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Master in Finance

0 - 3 years
Full time
28 September 2017
10 Months

EADA Business School 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 Collbató 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.

Dates and timetable

Start: 28 September 2017
Finish: 15 June 2018
Timetable: Monday - Friday, 9.30h - 13.30h

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Latest Professional Practice

EADA’s partnership with the CFA Institute and the Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course guarantee employers a level of expertise consistent with the very best professional qualifications. Each year, five Master in Finance participants are awarded scholarships to sit the CFA exam, and select participants take part in the CFA Institute Research Challenge.


Corporate Connections

Master in Finance faculty have extensive business experience, ensuring that you will be able to apply what you learn in class directly to your future career. Company visits, conferences and an international business trip allow you to see case studies in action. This, combined with on and off-campus recruiting events and corporate presentations ensure you have a competitive advantage in the marketplace.


International Exposure

Master in Finance faculty come from all over the world and there are more than 50 nationalities in our student body. You can enhance your international experience with our optional exchange programme with one of over 30 top-ranked partner schools in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.

Rankings, accreditations & partnerships

International Master in Finance
in the world
in International Students in Spain


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Message from the director Jaume Bonet

Master in Finance programme director, highlights the programme benefits:

  • Study with a full partner of the CFA Institute in the Barcelona city centre.
  • Earn an official master’s degree (60 ECTS) from a top-ranked business school in Spain.
  • Enjoy a personalised programme with small classes and more than 50 nationalities.
  • Gain exclusive access to news, analytics and financial content with our Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course.
  • Tailor your Master to specialise in corporate finance or investment banking.
  • Participate in an international business trip to see case studies in action.
  • Prepare for a successful career in international finance - 90% of graduates working after 3 months.
  • Take advantage of our extensive network of exchange schools around the world.


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Programme structure

In the Master in Finance (60 ECTS), you will learn how to assess investment opportunities and undertake financial analysis before tailoring the programme to your specific interests with electives specialising in corporate finance or investment banking.


1st trimester: Sept. - Dec.

Orientation module

  • Precourse: financial statements, statistics, and economics
  • Case Method
  • Beginner Spanish course (optional)


Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Teamwork and Cultural Diversity
  • Communication Skills


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Mathematics
  • Strategic Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • Global Compass: Geoeconomics & Geopolitics
  • Financial Products & Markets


Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course I


2nd trimester: Jan. - Mar.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Negotiation Techniques


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Ethics & Professional Standards
  • Business Analysis & Planning
  • Derivatives
  • Company Valuation & Planning
  • Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Financial Analysis


Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course II


3rd trimester: Apr. - Jun.

Collbató Residential Training Campus

  • Leadership Skills


Barcelona City Centre Campus

  • Auditing
  • Private Finance
  • Risk Management


Choice of strategic track in corporate finance or investment banking with 3 related electives*:

Investment banking

  • Trading Simulation
  • Structured Finance
  • Investment Banking

Corporate finance

  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Finance


Final Project

Tutorials throughout the year, presentation in June.


International Business Trip (optional)



4th trimester: Dec.

Exchange programme (optional)

One-term exchange with + 30 partner schools around the world. Double degree option from: Aston Business School (U.K.), EDHEC (France), EBS (Germany) and HHL (Germany).


Students applying to take part in the exchange programme must complete the admission process (in some cases including GMAT, TOEFL, etc.) with the participating school.

Company visits, conferences & alumni presentations


* Electives change annually.

EADA reserves the right to make changes to the schedule and the topics offered during the programme.

CFA exam preparation

As a full partner of the CFA Institute, EADA not only prepares you for the exam, but also offers access to exam scholarships and exclusive career resources, as well as the opportunity to be selected to participate in the annual CFA Institute Research Challenge.

International Business Trip

For real exposure to the latest professional practice, there’s nothing like seeing first-hand the challenges that professionals in the field are grappling with every day. In the Master in Finance, you will travel to a financial hub in Europe for an intense and exciting immersion into the key global financial issues.

Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course

The Certification Course ensures that you have the know-how and expertise to access the most critical financial news and analytics as a member of the global financial community.

International Weeks

The International Weeks provide the opportunity to grow your network, as you share the classroom with participants from other International Master programmes, and choose electives taught by visiting professors and senior managers from all over the world.

Final project

The final project allows participants to apply the knowledge gained during the programme to real-life management problems and solutions. Tutors meet regularly with project groups to provide advice and guidance. The project is carried out in groups and is presented to a panel of financial experts at the end of the programme in June.