2 yrs
English, Italian
120 CFU

This highly ranked program allows students to master multiple areas of finance, investment banking, corporate finance and advisory, quantitative finance, risk management, derivatives and asset pricing. This, combined with technical skills in a specific field, is the program’s competitive advantage when compared to the one-year graduate programs widely available.

The Master of Science in Finance at Bocconi: 

  • is regularly evaluated as one of the best Finance Master programs worldwide by the most prestigious international rankings
  • provides a complete and high-quality education, ensuring a solid multidisciplinary foundation and targeted specialized skills
  • relies on an outstanding international faculty, as well as “in-the-field” courses with expert practitioners
  • takes advantage of the international environment on campus, with students and professors from various countries, and many opportunities to enrich the academic curriculum with experiences abroad
  • offers access to study abroad programs at prestigious partner schools all over the world
  • provides outstanding opportunities for relations with top employers in Italy and abroad
  • benefits from the advantages that our location in the center of Milan provides, in terms of quality of life and many professional opportunities

The program presents many career opportunities as managers, analysts and economists at banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions, as well as consultants in either corporate finance advisory or finance divisions of large consulting companies and financial authorities and regulators.

Program Director

Anna Battauz

The field of finance is constantly evolving and subject to continuous innovation. It is increasingly global and complex. Therefore, graduates with a solid, extensive and advanced skill set in all areas of finance can benefit from extraordinary prospects for employment and exceptional career opportunities at financial institutions, investment funds, private equity firms, fintech and insurance companies, corporations, consulting firms and government agencies.

Our program trains precisely this type of graduate. We prepare our students to embark on competitive, well-structured and fulfilling career paths. In the rigorous mandatory courses of the first year, we equip them with broad and robust theoretical knowledge and methodologies across all areas of finance. The second year offers a diverse selection of elective courses, a focus on personal skill development, and a variety of professional internship opportunities that directly facilitate their entry into the job market.
In summary, our program is intense and challenging, which is why it is highly valued by the most prestigious global recruiters.

Lancio di tocchi

Program Placement

of our graduates
are employed one year after graduation
of our graduates
are employed abroad one year after graduation
of our graduates
are employed on graduation day

Strong Showing in Rankings

FT Ranking 2023

Master in Finance 2023

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024

Accounting and Finance

in Europe

Why Choose a Bocconi MSc?

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Bocconi is about more than just classes

Your years on campus are about more than just the classes you attend: Bocconi and Milan also promote activities focused on culture, sports, art and sharing ideas. They help make your Bocconi experience an exciting time that is key to personal and professional growth.

A Sustainable Campus 

Our campus is a safe, multicultural and lively place, located in downtown Milan. Both its historic buildings and new spaces are integrated into the urban fabric to create an active environment, reverberating with university life. The campus includes a recreational sports center, a large park and a new student residence hall.

A European and cosmopolitan city

Milan is an open, international and multicultural city, a European metropolis full of events and public services with an unparalleled nightlife. It is a renowned symbol of fashion and design, as well as an important financial, economic and business hub.

Once a Bocconian, always a Bocconian!

You become a member of the Bocconi community when you start your program, joining other students, faculty, staff, Alumnae and Alumni. But Bocconi is not only a real community where you spend your days on campus, but also – and increasingly more so – a community you can get to know through our online social networks.

Applying to Bocconi

Applying to university entails a number of steps: at Bocconi we try to smooth the way for international applicants by providing step-by-step instructions for the admissions process.

We support applicants looking for information on admission procedures, fees and funding opportunities with a variety of different initiatives and events.