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Mathematical Finance, M.S., and Banking and Finance, LM, Dual Degree


The Belk College of Business, in partnership with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Milan, Italy, offers a dual degree program.  Students in this program may earn the M.S. in Mathematical Finance with a Concentration in Risk Management from UNC Charlotte and a Laurea Magistrale (LM) in Banking and Finance from UCSC.  Visit belkcollege.uncc.edu/globalgrad for additional information.

Admission Requirements


See belkcollege.uncc.edu/globalgrad for details.

Degree Requirements


This is a 48 credit hour program in which students earn 24 credit hours at UNC Charlotte and spend one year at UCSC to earn the additional 24 credit hours.  In addition to these courses, students are also required to pass the comprehensive exam through UNC Charlotte as well as complete a thesis through UCSC. 

UCSC Courses


In the second year at UCSC, students take the following courses:

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Monetary Economics
  • Principles of Financial Regulation
  • Derivatives Securities Pricing
  • Risk Management
  • Foreign Language*
  • Theology**

* Part of the requirement for the degree is to take a practical Italian language course to learn essential day-to-day words and phrases. 

** Part of Italian learning is to take a theology course.  This is an appreciation/culture course. 

Additional Requirements


In addition to these courses, students are also required to pass the comprehensive exam through UNC Charlotte as well as complete a thesis through UCSC.

Degree Total = 48 Credit Hours