A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.
An education in investment aims to teach students the skills that may be required to perform successfully in a number of related careers. Some of these occupations include wealth management consultant, financial planner and investment performance analyst.
Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.
Top Master Programs in Investment in Spain 2017/2018
Since the year 2000 the IEB has offered the only Master solely focused on the field of Derivatives. Since the end of the 80s, options and futures have become the cornerstone of financial markets. We have [+]
Master in Financial Options and Futures
Since the year 2000 the IEB has offered the only Master solely focused on the field of Derivatives. Since the end of the 80s, options and futures have become the cornerstone of financial markets. We have seen how the convergence process towards the single currency has brought about an important drop in interest rates which ultimately resulted in traditional investment products losing their appeal.
Consequently, the different Investment Banks have sought imaginative alternative investments through the use of derivatives (Guaranteed Funds, Indexed Bonds and Deposits, Equity Swaps, Warrants, etc...). This process implies greater sophistication of financial products in coming years with the aim of achieving a better balance between risk and return for the investor.... [-]
Throughout recent years, Investment Banking in general and Corporate Finance in particular have considerably evolved. Firstly, big Corporations require greater added value new services from the banks [+]
Master in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking
Throughout recent years, Investment Banking in general and Corporate Finance in particular have considerably evolved. Firstly, big Corporations require greater added value new services from the banks they work with. Secondly, companies are confronted by the wide diversity and sophistication of the financial operations that require tailor made and personalised treatment. In addition, it is ever more obvious that Investment Banks are obliged to convert themselves into Global Banks capable of meeting any request from either companies or private investors.
So, the specialised professionals in this area as well as financial departments of companies have seen how the financial tools required to meet their new needs have become considerably more complicated; training in this field is, therefore, more than ever before, a necessity.... [-]