Master in Finance

English
10 Months
October
Full time
0 - 3 years
€24,500

EADA Business School Barcelona is a full partner with the CFA Institute and our International Master in Finance has been developed together with leading financial institutions.

Our one-year official Master in Finance degree is specially designed to prepare graduates from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds to pursue an international career in finance. EADA is the only top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona and offers a unique methodology based on small, multicultural classes.

Master in Finance participants learn how to assess investment opportunities and undertake financial analysis before developing the tools to perform complex valuations, understand the process of M&A, manage the risks associated with financial instruments and manage portfolios of investments. In the third trimester, students have the opportunity to specialise in a strategic tracks: corporate finance or investment banking.

All of this combined with our executive professional development programme at the Residential Training Campus provides Master in Finance participants with the critical thinking skills and leadership abilities necessary to succeed in today’s global business world.

Where Face-to-face in Barcelona, Spain or live online 
Fall  intake October - June
Timetable Monday - Friday
full time
(schedule subject to change)

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We are ready for the future. Today.

Learning that is agile, flexible and personalised.

We were all thrown for a loop last year by the global pandemic, and the higher education sector is no exception. At EADA, we are proud to have welcomed students back on campus in June of 2020 - and we have never looked back, with uninterrupted classes since then. For students who are unable to make it to class, we have adapted our methodology to provide meaningful personal and professional development through a variety of formats. Because the last thing you should be worried about in these times of uncertainty is missing a day of learning.

In an effort to offer full support and flexibility to our incoming class, EADA has integrated the new digital reality into our learning experience, delivering our programmes successfully in three formats: face-to-face, online and hybrid. This allows us to adapt to any challenges that our participants may face before or during the programme.

Whether you choose to study online or on campus, you will find yourself in real-life situations like the ones faced by today’s leading companies. You will get to know your peers through synchronised classes as you participate in the same discussions and share the same experiences – together.

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Estamos preparados para el futuro

Your School

Why EADA?

Your year at EADA is a transformative experience. Our Master in Finance positions you to reimagine and pursue your highest aspirations – both personal and professional. 

 

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Enjoy the Barcelona lifestyle

EADA offers a unique learning environment, with the hustle and bustle of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe waiting to be explored just a few steps away.

 

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Get your hands dirty

You actively participate in engaging class discussions, sharing your insights and debating innovative solutions to real business problems – all under the guidance of our experienced faculty.

 

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Stand out from the crowd

Small class sizes and individual follow-up make the most of your unique potential. Joint activities allow you to integrate into the larger EADA community without losing that personal touch.

 

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Develop the leader in you

Our intense leadership development programme takes you from the reflection phase right through to implementation, preparing you to be a self-aware, effective leader of change.

 

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Internationalise your profile

There is no better preparation for your future career than spending a year at EADA, with multicultural, multidisciplinary teams working together to solve the business problems facing today’s top companies.

 

 

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Hack your dream career

EADA’s partnerships with the CFA Institute, ACCA and Thomson Reuters Eikon guarantee you a level of expertise consistent with the very best professional qualifications. All that, plus regular networking opportunities and recruiting events with top companies.

 

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International Master in Finance
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9
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EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL RANKING
29
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ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

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Positive impact Rating 2019

EADA is among the 24 Transforming Schools
(level 4)

Best Business Schools
FOR The World Rating

FROM BEING THE BEST IN THE WORLD TO BEING THE BEST FOR THE WORLD

The Positive Impact Rating measures how business schools contribute to solving societal challenges by energising the school and its culture, by educating responsible leaders and by being a role model institution.

Your campuses

Your home away from home.

At EADA, we believe that diversity is the spice of life, and we are committed to providing a rich and varied experience for our students. Our unique multi-campus methodology guarantees that your master's will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Barcelona City Centre Campus

EADA-Barcelona City Centre Campus - Professional know-how

Practical, hands-on classes with experienced professionals to develop the strategic vision and problem-solving skills to excel

Residential Training Campus

EADA-Residential Training Campus  - Leadership development

Role plays, outdoor training and business simulations to make you an expert in building relationships and inspiring teams

Exchange Campus

 EADA partner schools around the world - a Global mindset

A trimester or a whole year at one of our prestigious partner schools to hone your skills and fine tune your cultural agility

Your Master in Finance

Develop the knowledge and skills to stand out from the crowd.

From the very first day, you dive deep into the world of finance.  You develop the critical thinking skills to analyse and perform well in even the most demanding business situations. Expert faculty and carefully selected case studies mean that you leave with a firm grasp of latest professional practice and the strategy to apply it effectively. 

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Core finance courses

Financial Accounting
Financial Mathematics
Financial Products & Markets
Advanced Financial Analysis
Business Analysis & Planning
Company Valuation & M&A
Derivatives
Ethics & Professional Standards
Financial Modelling
Global Compass: Geo-economics & Geo-politics
Portfolio Management
Private Finance
Risk Management
Strategic Management
Thomson Reuters Certification

 

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Strategic specialisations *

FinTech

  • Fundamentals of FinTech
  • Python & Tableau
  • Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies
  • Empirical Methods in Finance

Corporate Finance

  • Behavioural Finance
  • Derivatives & Hedge Accounting
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Structured Finance
  • Global Supply Chain Finance

Investment Banking

  • Hedge Funds Demystified
  • Banking
  • Day Trading
  • Investing In Emerging Markets
  • Investment Banking & Dealmaking

 

* Courses in each specialisation change annually; the courses listed here are examples from previous years. 

