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Business economics

Co-ordinator  Prof.ssa Marcella Polisicchio
for further information contact: ecocom@unimib.it

The degree course in Business Economics is divided into two programmes: (1) Economics and Business; (2) Economics and Tourism.
The degree course lasts three years. In order to graduate in Business Economics, 180 credits are required, to be obtained by passing the exams pertaining to the 20 courses. A further requirement is a final examination in the form of a dissertation, as well as a pass in IT (1 credit), essential for developing the competences which characterise the course.

(1) Economics and Business programme

The Economics and Business programme equips students with the broad-based knowledge, skills and training for a career in the global business world. With its macro view of the business environment, it analyses and implements the tools for carrying out business strategies, which cover the operational functions of accounting, finance, management and marketing.

Well-known for its flexible nature, the degree allows students to specialise in the third year in a variety of fields such as accounting, business communication, finance, marketing or business law. Students who choose the Economics and Business programme find that they gain a solid grounding in all areas of economic and management so that they are able to adapt to the circumstances they encounter and can face them with equanimity.

The degree programme offers an ideal training for a career into profit and non-profit companies, banks, insurance, public administration. According to the type of programme followed and the options taken in the third year, students find openings throughout the business world, in commercial companies and financial institutions linked to international markets. They can exploit their professional and managerial skills in the corporate world, including the area of marketing and business communication.

The natural completion is one of the postgraduate degrees on offer, depending on the options chosen, especially in the third year.

(2) Economics and Tourism Programme

The Economics and Tourism Programme focuses on the economic, legal and quantitative analyses of tourism. It also attributes considerable importance to foreign languages.

The course aims to offer an ample multi-disciplinary economic training to students desiring to learn the methodologies, and both the theoretical and operative instruments necessary for a career in the economic sector of the tourism industry. It finds its natural completion in the Postgraduate Degree in Tourism Economics and Management.

Typical openings include: jobs in both the private and public tourist industries, customer care, event planning and organization.
The learning experience takes place via lectures, workshops and seminars, supported by tutor assistance.

Prof. Marcella Polisicchio