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The Curriculum of the Master's Degree in Wealth and Financial Management has been defined taking the needs for today’s professional practice into consideration. The programme provides the ideal combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. It covers the two main professional specialisations in the field of finance: wealth advisory and corporate finance, with a clear professional orientation and an international perspective.

The objective is to prepare professionals with comprehensive, inter-related international training, capable of assuming technical and managerial functions in the main professional areas in finance.

Modules and Subjects

The subjects of the Master's Degree in Wealth and Financial Management are structured in the following modules:

Financial Models and Products (compulsory)
Students will learn the main theoretical models through practical application in designing and operating different financial investment and financing products, both for fixed income and equity as well as derivative instruments and hybrid products.

Legal Framework and Methodology (compulsory)
Students will learn how to take knowledge of the financial markets, macroeconomic variables and monetary policies into account in investment and financing decisions in companies.

Accounting Analysis (compulsory)
Students will learn the aspects to design investment or debt strategies based on the financial analysis of different company profiles, in both financial and non-financial terms.

Financial Product Analysis, Assessment and Management (elective)
In this subject, students will work with advanced financial valuation methods as well as different portfolio management and financial planning models.

Corporate Finance (elective)
In this module students will focus on business valuation methods and business risk management, while also analysing corporate merger and acquisition transactions as well as Private Equity and Venture Capital activities.

Internship (compulsory)
Internships in an investment institution, financial entity or company.

Master Thesis (compulsory)
Students write their Master’s Thesis in collaboration with our partner institutions.

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Curriculum

Compulsory Modules

 
Accounting AnalysisECTS
Financial Management
Mathematics of Financial Operations
International Corporate Finance
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Models and ProductsECTS
Fixed Income Products
Equity Products
Derivatives
Portfolio Theory and Management
Insurances, Funds and Investing Companies
Legal Framework and MethodologyECTS
Markets and Monetary Policy
Quantitative Methods and Projections
Legal Framework and Financial Ethics

Elective Modules

 
Financial Product Analysis, Assessment and ManagementECTS
Portfolio Managemennt and Financial Planning
Tax and Inheritance Planning
Advanced Financial Products
Corporate FinanceECTS
Company Assessment and Risk Management3
Mergers and Acquisitions3
Venture Capital and Private Equity Investment3
Corporate Governance3

*Students must choose one elective module

Compulsory Modules

ECTS
Internship6
Master Thesis (TFM)6

ECTS: European Credit Transfer System

The Master's Degree in Wealth and Financial Management has been designed in a way that students must dedicate one full year to the programme. However, the Programme may allow students who request to attend the Master’s Degree on a part-time basis to do so on a case-by-case basis.

The Master's degree curriculum consists of 60 ECTS credits spread across one academic year.

Internships and Master Thesis

The Internships are compulsory and may be full-time, or during the morning or afternoon. These internships will be carried out in prestigious institutions and entities in the financial sector.

The purpose of the Master Thesis is for students to apply the knowledge they have acquired during the Master’s Programme in a practical manner in the development of professional project in the field of finance, under the direction of a professor from the Master’s Programme.

Students will be required to write the report on the work they have carried out, present it in person, and defend their thesis before the Master’s Tribunal.