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Master in Finance

Graduate School of Business

Direction
Professor Jesús David Moreno Muñoz
Deputy Direction
Professor David Quintana Montero
Language
English
Attendance
On-campus
Credits
60
Campus
Madrid - Puerta de Toledo
Applications

 Opening December 1st 

☛  Places available: 50

Departments
Business Administration

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    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/21

    The Master in Finance will be taught next academic year 2020/21 partly Synchronous Online Teaching combining with on Campus* small classes to ensure the prevention and social distancing measures in classrooms. The schedule will be published shortly under the “Practical Information” tab.
    All students must have the necessary equipment to follow classes remotely (device with internet connection and webcam. See Student’s Guide). Due to the restrictions in the use of computer rooms on Campus it may be necessary to take your own computer equipment for its use in the classroom.
    UC3M has a laptop loan program for students who need it.

    *Students who cannot attend to on Campus classes, due to difficulties or delays obtaining their visas, border closures, or similar issues, will be able to follow classes in a Synchronous Online Teaching system until they are able to arrive to on Campus classes.

    The MSc in Finance is a one-year full-time official programme of the highest quality. It is currently ranked among the best Masters in Finance in the world by both the Financial Times and best-masters.com.

    Our graduates develop their careers in investment banking, financial boutiques, private equity and financial departments in non-financial entities. Students are allowed to do internships after the third term for a maximum of 9-months. In the past editions students found employment in top companies as: Moodys, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, CNMV, KPMG, Deloitte, BBVA, Santander Bank, Credit Suisse, Sabadell Bank, Repsol, Endesa, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, UBS, among others. 

    The programme has exchange agreements with top universities in Europe (Tilburg University, Humboldt Universitat and Maastricht University) and America (The City University of New York or EAFIT) enabling study abroad for some additional courses.

    CAIA and GARP Academic Parter. The program covers specific contents aligned with CAIA and FRM certification exams.


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    Estudiantes - Master in Finance

    Reasons to study master in finance

    │MASTER IN NUMBERS

    • ☛ Among the Top 33 Masters in Finance (FT Ranking 2020)
    • ☛ 52% of foreign students
    • ☛ 1st AACSB Accredited Spanish Public University
    • ☛ Nº2 Spanish master program in Financial Markets (2019-20, Best Masters Ranking)
    • ☛ More than 80% employment three months after graduation
    • ☛ Ranked among the Top 20 masters in finance in the world by the Times Higher Education ranking
  • CURRICULUM
  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

    • BALBAS, ALEJANDRO
      Business Administration Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GUO, BING
      Business Administration Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • GUTIERREZ URTIAGA, MARÍA
      Business Administration Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • JACOBS, GERARDO
      Department of Economics
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • LOPES MOREIRA, MARÍA HELENA
      Department of Statistics
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MARÍN VIGUERAS, JOSÉ M.
      Business Administration Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MARTÍNEZ MIERA, DAVID
      Business Administration Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • MORENO, JESÚS DAVID
      Business Administration Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PENALVA, JOSÉ
      Business Administration Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • PEÑA, JUAN IGNACIO
      Business Administration Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • QUINTANA, DAVID
      Department of Computer Science
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • RUIZ, ESTHER
      Department of Statistics
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • SERRANO, PEDRO
      Business Administration Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • TAPIA, MIKEL
      Business Administration Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • TOLDRÁ, ANNA
      Business Administration Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV
    • TRIBÓ GINÉ, JOSEP
      Business Administration Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
      Brief CV

