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Master in Finance and Banking

UPF Barcelona School of Management
12 months
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Barcelona
English
21 September 2020
18,500 EUR
Master of Science in Finance and Banking

Program description

Master of Science in Finance and Banking

The MSc in Finance and Banking is a program jointly offered between the UPF Department of Economics and Business and UPF Barcelona School of Management.

The program provides students with the knowledge and practical skills to succeed in the financial sector, in commercial or investment banks, consultancy or in the finance department of any company.

Practically focused and internationally oriented, this MSc program includes a curricular internship and it allows students to choose their preferred elective courses according to their career plans.

The MSc in Finance and Banking benefits from the outstanding faculty of UPF's world ranked Department of Economics and Business, known for its scientific approach, its constant contribution creating knowledge and its high-level ability to stimulate and convey knowledge.

In addition, this program is recognized by Eduniversal Ranking as one the bests master's degree in Corporate Finance. In 2019 the program climbed one place, reaching the 47th position in Europe and is among the Top 5 Best Masters in Corporate Finance in Spain.

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree

To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Ideally, students should come from any of the following academic fields of study:

  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Proficiency in English

In order to be successfully enrolled, the presentation of an official English certificate is required.

The English certificate scores are:

  • TOEFL CBT: > 235
  • TOEFL PBT: > 575
  • TOEFL IBT: > 100
  • CAE: C1
  • IELTS: > 6.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Essentials

  • Financial Econometrics
  • Financial Accounting and Analysis
  • Macroeconomics and International Finance

Finance courses

  • Investments and Porfolio Management
  • Financial Management
  • Derivatives and Risk Management

Banking courses

  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Institutions Management
    • Bank Risk-taking, Crises and Prudential Policy
    • Banking Theory and Applications

Elective courses

Corporate Valuation

  • Corporate Valuation

Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations

  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Banking and Market Regulation

  • Banking Regulation
  • Financial Market Regulation

Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

  • Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

Emerging Topics and New Challenges in Banking and Finance

  • Crowfunding
  • Cryptocurrencies
  • Project Finance
  • Robo-advisors, Machine Learning and Smart Beta

Bank Accounting and Governance

  • Bank Accounting
  • Corporate Governance

Practical Data Science for Finance

  • Practical Data Science for Finance

MSc Thesis

  • MSc Thesis Advising: Guidelines and Accompanying Course

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Qualification

Once students have completed the course they will receive the official Master's Degree M.Sc. in Corporate Finance and Banking awarded by Pompeu Fabra University.

Students will also receive an additional Master of Science in Finance and Banking completion certificate awarded by UPF Barcelona School of Management.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion of the Master of Science in Finance and Banking students will be able to pursue a professional career in the following professional fields:

  • Business Consultant
  • Central Bank Employee
  • Commercial Bank Manager
  • Corporate Finance Services
  • Investment Banker
  • M&A Advisor
  • Private Equity Manager
  • Treasury Manager
  • Financial Analyst

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UPF Barcelona School of Management

UPF Barcelona School of Management

The UPF Barcelona School of Management is the master's and postgraduate school of the Pompeu Fabra University. The Pompeu Fabra University is one of the best universities on the world (Young Universities Ranking Times Higher Education ranking (2019): 11th highest...


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