 

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Leadership development programme

Leading Oneself
Leading in Teams
Leading across the Organisation
Leading Oneself in Society

 

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Complementary components

International Business Trip (optional)
Sustainability Week
Company visits, presentations & conferences
Practical Final Project
Exchange & Double Degree (optional)

 

Participants who successfully complete the programme will receive the degree "International Master in Finance" from EADA Business School. Participants with an undergraduate degree that is officially recognised in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) or equivalent are also eligible for the university degree "Máster Universitario en Gestión Empresarial Especialidad en Especialidad en Finanzas y Contabilidad" (Master in Business Management specialisation in Finance and Accounting) from the Universidad de Vic-Universidad Central de Catalunya.

Strategis Specialisations

Your strategic specialisations

Tailor your master.

The strategic specialisations in the third trimester are your opportunity to explore what you are passionate about and jump start your career in investment banking, corporate finance or FinTech. Tailor your courses to your professional objectives, improving your employability and demonstrating a clear added value to the company.

 

Investment Banking

Specialise in Investment Banking

Develop your trading skills and analyse financial performance

Corporate Finance

Specialise in Corporate Finance

Gain the know-how to align financial decision making with strategy

Accounting & Financial Management

Specialise in FinTech

Launch your career in digital finance

Your CFA advantage

Prepare for the challenge.

Our programme prepares you for all three levels of the CFA exam, the professional qualification of choice among top investment firms including Bank of America, BlackRock, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo. 

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Exam scholarships

Exam scholarships

The CFA exam is a great first step to building a career in investment management. EADA offers full scholarships to all three levels of the exam to promising graduates for both the June and December test dates.

 

Career resources

Career resources 

The CFA Career Center is a specialised jobbank to launch your international career in finance including webinars, job alerts and top-quality articles to keep you up-to-date on the latest in selection processes and career advancement.
 

CFA Research Challenge

CFA Research Challenge 

More than 1,000 universities and business schools from around the world take part in this global competition – all competing to compile the best analyst report of a publicly listed company. EADA has consistently placed in the top three positions in the Madrid final.
 

André Birri

André Birri, Switzerland

Relationship Manager PBI Mexico, Credit Suisse (Switzerland)

“Pursuing the International Master in Finance at EADA was a huge step out of my comfort zone - but it turned out to be one of the best experiences I have ever had. It was a really challenging academic year, filled with lots of group projects and many hours studying and conducting research. The best thing about the master’s is that all of the courses are interconnected – the knowledge obtained from one is often used as a base for another, making it easy to remember what you have learned. I am sure that I will be able to develop a solid career in private banking.”

Your Company Valuation Challenge

Analyse, synthesise, value.

We are always looking for new ways to connect you to companies and the work they do. Calculating a company’s worth is an invaluable skill for today’s finance professionals, from investment bankers to partners in leading firms. In the Company Valuation Challenge, you work alongside a leading private equity firm to value the companies in their portfolio, going through the same processes as their top professionals every quarter. 

 

Company Valuation 1

LEARN FROM THE BEST

LEARN FROM THE EXPERIENCE OF LEADERS IN THE FINANCE INDUSTRY

 

Company Valuation 2

GAIN CONFIDENCE

DEVELOP THE SKILLS AND CONFIDENCE TO APPLY IRIGOCROUS METHODOLOGIES TO VALUATION

 

Company Valuation 3

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS

DEVELOP AN EXPERIENCE-BASED MINDSET WITH SPECIALISED TOOLS AND RESOURCES

 

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EXTEND YOUR NETWORK

BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND GAIN EXPERIENCE WITH PROFESSIONALS IN THE FIELD

 

Your International Business Trip

Get a fresh perspective.

We know that while your learning may begin in the classroom, it does not end there. With this in mind, we developed the optional International Business Trip.

If you choose to participate in the Trip, you get a bird’s eye view of the issues facing Europe and the world. You explore these issues while networking with professionals in leading institutions and top consulting firms. Examples of past visits include KPMG, EY and the European Central Bank.

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Your practical final project

Learning by doing.

The final project is your chance to put what you have learned throughout the year to the test, integrating theory and practice to solve real-life management problems – from a detailed evaluation of the latest big corporate merger to a comparative analysis of microfinance institutions. 

 

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Companies  analysed in projects include

AB InBev
Air Berlin
Alibaba
Amazon
Apple, Inc.
Bayer
Coca-Cola
Ecopetrol
Ferrari
General Motors 
Harley-Davidson

Manchester United
Netflix
Pfizer Allergan
Samsung
Swatch Group
Symrise
Tesla
Toyota
Volkswagen
Walmart
Whole Foods

Sebastian Oberti

Sebastián Oberti, Argentina

Financial Business Analyst, SeQura (Spain)

“It is exciting to work in the new FinTech field of ‘Buy now pay later’ in today’s constantly changing economic environment. I use what I learned at EADA every day. The soft skills that I developed at the Residential Training Campus are vital to my understanding of leadership, empathy and adaptation, and I apply what I learned there regularly in meetings, negotiations, projects and work in teams. The technical knowledge in diverse areas of finance and my experience with the faculty at EADA also provide me with a clear added value in the company.”

Your career opportunities

The sky is the limit.

Our Master in Finance is designed to make you into a well-rounded, value-strong professional with the know-how to impress and the leadership skills to execute a strategic plan of action. The programme is closely aligned with the needs of the today’s financial services providers, as demonstrated by the outstanding employment rate.

 

employment-rate

93% of graduates employed after 3 months

salary

82,763 US$ Average salary

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EADA's International Admissions team travels all around the world each year to recruit top talent.

Our one-year official Master in Finance degree is specially designed to prepare graduates from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds to pursue an international career in finance. EADA is the only top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona and offers a unique methodology based on small, multicultural classes.

Tuition
€24,500
Format
Área funcional
English
Type
Languages
Start
October
Experience
Duration
10 Months