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Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector

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  • Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector

Graduate School of Engineering and Basic Sciences

Escuela de Ingeniería y Ciencias Básicas
Direction
Prof. Fernando Fernández Rebollo
Subdirection
Prof. José Daniel García Sánchez
Language
Spanish
Attendance
Blended Learning
Credits
60
Campus
Madrid - Puerta de Toledo
Applications

Open

Departments
Computer Science and Engineering Department

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  • Inicio

    The aim of the Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector is to provide the graduate students with the knowledge needed to develop financial markets-oriented software. The development covers all stages of the life-cycle of the software, from conception to maintenance, analysis, design, implementation and verification.

    This Master, developed from an original idea of Comunytek Consultores S.L. and promoted by different companies of the area, is a Master with a strong professional approach which offers specialization in a sector where labor needs – computer technologies and ICTs professionals - are very high.

    In the Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector, the students receive training in technological aspects, although also in financial markets’ key aspects. f you want to learn more about the four areas covered by this Master, access by streaming to the Primera Jornada sobre Tecnologías de la Computación Aplicadas en el Sector Financiero, that was held at BBVA Innovation Center.


    ◢ Video: Opening day of the Master

     

     

    Computacion sector financiero: foto tarjeta crédito y numeros binarios

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  • PROGRAM

    Zero Course

    Before the beginning of classes, will be taught a Zero Course with contents in Databases and Data Warehouse, Programming in C ++ and Java Enterprise.

    • Place: Laboratory room to be determined. Madrid-Puerta de Toledo Campus
    • Dates: Friday 8 and 15 September, 2017
    • Price: 1 ECTS

    Zero Course

    C) Compulsory: 30 ECTS
    E) Elective Course: 12 ECTS
    Internship: 6 ECTS
    Master's Thesis: 12 ECTS

     

  • FACULTY

    UC3M FACULTY

    • AL-JUMAILY, HARITH
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
    • AMESCUA SECO, ANTONIO
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Full Professor
      PhD
    • CALDERÓN MATEOS, ALEJANDRO
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • CALLE GÓMEZ, FRANCISCO JAVIER
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • CASTRO GALÁN, ELENA
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • CUADRA FERNÁNDEZ, DOLORES
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • DE LA ROSA TURBIDES, TOMÁS EDUARDO
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
    • DE TOLEDO HERAS, MARÍA PAULA
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • FERNÁNDEZ ARREGUI, SUSANA
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • FERNÁNDEZ REBOLLO, FERNANDO
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • FUENTETAJA PIZÁN, RAQUEL
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Assistant Professor
      PhD
    • GARCÍA OLAYA, ÁNGEL
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • GARCÍA SÁNCHEZ, JOSÉ DANIEL
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • IGLESIAS MAQUEDA, ANA MARÍA
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • IGLESIAS MARTÍNEZ, JOSÉ ANTONIO
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Visiting Professor
      PhD
    • LÓPEZ-CORTIJO GARCÍA, ROMÁN
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
    • MARTÍNEZ FERNÁNDEZ, JOSÉ LUIS
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • MORATO LARA, JORGE LUIS
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Hired Professor
      PhD
    • MORENO MUÑOZ, JESÚS DAVID
      Department of Business Administration
      Associate Professor
      PhD
    • SANCHIS DE MIGUEL, ARACELI
      Computer Science and Engineering Department
      Associate Professor
      PhD

    EXTERNAL FACULTY

    • AGUILAR ARÉVALO, ANTONIO MANUEL
      Project Director / Development subdirector
      Engineer
      EXIBO, S.A. / RD SISTEMAS S.A.
    • BOUZA ÁLVAREZ, VICENTE
      Partner
      Engineer
      COMUNYTEK CONSULTORES S.L.
    • CABEDO, YAIZA
      BSc
      EUROPEAN SECURITIES AND MARKETS AUTHORITY (ESMA)
    • GALDO, ANTONIO
      EMEA Finance Lead
      Graduate
      TIBCO
    • GOYA OLIVERA, IGNACIO
      Project Director
      Engineer
      COMUNYTEK CONSULTORES S.L.
    • MAYO, JESÚS
      Deputy General Manager
      Engineer
      GRUPO CIMD
    • MORALES VELASCO, JUAN
      Valuation Design Group Director
      Engineer
      BBVA
    • NEBRERA, CARLOS
      Technical manager
      Engineer
      COMUNYTEK CONSULTORES S.L.
    • RUIZ-PÓVEDA, PEDRO
      Project Director
      Engineer
      COMUNYTEK CONSULTORES S.L.
  • ADMISSION

    Places available: 40

     

    Student Profile

    This Master’s Degree is intended for persons with a clear technical profile, including graduates in ICTs-related Engineerings. These graduates usually have the basic knowledge needed for this Master’s Degree, including:

    • Basic knowledge in project development and management, with an emphasis on software projects;
    • Knowledge and skills needed to develop software in classical programming languages;
    • Basic knowledge in information and communication systems; and
    • English – Intermediate level

    It worth mentioning that students are not assumed to have any knowledge in financial markets, because it is covered in this Master’s Degree.

