Tuition fee:
  • € 7,000 / Year (EEA)
  • € 12,000 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 60 ECTS
Duration full-time: 12 months
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

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The Master degree in Finance is a full-time official program of the highest quality run by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. The Master in Finance is designed for individuals without previous experience in financial markets but who seek to specialize in the field of finance and to obtain a solid knowledge of the three main areas of finance: Financial Markets, Corporate Finance, and Financial Institutions. The Master in Finance will enable individuals to analyze the firm's financial problems in a more rigorous and effective fashion.

The Master is a 11-month full-time programme where students complete 60 ECTS credits. These credits consist of compulsory and elective courses plus an end-of-year project where the student specialises in a particular topic under the guidance of one of our academic experts. The elective courses are designed so that students can specialise in the particular aspects of finance that are best suited to enhance his/her career.

This new Master programme is conceived to provide a sound theoretical and applied knowledge in Finance for individuals of different academic backgrounds (such as Economics, Business, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering), who want to develop a successful career in finance.

To achieve this goal, the master is based on a very qualified faculty incorporating both prestigious academics professors from top universities and very experienced profesionals from financial markets.

The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is highly ranked in the field of business, economics and finance and is consistently ranked as the top institution in Spain for business studies according to research conducted by the newspaper "El Mundo". The Master in Finance is run by the Department of Business which, based on publications in academic journals, was ranked as the best business department in Spain in 2009-2010, as well as amongst the top seven in Europe and in the top 100 world-wide.

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Bachelor of Science (BSc) or Undergraduate Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics, Physics or Engineering.

Full command of written and spoken English.

Students in the last year of their Bachelors studies may also apply for admission; their application will be considered upon confirmation that they have successfully completed their Bachelors programme.


The objective of this program is to provide students with the knowledge and the skills to perform successfully in his future career. Our students will obtain a qualified high-education in areas such as Risk Management, Portfolio Choice, Financial Analysis, Mergers and Adquisitions, International business, and other topics.

Overall, the Master in Finance will provide students with a solid and current background on financial markets and financial institutions that will enable them to advance in their careers.

The placement of our students is evidenced of the high quality of this program. Our top 5 students were hired before finishing the master by some of the most prestigious financial companies, such as Goldman Sachs, KPMG, Commerzbank and Deloitte.


Bachelors degree. Foreign applicants must possess an equivalent degree (three or more years of university studies) from an official university. Students in the last year of their Bachelors studies may also apply for admission; their application will be considered upon confirmation that they have successfully completed their Bachelors programme

Admission Criteria
Master Admission will be decided by the Academic Committee. Candidate selection will be done on the basis of the following criteria:

* Academic Excellence measured in terms of average (or expected) mark in BSc (or equivalent) Degree.
* Language: Full command of written and spoken English will be required.
* Students must provide the results of English tests like TOEFL (minimum grades: 79 Internet test or 550 paper test), IELTS (6.5 minimum), 750-780 TOEIC, Advanced Cambridge ESOL, or Universidad Carlos III de Madrid English Certificate. The applicants level of English will also be tested in a personal interview.
* Applicants with insufficient language skills but high academic potential may be pre-admitted, conditional upon the successful completion of an upgrading language course.
* Personal Interview, Curriculum Vitae, Aims for the Future.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 550
TOEFL iBT® test: 79



The Masters Degree is an official degree and as such is thoroughly regulated. The Official Masters Degree is valid in every country belonging to the European Higher Education Area.

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