Master (MSc)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2019
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Cr 42/2012 de 06-06-2012
Update registry R/A-Cr 42/2012/AL01 de 20-08-2014 | R/A-Cr 42/2012/AL02 de 10-02-2020 | R/A-Cr 42/2012/AL03 de 16-09-2021


Catarina Delgado
 Ala Autónoma, Office 236

Tuition fee EU nationals (2024/2025)

1.stYear 5950.00 €
2.rdYear 1950.00 €
At this moment, all vacancies for this course are filled
Lectured in English
Teaching Type In person

Programme Structure for 2024/2025

1st Year
Corporate Finance
6.0 ECTS
Futures, Forwards and Swaps
6.0 ECTS
6.0 ECTS
Quantitative Methods for Finance
6.0 ECTS
Financial Options
6.0 ECTS
Corporate Valuation
6.0 ECTS
Corporate Finance Strategy
6.0 ECTS
Corporate Financial Modelling
6.0 ECTS
Real Options
6.0 ECTS
Financial Engineering
6.0 ECTS
Asset and Liability Management
6.0 ECTS
Portfolio Management
6.0 ECTS
Risk Management
6.0 ECTS
2nd Year
Seminars in Finance Projects
6.0 ECTS
Master Dissertation in Finance
54.0 ECTS
Master Project in Finance
54.0 ECTS

Recommended optative

Areas of Expertise (1st  Year | 2nd Semester)

 Thematic Area of Financial Markets 

- Risk Management

- Financial Engineering

- Asset and Liability Management

- Portfolio Management

- Free elective

 Thematic Area of Corporate Finance 

- Corporate Valuation

- Real Options

- Corporate Finance Strategy

- Corporate Finance Modelling

- Free elective

Note: Students will have to choose one area of expertise, by the end of the first semester. Priority will be given depending on the ranking obtained at admission to the Program. The slot for each area of expertise is 23 students.


MSc in Finance aims to prepare students for advanced professional work, in national or international institutions. Therefore the general objectives of the programme are:

 Be able to show knowledge of relevant theories and models in the field of finance, including its concepts, theories, methods and techniques, and some of their specialized fields

 Be able to solve problems in the field of finance, applying the acquired knowledge and skills to identify and solve problems, new or unfamiliar situations that arise in their areas of study, research or professional activity, as well as broad and multidisciplinary contexts related to these

 Be able to show critical thinking skills, integrate knowledge, handle complex issues, develop solutions and make judgments in situations of limited or incomplete information

Be able to communicate orally and to write their analysis and conclusions, as well as the knowledge and the reasoning underlying them, both to experts and non-experts in a clear and unambiguous way

Objective 1: Display effective written communication skills, including the following aspects: produce a well-structured document; demonstrate that the key messages have been clearly identified; express theoretical arguments to a specific application; summarize ideas and conclusions.

Objective 2: Display effective oral communication skills, including the following aspects: select the appropriate format for a given presentation; demonstrate confidence and that the communication was well-prepared; develop and make presentations with impact.

Objective 3: Develop critical thinking skills, including the following aspects: select and interpret relevant data and references from academic and non-academic sources; identify and debate ethical issues in business and management; formulate well-supported conclusions or solutions, apply appropriate methodologies or formulas to analyze and assess business issues and problems.

Objective 4: Demonstrate knowledge of theories and models relevant in the field of finance including the following aspects: demonstrate an understanding of financial markets and instruments; demonstrate an understanding of the basic asset pricing models and be able to apply the principles of asset valuation to various financial securities; identify and discuss limitations and deviations to basic asset pricing models.

Objective 5: Demonstrate problem-solving skills in the field of finance including the following aspects: demonstrate competence in assessing; analyzing and use of appropriate methodologies and models to solve advanced financial analysis problems; students will be competent in the use of econometric tools and packages to test financial models.

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