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • ARTOLA, MIGUEL
      Head of Financial Markets Department
      PhD in Mathematics
      BANKINTER
    • BODEGA, BRUNO
      CEO
      MBA
      ALMAGRO CAPITAL
    • BUJALANCE, RAQUEL
      Head of ALM Models
      PhD
      BANCO SANTANDER
    • CARBAJO DOMÍNGUEZ, JAVIER
      Managing Director
      MBA Finance, Msc in industrial Engineering
      ASPRO PARKS GROUP
    • CARRIÓN, JOSÉ IGNACIO
      Private Equity Mandate Officer
      MSc in Finance
      EUROPEAN INVESTMENT FUND (EIF)
    • CASTAÑEDA, ANA
      Managing Director
      PhD
      INTERMONEY VALORA CONSULTING
    • CIENFUEGOS, DAVID
      Head of Investment
      MBA
      WILLIS TOWERS WATSON
    • COBO, ROBERTO
      FX Strategist
      B.Sc. Economics, B.A. Business
      BBVA
    • CRESPO, RAÚL
      Director. Corporate Finance, M&A
      B.A. Business Administration
      KPMG
    • FERNÁNDEZ FERNÁNDEZ, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Head of Foreign Exchange Europe
      Executive MBA
      PhD in Stock Markets and Banking
      BBV
    • FERNÁNDEZ MACHO, CÉSAR
      Senior Portfolio Manager
      B.A. Economics
      JULIUS BAER
    • LABANDA, ARTURO
      Market Risk Models. Head of Valuation Methodologies
      Master in Economic Analysis
      BANCO SANTANDER
    • MORENO, MANUEL
      Department of Economic Analysis and Finance
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      UNIVERSIDAD CASTILLA LA MANCHA
    • PASCUAL, LORENZO
      Executive MBA, Advanced Global Management
      PhD in Mathematics
      Director of Newbers R&R
    • PELLEGRINI, SANTIAGO
      Senior Analysts of the Market Risk Management
      PhD in Business and Quantitative Methods
      REPSOL S.A.
    • PORTELA, ANDRÉ
      Research fellow
      PhD
      UC3M-SANTANDER BIG DATA INSTITUTE
    • RODRÍGUEZ GARCÍA, RAFAEL
      Mergers & acquisitions Director
      Msc in Finance
      MONTALBÁN ATLAS CAPITAL
    • RUBIA, ANTONIO
      Department of Financial Economics and Accounting
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
    • SILVELA, FRANCISCO
      Managing Director - Acquisitions & Strategy
      B.A. Business Administration and Actuary
      DRAGO CAPITAL
    • TENORIO, JUANJO
      General Manager
      PhD
      ARIAL CAPITAL PARTNERS
    • VILLAPLANA, PABLO
      Chief Operating Officer
      PhD in Economics
      OMICLEAR
    • YZAGUIRRE, JORGE
      CEO
      PhD
      BOLSA DE MADRID
  • ADMISSION
    • ADMISSION

      Application

      The request is made electronically through our application. Before starting the admission process it is important to consult the supporting information that we offer below:

      Requirements

      Bachelor’s degree. Foreign applicants must possess an equivalent degree (three or more years of university studies) from an official university. Students in the last year of their Bachelor’s studies may also apply for admission; their application will be considered upon confirmation that they have successfully completed their Bachelor’s programme.

       

      Admission criteria

      Admission will be decided by the Master’s Academic Committee. Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

      • Academic Excellence: Successful applicants will have excellent bachelor degree results and the appropriate education to make the most of the programme. The Committee value the presentation of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) results, as evidences in candidates’ quality.
      • Curriculum Vitae, aims for the future and, if required, personal interview.

      Admission Profile

      The student profile of this Master in Finance is any individual with a Bachelor’s or Degree in Economics or Business Administration (with a quantitative profile) or in Statistics, Mathematics or Engineering and whose goal is to work in the financial industry. It must be a person with intellectual curiosity, knowledge of English, and quantitative skills.

      CRITERIA FINAL EVALUATION
      Academic Excellence 70 points
      Curriculum Vitae 20 points
      Languages 10 points
      Total 100 points

      language requirements

      Since English is the official language of the programme, a high level of written and spoken English is required. This knowledge can be accredited with the results of an official C1 English diploma (CEFR) including evaluation of the 4 areas: listening, reading, speaking and writing. As a general rule, the following minimum scores for other certificates are required:

      • TOEFL (iBT): 95-120
      • IELTS: 7.0 - 8.0
      • Cambridge ESOL: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
      • TOIEC (Four skills): 1096 - 1345
      • Linguaskill: minimum of 185

      The language requirements will not be required to those students whose mother tongue is English or students who have completed their undergraduate studies in English, upon presentation of the relevant documentation.

      students with foreign university degrees

      Once admitted to the Master’s, students with university degrees issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EHEA, must provide, for enrolment, the diploma, legalized by diplomatic procedures or by means of The Hague Apostille. They must also submit the transcript of records, with the grade point average, duly legalized.

      More information about Legalization of Foreign Documents.

      If needed, documents must be accompanied by an official sworn translation into Spanish.

    • ENROLLMENT

      FEES *

      2021-2022 Academic year

       

      Reservation fee: €1,500

      • it will be paid once the student receives notification of admission to the master’s, and deducted from the first tuition payment
      • the reservation fee will only be refunded if the master program is cancelled

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

      • EU students: €9,000 (€150/ECTS credit)
      • Non EU students: €13,500 (€225/ECTS credit)

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


      NOTE: The enrolment fees do not include the cost of issuing the master’s degree certificate.​

       


      * Pending approval by the Community of Madrid for the academic year 21/22

      Additional information

      • You may enrol on the master’s degree after completing the admission process and receiving formal confirmation of your acceptance.
      • When performing the enrolment you can choose between Full-time enrolment or Part-time enrolment.
      • The email address provided upon enrolment will be used for formal communications; students are therefore kindly requested to check their mail regularly.
      • Pursuant to the regulations of the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, a student failing to pay any part of the fees will not be admitted and the enrolment process will be terminated. In cases of cancellation of enrolment due to non-payment, the University may demand the payment of the pending amounts for enrolment in previous academic courses as a prior condition of enrolment.
        No diploma or certificate will be issued if a student has any outstanding payments.

