission criteria Applicants are selected based on their curriculum vitae (CV), possibly supplemented by an entrance test and or interview with the director of the program (for international applicants). Requirements:
A university bachelor degree containing a minimum total of 60 ECTS comprised in the following fields: management and business administration, economics, statistics and mathematics, law (at least a foundation level of knowledge in this domain).
English language knowledge at least equal to B2 level of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. In particular applicants can possess one of the following requirements: - university qualification awarded in English - one of the recognized international English language certificates (BEC, CAE, CPE, FCE, IELTS, TOEFL) - english exam at B2 level (or higher) passed in a university course. - an interview with the director of the program aimed to assess the English language competency.
Rules and italian regulation The Diploma Supplement was developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and by UNESCO/CEPES. The purpose of the supplement is to provide sufficient independent data to improve the international transparency and fair academic and professional recognition of qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates etc.). It is designed to provide a description of the nature, level, context, content and status of the studies that were pursued and successfully completed by the individual named on the original qualification to which this supplement is appended. It is free from any value-judgements, equivalence statements or suggestions about recognition. Information is provided in eight sections. Where information is not provided, an explanation will give the reason why. (more information)
Graduation and final thesis Master degree is awarded to students who have gained 120 ECTS/CFU credits and satisfied all curricular requirements, including the production and public defence of an original dissertation. The thesis is worth 15 ECTS. To be admitted to the graduation session students must earn all the credits provided for in the program structure except for those credits of the thesis and must not have any pending financial obligations to University LUMSA. The thesis is evaluated on contents, presentation and defence. For final assessment of the entire degree, a 110-point scale is used. Students pass the final degree exam if they obtain a mark of at least 66 (if student has an average of 18 on 30). The Board can unanimously award "lode" (cum laude) as a special distinction.
Admission and enrollment procedure To be admitted must have:
The entrance visa for study purposes issued by the competent Italian Diplomatic authorities
Certified true copy of the final academic qualification achieved, which entitles the student to have access to the following level of academic education. Duly legalized by the Italian Diplomatic Authorities in the country of reference, provided with consular legalization, the Dichiarazione di valore in loco and with an official translation into Italian;
Transcript of exams issued by the competent University – approved by the Italian Diplomatic Authority in the country of reference – with the name of each passed exams and the detailed syllabi of each course attended, required to achieve the final title in question;