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.
Your school: Why EADA?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Your campuses: Home away from home
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
EADA-Residential Training Campus
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: Role plays, outdoor training and business simulations to make you an expert in building relationships and inspiring teams
EADA partner schools around the world
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: A trimester or a whole year at one of our prestigious partner schools to hone your skills and fine tune your cultural agility
Your CFA advantage: Prepare for the challenge
Our International Master in Finance 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.
But at EADA, you get more than just the chance to add another qualification to your CV. You also have access to exclusive exam scholarships, specialised career resources and the annual CFA Research Challenge. EADA has consistently placed among the top 3 schools in the Research Challenge, and in 2019 our team won the Regional Championship.
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 International Business Trip to Frankfurt, a chance to get a bird’s eye view of the financial and economic issues facing Europe and the world. You explore these issues while networking with professionals in leading financial institutions and top consulting firms.
Your company visits presentations & conferences: Make the most of every opportunity
Company visits, presentations and conferences in collaboration with leading organisations are an integral part of EADA’s programmes, providing you with the opportunity to see case studies in action and network with world-renowned professionals. Learn from professionals at Bloomberg, the ACCA, the CFA Institute and Thomson Reuters. Company visits give you an inside look into the culture and day-to-day life of a wide range of financial institutions and allow you to explore different professions in real operating environments.
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. You choose the focus of your project, and develop it together with your group under the guidance of an experienced tutor. The project is designed so that you hit the ground running after graduation, having acquired the confidence, time management skills and strategic vision that make you a valuable asset to any company.
Exchange & Double Degree programmes: Expand your horizons
When you study at EADA, you become part of a global network of top business schools. Through our exchange programme, which is free-of-charge to EADA graduates, we offer the opportunity to extend your studies in one of more than 30 prestigious partner schools in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Africa. You can choose to study abroad for one term, or join a double degree programme at Aston Business School (U.K.), EDHEC (France), EBS (Germany) or HHL (Germany). For a complete list of exchange schools from previous years, click here.
Your career: The sky is the limit
Our International 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.
employed within 3 months
EADA Community: We've got your back
Your year at EADA will be full of new experiences, and we want to be sure that you make the most of your time with us. An important part of these experiences is the network that you build and the relationships that you cultivate during your studies. The extracurricular activities organised by EADA Community enrich your social, cultural and educational exposure by connecting you to the larger community and enhancing your networking opportunities. This year's activities have included networking events, international talent challenges, sports championships and charity involvement.
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