Master in Finance

Program presentation

The program provides you with the fundamental knowledge about finance theory and industry practice. While gaining an in-depth grounding with generalist courses in corporate finance and financial markets, the program syllabus will contribute to enhance your quantitative finance and problem-solving skills.

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RANKING

According to IVIE Ranking of the Fundacion VBVA in 2018 for employability, UEMC is:

-in the Top 20 university in Spain.

-1st in the province of Castilla y leon

-2nd private university in Spain

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Frequently Asked Questions

Participants

The master in finance is designed for graduates or young professionals who want to start a career in corporate finance, investment banking and investment management. This program also targets senior executives who want to upgrade knowledge in finance and get the technical training they need to progress to board level or to play new roles in their organizations which involve the supervision of financial and accounting professionals.

Program duration

The master in finance program lasts one and half year. The coursework takes place during the first two semesters. The research, thesis writing and defense take place during the third semester.

Admission requirements

Either:
A bachelor degree and five years of working experience
Or
A degree equivalent to a three-year of systematic learning in a recognized university and eight years of working experience

Special cases can be accepted on individual basis after decision of the admission committee.

Admission procedure

Applicants are required to provide the following material to accompany their application:
o CV
o Letters of recommendation
o Transcripts and a copy of previous degree
o A proof of payment of the application fees
o A copy of the candidate’s passport

Why a Master in Finance?

Economics at the service of your organization
Financial institutions, insurance companies, corporations, banks, consulting firms, the public sector, venture capitalists and fintech all require executives with updated technical knowledge in finance. Indeed, the globalized economy creates a financial stress on organizations which need the input of graduates well-trained in all the disciplines of finance.

Learning objectives

1

Theory

Give a solid theoretical foundation to consolidate the understanding of the main concepts of financial management and administration

2

Decision-making

Comprehend the different factors that affect financial decisions in complex and changing business environments

3

Management

Understand the evolution of financial administration and current trends in financial control, monitoring and decision-making

4

Practice

Participate to hands-on activities that test decision-making skills in turbulent settings

5

Skills

Develop the social skills required by financial managers to facilitates their negotiations

6

Developement

Develop new perspectives for professional growth

REQUIRED COURSES

EQMD12Thesis writing and defense

Department : EQMD
Credit : 8
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FAAC20Financial derivative markets

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC17The capital market

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC14Dividend policy

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC16Capital structure determination

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC15Cost of capital

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC13Sources of financing

Department : FAAC
Credit : 5
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FAAC12Risk and return

Department : FAAC
Credit : 4
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FAAC11Financial assets

Department : FAAC
Credit : 4
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FAAC10Financial Management

Department : FAAC
Credit : 4
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EQMD03Research methodology

Department : EQMD
Credit : 10
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