Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Cattolica International

Course details

60 students, of whom 20 are international*


*”International”= A diploma awarded anywhere in the world with the exclusion of: Italian high school qualification (Maturità) | European Bac.

First year

  • Management and accounting (10 ECTS)
  • Microeconomics (10 ECTS)
  • Private law (10 ECTS)
  • Mathematics (10 ECTS)
  • Statistics (10 ECTS)
  • Business English (4 ECTS)
  • Information systems (2 ECTS)
  • Second foreign language: (4 ECTS)
    • French
    • Spanish
    • German
  • Theology 1

Second year

  • Business law (10 ECTS)
  • Financial markets and institutions (10 ECTS)
  • Bank management (5 ECTS)
  • Macroeconomics (10 ECTS)
  • Introduction to quantitative finance (5 ECTS)
  • Financial and managerial reporting (10 ECTS)
  • Corporate finance (10 ECTS)
  • Theology 2

Third year

  • International business regulation (5 ECTS)
  • Banking and finance for smes (5 ECTS)
  • Valuation (5 ECTS)
  • Data science and management (10 ECTS)
  • Human resources management (10 ECTS)
  • Marketing (5 ECTS)
  • Applied econometrics( 5 ECTS)
  • Two electives among: (12 ECTS)
    • Artificial intelligence in business (6 ECTS)
    • Business history (6 ECTS)
    • Value chain management (6 ECTS)
  • Thesis (3 ECTS)
A degree in Business and Finance opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Beyond considering further education with a graduate degree programme, you also have the potential to embark on a prosperous career.

Graduates find fulfilling roles in various industries, predominantly within SMEs, financial institutions, and public administrations. Potential career pathways include:

  • Junior positions in manufacturing and service companies, specifically in finance-related departments.
  • Financial analyst and corporate financial consultant.
  • Data analyst.
  • Professional accountant

The Schools of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences and of Economics and Law are committed to empowering you with the expertise and skills you need to succeed in today's competitive job market.

Programme dates and academic calendar for academic year 2024/25 will be published in the month of July. Classes are expected to start in September 2024. 

A Welcome event is usually organized by the Faculty in the week prior to the beginning of the courses; confirmation and details will be available in early August.

SELDA (Servizio Linguistico di Ateneo) organizes fee-paying Italian language courses. For more information contact SELDA from the dedicated iCatt function (in the homepage, box “request for information”), or send an email to selda.lingueper@unicatt.
Students are required to attend theology teachings aimed at offering a reasoned and critical knowledge of the Christian message.