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Master in Corporate Finance (MCF)

School accreditation
MCF is a recognized CFA Affilliate Program

Via Sarfatti, 10 - 20136 Milan - Italy

+39 02 5836 3125 / 3115

+39 02 5836 3272

E-mail address

Type of course

Language of tuition

Length of course
12 months

Application review start
December 2022

Application deadline
10 July 2023

Date of commencement
4 October 2023

Class size

Cost / fees
EURO 36,000 paid in four installments

Student grants / Financial assistance
The School assists candidates with their funds search by placing at their disposal the documentation required for financial support applications. In particular, Bocconi grants opportunities for low-interest loans available to admitted students, thanks to agreements with some partner banks.

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / International students: 49%-51%
2. Ratio of Men / Women: 83% men – 17% women
3. Average work experience: 2.5 years
4. Average age: 25

Admission requirements

  • A university degree in any discipline
  • Fluency in English
  • GMAT/GRE or SDA test
  • Around 2 years’working experience
  • An interview with the program director

  • Program Director
    Federico Pippo

    Contact details for application
    SDA Bocconi, Masters Division
    Recruiting and Admissions Service - MCF
    Tel +39 02 5836 3115
    Fax +39 02 5836 3272
    Email: admissions.mcf(at)

    SDA Bocconi School of Management

    Master in Corporate Finance (MCF)

    The Master in Corporate Finance (MCF) is an intense and stimulating one-year program in English, designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to drive innovation and master different international finance management techniques and tools, whether you work for a company or an institution. Choosing MCF means investing in your personal and professional development, with a view to taking your career to the next level.

    Why MCF

    MCF is the Master for you if:

  • You want to develop your career in the finance function or financial industry (corporate finance management, banking & financial institutions, financial advisory, asset management, real estate).
  • You want to be provided with the most advanced techniques of financial management and offer high quality solutions to financial problems.
  • You want an internationally recognized qualification, obtained in an international class.
  • You are looking for a blend of leadership and respect for others, ethics, and appreciation of diversity.
  • You want to combine practice and theory in just one year.

  • The Program Learning Goals are:

    By the end of the program, you are expected to have mastered:
    • Theoretical financial knowledge: understanding of key finance concepts and their interrelation.
    • Practical financial knowledge and technical skills: application of key concepts learned in class to real life cases.
    • Critical thinking, analytical problem solving, and ethical behavior: development of decision-making abilities by balancing data with good judgment and ethical reasoning.

    MCF Global Experience - New York and Mumbai

    MCF students are offered the opportunity to complete their education either in New York or in Mumbai by joining the NY Track with Fordham University’s Master of Science in Global Finance (MSGF), or by attending the Mumbai Track at SDA Bocconi Asia Center.

    Discover more about the Global Experience

    Program Events

    To give you the chance to get to know SDA Bocconi and the MCF Master, we organize every year online and offline events.

    Discover the events

    Other courses offered by SDA Bocconi

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  • Master Program in Fashion, Experience & Design Management
  • Global Executive MBA
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  • Executive Master in Marketing & Sales
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  • About SDA Bocconi School of Management

    The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School present in all of the most important International rankings (Financial Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist, Forbes), SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

    SDA Bocconi School of Management is part of Università Bocconi, the first Italian University to grant a degree in economics. For over a century, Bocconi has played a leading role in Italy’s social and economic modernization.

    SDA Bocconi has been engaged in the promotion and organization of executive education since 1971, with an International approach. The School’s vision, Designed for your World, lies behind its program offerings: Executive Education Open and Custom Programs, MBA and Master Programs, for the development of individuals, companies, institutions and economic systems.

    Choosing SDA Bocconi and coming to Milano means choosing a vibrant environment, the entrepreneurial, financial and industrialized center of Italy, a doorway to Europe. In short, a wealth of international contacts and opportunities.

    And Milano, of course, is culture, fashion, design, food and the art of living.

    Latest SDA Bocconi Rankings

    The leading School of Management in Italy and the only Italian School on the top of the charts of all main International Rankings, SDA Bocconi has established itself as a European leader in higher education.

    Accreditations: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS

    Current ranks:

    #4 European B-School Rankings 2022
    #3 EU - #6 WW Global MBA Rankings 2023
    #3 EU Return on Investment Global MBA Rankings 2023
    #2 WW Environmental impact Global MBA Rankings 2023
    #3 EU - #4 WW Custom Education Rankings 2022
    #9 EU - #13 WW Executive Education Open Rankings 2022
    #7 EU - #7 WW Executive Education combined Rankings 2022
    #16 EU - #34 WW Executive MBA Ranking 2022

    #2 EU Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #13 WW Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022
    #3EU for Faculty Quality Full-Time MBA Ranking 2022

    QS - TOP MBA
    #10 EU QS Global MBA Rankings 2022 - Europe
    #23 WW QS Global MBA Rankings 2022
    #1 WW Return on Investment QS Global MBA Rankings 2022
    #10 WW QS Global EMBA Rankings 2021: Joint Programmes

    #5 European B-Schools Ranking 2022

    #4 - The Best International MBAs 2019 (1-year, non-US Programs)