      ✎│Enrolment master’s programmes

      ✎│ECTS credits recognition

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    General information on grants and scholarships

    For more information on specific grants of interest awarded by UC3M and by other agencies or organisations.

    🎓 Grants to study a University Master’s

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION
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      MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

      Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2020/2021)

      IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/21

      The Master in Finance will be taught next academic year 2020/21 partly Synchronous Online Teaching combining with on Campus* small classes to ensure the prevention and social distancing measures in classrooms. The schedule will be published shortly under the “Practical Information” tab.
      All students must have the necessary equipment to follow classes remotely (device with internet connection and webcam. See Student’s Guide). Due to the restrictions in the use of computer rooms on Campus it may be necessary to take your own computer equipment for its use in the classroom.
      UC3M has a laptop loan program for students who need it.

      *Students who cannot attend to on Campus classes, due to difficulties or delays obtaining their visas, border closures, or similar issues, will be able to follow classes in a Synchronous Online Teaching system until they are able to arrive to on Campus classes.

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      VIRTUAL SECRETARIAT

      Access to Virtual Secretariat

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      Material Resources of the programme

      Madrid - Puerta de Toledo Campus

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      complaints and suggestions

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      Contact mailbox 

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      Employability

      Access to Employment and internships

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      Students - Master in Finance

      Job Market

      As a Master's student you can take advantage of our Placement Office or the UC3M Guidance&Employment, where you can search for internships and full-time job offers. The internship aids in the development of connections and expertise that are crucial during your job search.

       

      Internships

      Our students are allowed to do internships after they finished the third term. In previous editions more than 90% of students attained an internship completely related to finance in top institutions such as: BNP Paribas (Investment banking, M&A), Credit Suisse (risk management), BBVA (fixed income trading, forex market), Santander Bank (risk management, Portfolio management), Moodys (banking analyst), CNMV, Repsol, among others.

       

      Full-employment

      Our graduates have found full-time job in prestigious companies: JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, BBVA, UBS, Moodys, Phillips, Repsol, BNP Paribas, KPMG, Delloitte, Deutsche Bank (DWS), Commerzbank. They are working many countries worldwide, not only in Spain.
      Special attention is placed in helping our students to get a position in those international institutions. Our graduates find a job in Spain, USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Rumania, Russia, Venezuela, Colombia, Canada, Holland, China and Taiwan.

       

      Pursuing a Top Doctoral Degree

      The MSc in Finance allows the best students in each class to access for a PhD in the Business Department of Universidad Carlos III (ranked as the Best Business Administration doctoral programme in Spain). Students are awarded a grant to study for their PhD and finish their doctoral thesis in the next 4 years.

      Additional Information

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  • INTERNATIONAL

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    STUDYING IN TWO DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

    MSc in Finance has Exchange agreements with Top Universities in Europe and America, enabling study abroad for our students. According to previous students this is a fantastic experience and they recommend it to future students.

    Marta M. (MSc in Finance, Edition 2013-14) “I did an Exchange program at Audencia School of Management in Nantes (France). I definitely recommend it. It provides you a great opportunity to discover and visit new places and meet new people and learn about their cultures. I am totally sure this will add an extraordinary value to my career.  The employer recognizes the person’s ability to adapt to new and challenging situations….”

     

    STUDYING IN MADRID AND NEW YORK (12 months in Madrid + 6 months in New York)

    After finishing the regular program in Madrid, students can apply to extend their education in Baruch College (The City University of New York) in USA. The students will specialize in some courses related with Entrepreneurship.

     

    STUDYING IN COLOMBIA AND MADRID (Double degree EAFIT+Uc3m)

    Students from EAFIT (Colombia, Maestría en Administración de Empresas) can achieve a double degree (Maestría en Administración de Empresas & MSc in Finance) studying some courses in Uc3m (Madrid). Our students are also allowed to study in EAFIT (Colombia).

     

    STUDYING IN TWO UNIVERSITIES IN EUROPE (12 months in Uc3m + 4-6 months other top University)

    This program extension is included in the Erasmus Exchange Program. Our students can apply to extend their education in another prestigious university. Our students can chose among the following institutions:

     

    Official recognition

    Students receive formal recognition for their academic study period abroad in the transcript of records and in the degree certificate.

     

    Admission

    Interested students must request admission to the International Program to the Master’s direction at the end of the second term. The admission to the program will be decided by the Master’s direction on the basis of the academic excellence, as measured in terms of the average mark of the first and second term of the regular master program. There are a limited number of places available.

    After being admitted into the International Complement program, the enrolment application and fees for any subject in our partner universities will be managed directly from Universidad Carlos III.

    The University will offer scholarships for all the students admitted to the program, awarded on the basis of academic excellence/record within the Master’s.

     

    Mobility

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