1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor in Finance, Insurance and Business

Degree programme

Programme type 1st Cycle Degree/Bachelor
Academic Year 2018/2019
Code 8872
Degree Programme Class L-41 - Statistics
Years in which the programme is being held Every year
Type of access Restricted access
Place of teaching Rimini
Degree Programme Director Cristina Bernini
Language Italian

Admission requirements and assessment of previously acquired knowledge/competences

Admission to the 1st CycleDegree Programme is subject to the possession of a five-year secondary schooldiploma or equivalent suitable qualification obtained abroad, or a four-yearsecondary school diploma and diploma for the relative supplementary year, or,where no longer active, admitted students will be assigned additional learningrequirements.

Knowledge required

Applicants shall also possess the followingknowledge:

- Sound knowledge of written and spokenItalian;

- Basic knowledge of the English language(level A2);

- Logical and mathematical skills.

Assessment of basic knowledge

This knowledge is assessed in an examdelivered in the methods described in the degree programme website (the exammay be held on more than one date).

The Degree Programme Board may exoneratecandidates from the assessment of knowledge and skills in the event of:

- withdrawal from studies,

- loss of student status,

- application to opt out of previous degreeprogramme systems,

- possession of an academic qualificationobtained from or learning activities carried out in foreign universities,

– transfer from another degree programme atthe Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna,

- transfer from another university.

This assessment is based on the followingcriteria:

- coherence of the candidate's curriculumand the knowledge required for admission to the Degree Programme.

In the event of accepting the transferapplication beyond the usual terms, students who have not been exempted fromsitting the entrance exam will be directly assigned additional learningrequirements.

Additional Learning Requirements

Candidates who do not pass the entranceexam will be assigned additional learning requirements (OFA) in mathematics,and will be required to attend supplementary courses in mathematics (the datesof which will be published on the Degree Programme website) or other learningactivities defined by the Degree Programme Board.

The Additional Learning Requirements aredeemed to have been passed when students pass the exam in Mathematics.

Students not completing the OFArequirements by the date set by the Academic Bodies and published on theUniversity portal will be required to re-enrol in the first year of theprogramme as repeating students.

Admission to the degree programme issubject to the assessment of knowledge and skills in the English language, tolevel A2. Students holding a corresponding language certification may beexempted from sitting this exam.

Students who are assessed on admission tothe degree programme as having language skills below level A2 shall be gradedwith an initial linguistic deficit.

This linguistic deficit must be recoveredin preparation for subsequent exams:

they will be required to achieve level B1,prior to the year 3 exams.

Programme profile

The 1st cycle degree programmein Finance, Insurance and Business aims to train graduates able to work infinancial and insurance markets, or deliver financial and insurance services tobusinesses and individuals.

Graduates have the tools to performquantitative analyses of investment plans and measure the level of riskinvolved in loans to people or organisations.

The methodological, technical and professionalskills of graduates are based on the integration of statistical, economic,actuarial and financial methods; the aim is to train financial and insurancemarket operators with the quantitative skills needed to analyse financialmarkets, design and manage insurance products and define investment and riskmanagement strategies.

The proposed curriculum combinestheoretical learning activities in mathematics, statistics and probabilisticmethods with more vocational activities focusing on the study of financial andinsurance risk management, the junior actuary and statistical technicianfigures working in financial and insurance companies. Theoretical knowledge isalso combined with vocational skills in traditional workshop-based learningactivities, specific group work and the possibility to perform an internship ina business.

In addition to the vocational focus, thecurriculum also builds the package of skills required to access the 2ndcycle degree programme in Statistical, Financial and Actuarial Sciences atRimini, the natural reference for graduates in Finance, Insurance and Businesswishing to continue their studies.

Access to further study

It gives access to second cycle studies (laurea specialistica/magistrale) and master universitario di primo livello.

Career opportunities

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