     

    Requirements

    As established by the Spanish Royal Decree 1393/2007, as amended by the Royal Decree 861/2010.

    Students must hold a degree in Computer/Telecommunication Engineering (any speciality), or a similar qualification related to ICTs.

     

    Admisssion criteria

    ADMISSION CRITERIA  WEIGHTING
    Student record of previous studies until 4 points
    Other languages knowledge*
    (B2 or equivalent)
    1 point
    Work experience until 2 points
    Marks obtained in subjects which are essential to study this Master’s Degree 1 point
    Motivation, interest and references 0,5 points
    Other 2 points

    *B2 language qualification according to the European Reference Framework

    Language requirements

    You can check the language requirements of generic language required to study a master at UC3M, depending on is in Spanish, English or bilingual.

    Foreign students

    Once admitted to the Master, foreign students with university degree issued by a higher education institution belonging to an educational system outside the EEES, must present, for enrollment, the diploma attesting equivalent training that allows access to postgraduate studies, legalized by diplomatic procedures, or “The Hague Convention Apostille”. More information about Legalization of Documents.

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

     

    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:

  • SCHOLARSHIPS

    UC3M Scholarships for the Year 2017/2018 *

    For the academic year 2017-18 has been published a call for a maximum of 2 grants for payment of the net enrollment rates for students accepted into the Master, with the following provision:

    • 2 grants of € 1,500

    Application deadline: 11th September 2017.

    Resolution: September 2017.


    The number of grants specified in the Annex to the notice, may vary depending on the conditions of the candidates who apply to them, can be even deserted as assessed by the Selection Committee for each program.


    » Financial aid/scholarships for tuition offered by School of Graduate Studies

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    General Information about grants and scholarships

    You can find more information about scholarships of UC3M and other agencies or entities.

    Financial aid/scholarships for graduate programs

    Career Services

    University's Foundation (Fundación Universidad Carlos III) holds a careers service ( UC3M Guidance&Employment) which orientates, informs and helps graduates to get through the labour market.

  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

    Enrollment

    Once you submit the application for admission, you will have to wait for the official acceptance in the Master program, before starting the enrollment process.

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    Academic calendar

    Academic Calendar 2016/17

    Academic Calendar 2017/18

     

    Program course schedule

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    Exam dates

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    Program's Quality

    Quality of the Master's Degree

  • PAID INTERNSHIPS

    The program of the Master in Computer Technologies Applied to the Financial Sector requires to perform an internship in a specialized company on financial technologies. To facilitate such goal, Universidad Carlos III of Madrid has signed several agreements with the main companies of this area which will allow the students to participate, through fellowships, in the main innovation and development teams of the financial sector. All the internships are paid and compatible with the master's schedule. If you are already working in financial technologies, the internship could be recognized with you current job. 

     

    Paid internship offer

    For 2016-2017, tecnological companies which has offered interships so far are the following:

    • BBVA: 12 internships to be performed in its main innovatio units:
    • BBVA (Engineering Corporate & Investment Banking):  4 internships working on technical infraestructures in CIF area, and IT support in different areas.
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    • BBVA (Quantitative & Business Solutions): 4 internships collaborating in the development of algorithms in C++, using high performance programming techniques and the development if integration platforms.
      More information
    • BBVA (Global Risk Management): 4 internships on the development of IT projects in R, Python, C++, for Risk Management Department
      More information
       
    • BME (Bolsas y Mercados Españoles): 6 internships on Big Data technologies, financial market architectures, information systems related to international regulators, and automatization and measurement of financial transactions
      Más información
       
    • Comunytek Consultores: 4 internships in technological developments in the financial market.
      More information
       
    • RDSistemas:  2 internships. Collaboration in the maintenance of software of fund management companies, in their back, middle and front-office.
      More information
       
    • Indizen: 1 internship: Indizen technologies for the development of financial software.
      More information
       
    • UST-Global: 3 internships on the management of risk information systems, and collaboration in the design and development of software with different applications (retail, corporate, back-office, based on technologies as Blockchain
      More information
       
    • Arfima Spain: 1 internship. Assistant Fixed Income Trader.
      More information