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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

Closed

☛  Places available: 50

Departments
Business Administration

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    The MSc in Finance is a one year full-time official programme of the highest quality run (among the best 36 masters in financial markets in the world according to ranking by 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

    • ☛ Nº1 Spanish master program in Financial Markets (2018-19, Best Masters Ranking)
    • ☛ 52% of foreign students
    • ☛ 1st AACSB Accredited Spanish Public University
    • ☛ 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
  • PROGRAM
  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

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

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • ALEDO, JUANA
      Department of Financial Reporting and Audit
      Assitant Professor
      PhD
      ESCP EUROPE
    • ARTOLA, MIGUEL
      Head of Financial Markets Department
      PhD in Mathematics
      BANKINTER
    • BODEGA, BRUNO
      Flexible Capital Solutions, Partner
      MBA
      CLEON CAPITAL
    • CÁCERES, ESTHER
      ALM Supervisor
      MSc Finance
      MIRAI ADVISORY
    • CARBAJO DOMÍNGUEZ, JAVIER
      Managing Director
      MBA Finance, Msc in industrial Engineering
      ASPRO PARKS GROUP
    • CARRILLO, SANTIAGO
      Department of Mathematics
      PhD in Mathematics
      UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
    • CIENFUEGOS, DAVID
      Head of Investment
      MBA
      WILLIS TOWERS WATSON
    • FERNÁNDEZ FERNÁNDEZ, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Head of Foreign Exchange Europe
      Executive MBA
      PhD in Stock Markets and Banking
      BBV
    • FERNÁNDEZ MACHO, CÉSAR
      Fixed Income Mutual Fund Manager
      B.A. Economics
      DWS INVESTMENTS
    • FERNÁNDEZ NAVAS, JAVIER
      Department of Finance and Accounting
      Associate Professor
      PhD
      UNIVERSIDAD PABLO DE OLAVIDE
    • 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.
    • RODRÍGUEZ GARCÍA, RAFAEL
      Mergers & acquisitions Director
      Msc in Finance
      MONTALBÁN ATLAS CAPITAL
    • VILLAPLANA, PABLO
      Chief Operating Officer
      PhD in Economics
      OMICLEAR
    • YZAGUIRRE, JORGE
      Director
      PhD in Business Administration
      EQUITY EN BOLSAS Y MERCADOS ESPAÑOLES (BME)

     

  • 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.
      • Applicants with insufficient English language skills but high academic potential may be pre-admitted, conditional upon the successful completion of an upgrading language course. 
      • 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

      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 *

      2019-2020 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)

      60 ECTS in the first academic year:

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

      * Pending approval by the Regional government of Madrid for 2019/2020

       

      ✎│Programme’s fees


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

      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.

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  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2019/2020

    CALL AM01-19/20 * │ RESOLVED

    For the academic year 2019-20 a call has been published for a maximum of 9 grants for payment of the net enrolment fees for students accepted into the Master’s, with the following allocation:

    • 9 grants of € 4,500, € 3,000 or € 1,500

    To apply for the grant it is necessary to have completed the application for admission to the Master.

     

    Application deadline: 31st May 2019.

    Resolutions: February, April and June 2019.

    ☛ Published 3rd Resolution dated July 22, 2019


    * The number of grants and amounts specified in the Annex to the notice may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply to them. They may not even be allocated if decided so by the Selection Committee for each programme.
     

    Grants

    » Electronic Bulletin of the UC3M (BOEL)

    General information on grants and scholarships

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

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  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION
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      MASTER’S COURSE SCHEDULE

      Check the Master’s schedule (Academic Year 2019/2020)

      Academic year 2018/19:

      • classes of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Term will be taught during MORNINGS.
      • classes of the 4th Term will be taught during AFTERNOONS.

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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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      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.

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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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