Master of Science in Finance and Banking

Barcelona School of Management · Pompeu Fabra University

Program Description
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Master of Science in Finance and Banking

Barcelona School of Management · Pompeu Fabra University

The Master of Science in Finance and Banking at UPF Barcelona School of Management is a one-year, full time program entirely taught in English targeted at participants who wish to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for a successful career in the fields of corporate finance, banking or financial regulation. The program includes a curricular internship and it allows you to choose your preferred elective courses according to your career plans.

Practically focused and internationally oriented, the Master of Science in Finance and Banking provides students with the ability to apply complex financial, economic and investment theories to both corporations and the financial services industry. The course will provide you with a wide-ranging theoretical background and equip the practical skills for active interaction in investment banks and securities firms, in finance departments of industrial and service companies and in central banks.

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

Why this program?

  • You will end up with a deep understanding of how financial markets and financial institutions work as well as of the impact financial regulation has on both areas
  • You will master, and put to work, the most recent tools and techniques used by financial analysts in the increasingly complex and challenging world of finance.
  • You will be taught by some of the world's top ranked faculty, from UPF and other prestigious international universities, and a unique selection of experienced business professionals.
  • You will have special sessions in current topics delivered by our guest professors.
  • You will benefit from an internship organized by the Career Development Program, specifically targeted at the finance and banking industry and coordinated by an experienced finance professional.
  • You will be equipped with the tools and skills needed for a successful career in investment and commercial banking, consultancy or in the accounting and finance department of any company.

Programme Aim

To train students to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills for a successful career in the fields of corporate finance, banking and financial regulation. It provides students with the ability to apply complex financial, economic and investment theories to both corporations and the financial services industry.

Student Profile

Recent graduates and junior professionals wish to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills of a successful career in the fields of corporate finance, banking or financial regulation.

Subject Area

It is aimed at recent graduates and junior professionals with the following academic background:

  1. Economics
  2. Business Administration
  3. Engineering
  4. Mathematics
  5. Physics

GMAT/GRE

Applicant with a different academic background will be asked to provide proof of sufficient quantitative and analytical training (presenting a 600 or higher GMAT score or GRE)

IELTS and TOEFL Score

To present an official English Certificate with the following minimum scores:

  1. TOEFL CBT: > 235
  2. TOEFL PBT : >575
  3. TOEFL IBT: >100
  4. CAE: C1
  5. IELTS: > 6.5

Duration

12 months from September to September (includes a 3 months curricular intership (mandatory)

Find out what you're going to learn.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated March 1, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
17,500 EUR
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Start date Sept. 2016
Place
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End date Sept. 30, 2017
Duration 1 year
Price 17,500 EUR
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