Economics and Management

Course Information
  • Subject: Economics, Management
  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Type of Degree: BSc
  • Cost: EUR 3,000 - 8,500

Cattolica offers 2 English-taught undergraduate degrees: one in Economics (“Laurea Triennale in Economia delle imprese e dei mercati”) and the other one in Management (“Laurea Triennale in Economia e gestione aziendale”), aiming at offering the students a learning experience according to the most diffused International standards.

USC students

A diverse and multicultural class enriches the students’ learning process. Classes are taught by instructors (professors, lecturers) with a strong academic background, most of whom have teaching and research experience at some of the world’s finest universities.

The undergraduate programme in Economics (“Laurea Triennale in Economia delle imprese e dei mercati”) is designed to give the student the necessary tools for carrying out active roles in business decision processes by interpreting business phenome­na through the understanding of theories, quantitative analysis techniques and the most up-to-date institutional references.

First year

■ Principles of management - 8 credits
■ Introductory Microeconomics - 8 credits
■ IT for economics and management - 4 credits
■ Principles of law - 9 credits
■ Organization theory and design - 8 credits
■ Mathematics - 9 credits
■ Economic history - 8 credits
■ First foreign language I - 4 credits

 

Second year

■ Introductory Macroeconomics - 8 credits
■ Economic policy - 8 credits
■ Financial accounting - 8 credits
■ Statistics - 9 credits
■ Comparative company law - 9 credits
■ Financial market, credit and banking - 8 credits
■ Financial mathematics - 5 credits
■ First foreign language II - 4 credits
■ Second foreign language - 4 credits

 

Third year (Major in Economics)

■ Public finance - 8 credits
■ Applied statistics - 8 credits
■ Corporate finance or Business strategy - 8 credits
■ Two field courses among the following: - 16 credits
   ○ Monetary economics
   ○ International economics
   ○ Game theory and strategy
■ Two elective courses (students are advised to choose among the following elective courses or the above field courses not chosen): - 16 credits
   ○ Business strategy
   ○ Corporate finance
   ○ Marketing management
   ○ Management accounting
   ○ Information systems
   ○ International business law
■ Final dissertation - 3 credits

 

Career Opportunities

Students that have completed an Undergraduate Programme in Economics or in Management can either apply for a gradua­te programme or enter the job market. Students may find job possibilities in both Italy and abroad. The main career  opportunities are:

  • Professional and managerial careers in internationally-oriented companies, in different industries (manufacturing, services, consulting, finance, governmental institutions), in different roles (marketing and sales, controlling, operational processes, finance, HR, administration, etc.)
  • Careers in financial and monetary markets
  • Research careers, with special reference to international affairs
  • Careers in international and transnational institutions


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