The Official Master's Degree in Finance comprises a total of 60 ECTS distributed as follows:
30 ECTS of compulsory subjects taught in the first term, seeking to ensure that the students gain a high level of competency and knowledge regarding financial models, financial markets, financial management and financial products.
24 ECTS of subjects taught in the second term, of which 13 are compulsory and 11 are optional. Optional subjects provide a more specialized approach to the different areas or functions within the financial sector.
6 ECTS allocated to the Final Master's Project, whose defense takes place after classes end in the second term.
The Official Master's Degree in Finance comprises 60 ECTS. The curriculum consists of 26 subjects that are taught from September 2014 to May 2015. Please note that the Final Master's Project is expected to begin in the first term and the defense is expected to take place in July 2015.
MASTER'S COURSE SUBJECTS
ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS
Managerial Skills for Finance
Business, Financial Strategy, and Corporate Governance
Analysis of the Economic and Financial Situation
FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCE
Assessment of Financial Instruments
Financial Analysis and Financial Management
Statistics and Econometrics for Finance
IT Tools for Finance
Financial Risk Management
Technical Analysis and Behavioral Finance
Private Banking and Asset Management
Management Control and External Auditing
Advanced Quantitative Methods and Structured Products
Portfolio Management II
Regulatory Framework of the Financial System and Compliance
Advanced Corporate Finance
CFA I Exam Preparation Course
FINAL MASTER'S PROJEC
In the second term, the students are expected to enroll in compulsory subjects totaling 13 ECTS and in optional subjects totaling 11 ECTS. The choice of subjects is based on the 2 professional profiles/study plans available, given that each profile or study plan has already been assigned specific subjects.
The study plans offered as part of the Official Master's Degree in Finance are as follows:
Profile/Study Plan 1: Private Banking and Asset Management, Banking, Portfolio Management II, Management Control and External Auditing.
Profile/Study Plan 2: Advanced Corporate Finance, CFA I Exam Preparation Course, Advanced Quantitative Methods and Structured Products, and Technical Analysis and Behavioral Finance.
Regarding the second-term subjects, the students are only required to select those corresponding to their chosen profile/study plan.