Digital finance and online banking – the new faction in the world of traditional finance is the way of the future worldwide. P2P lending and borrowing, crowdfunding and virtual money payments are terms often associated with this realm of finance. The advancements in technology have altered the nature, approach, and market landscape of the finance industry. Just as business is changing due to ecommerce and online marketing funnels the same disruption is affecting every stage of international financial management.
The master in digital financial management in Barcelona is transforming the way international financial management is being taught in business schools and universities in Europe. In the digital economy, traditional finance will not be pertinent any longer; to compete in that economy master in digital financial management in Barcelona students must be aware of the new methods of finance and accounting and acclimate to the latest innovations in finance, such as digital finance and online banking.
Students graduating from GBSB Global Business School with a Master in Financial Management, Digital Banking and Internet Finance in Barcelona will have a chance to obtain the highly reputable ACCA certification at the levels of F1-F4. It is a significant achievement in addition to earning the master degree.
Master of Science in Financial Management, Digital Banking and Internet Finance
Accredited by University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC) – University-specific programs
Eligible to claim ACCA exemptions at levels F1-F4
(dual degrees and additional certifications are subject to admission and graduation requirements and terms & conditions)
OCT | JAN | APR
Full Time | Mornings
Faculty with Finance
Possibility to Obtain
ACCA Certification at
the Levels of F1-F4
than 70 Nationalities
Practical Knowledge on
the Latest Innovations
in Finance Industry
Exclusive Access to
Best Job Offers in
the Finance Industry Worldwide
through ACCA Portal
and Invited Speakers
RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS
Awarded as a Four Stars Business School by QS Ranking System
Ranked as TOP150 Worldwide and TOP10 in Spain program by QS World University Rankings 2021
The only official ACCA CBE (Computer Based Examination) Center in Spain
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
MANAGERIAL PROFICIENCIES OF GLOBAL MANAGERS:
Study for the Master in digital financial management in Barcelona and develop leadership, communication, presentation and cross-cultural negotiation skills that will position you to effectively lead financial management initiatives on an international level.
RECOGNIZING THE LEGAL AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT:
Companies in Europe and elsewhere in the world are globalized and are not separated from outside events and uncontrollable circumstances. Study the economic and legal ecosystems and understand how they influence financial management.
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT:
A sequence of finance courses encompassing reporting, financial management and accounting operations.
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND BIG DATA:
Enormous quantities of stored electronic data power today’s world. Become acquainted with the numerical and quantitative methods in the areas of economy and digital financial management to efficiently evaluate big amounts of data.
FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY - FOUNDATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES OF DIGITAL FINANCE:
Fintech companies are disrupting the financial services market worldwide, operating chiefly across three sectors of the financial management market (payments, lending, and personal finance). They are in the pursuit to offer cheaper, faster, and better communications in regard to what is happening with consumer accounts. Dive into understanding Fintech companies and how they are changing the financial realm with the master in digital financial management in Barcelona.
DIGITAL BANKING AND NEW CLIENT RELATIONS:
Learn about the digital banking market and become knowledgeable about the latest offers in debit/credit cards, mobile and internet banking platforms, ATMs, and PoS.
Invest in your talents and nurture your passion to work in the realm of digital finance, digital banking, and internet finance management. There is no limit to the success that awaits you. Opportunities abound for students studying for a Master in digital financial management in Barcelona. Discover what career avenues are available in Europe and globally.
Employment At Top Companies
MELANIE DÜNKEL, Germany
"I truly valued the exchange with other students from all over the world, interacting in such a way that diversity was our biggest strength as an educational tool."
GBSB Global Alumna, Class of 2016
ELVINA DROUIN, France
"I loved GBSB Global because it provided a welcoming ambiance with a positive energy that’s contagious! The faculty as well is very diverse and supportive with a variety of professional backgrounds. The teachers are interesting and really make their classes worth listening to! I really have enjoyed my time as a student at GBSB Global."
GBSB Global Alumna, Class of 2017
Optional Intensive Free Spanish Language Course for Beginners
Managerial Competencies of Global Leaders
- Ethics and Responsibility
- Leadership and Managing Multicultural Teams
- Cross-Cultural Negotiations and Communication
Understanding or Legal and Economic Environment
- The Government and Legal Environment
- Understanding International Macroeconomy
- Managerial Accounting
- Financial Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Advanced Accounting
- Entrepreneurial Finance
Research and Big Data
- Research Methods in International Business
- Big Data
Financial Reporting in Digital Age
- Financial Reporting
FinTech - Principles and Technologies of Internet Finance
- FinTech Technologies
- Emerging Internet Finance Models
- Digital Banking & New Customer Experience
Capstone Master Project:
The capstone master project is a group assignment that focuses on a specific topic of interest.
MOISES ROJAS DONADA
BBA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
MSc, Business Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Master Degree, Financial Management and Finance, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Accountant and Financial Consultor, Moises Rojas Gras, Spain
Associate Professor, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain
Associate Professor, CEA Study Abroad, Spain
Associate Professor, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Manager, Caixa, Spain
Manager, BBVA, Spain
XAVIER AROLA PÉREZ
Bachelor Degree, Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, Finance and Banking, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Master Degree, Economics and International Finance, Universitat De Barcelona, Spain
PhD, IESE, Spain
CEO and Partner, El Cep i La Nansa Edicions, SL., Spain
CEO, the Catalan Heritage Agency (Departament of Culture – Government of Catalunya), Spain
CEO, Equipaments I Edificis De Catalunya, SA. (EECAT), Spain
Senior Consultant, Cultural & Green and Energy Efficiency Investments Consultancy, Spain
Financial Analyst, Institut Català de Finances, Spain
VICTORIANO TRAVIESO MORALES
Bachelor Degree, Law, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
PG DIP, Legal Studies, Contractual, Conveyancing, Trusts & Equities, European Competition Law, Criminal Law, Commendation, London South Bank University, UK
Postgraduate Degree, Legal Practice, BPP Law School, UK
Senior Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, Gimbrere International Advocaten, S.L.P., Spain
Practicing English Solicitor, Stepinlaw Abogados, Spain
Spanish Lawyer and English Solicitor, De Haan & Mulder, S.L.P., Spain
Law Degree, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Financial Mathematics, University of Michigan, USA
MBA, Universitat Politechnica de Catalunya, Spain
Export Manager, KGS Diamond, Switzerland
International Business Consultant, Freelance, Spain
TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, DIGITAL BANKING, AND INTERNET FINANCE IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:
Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) or higher;
be in the process of finalizing your Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent),
or demonstrate a high level of relevant professional experience
Proof of Proficiency in the English Language:
- English as a native language;
- TOEFL - Minimum score: 213 (computer based), 79/93 (internet based), or 550 (paper based);
- IELTS - Minimum score: 6.5;
- Cambridge ESOL, Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - Minimum score: C1;
- English as the language of instruction during previous studies in the formal educational system;
- Internal English level testing at GBSB Global.
Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents
Enrolment Fee (Paid upon Admission)
Annual Administrative Fee
Optional: partner university fee for issuing diploma (according to Spanish state regulations)
190 EUR in 2019
Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)
Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)
Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)
Due at the time of program acceptance
The remaining Tuition Fees are due the first Friday (Week 1) of the program.
Master´s Program Duration: 3 Quarters = 1 Academic Year
A discount may be applied if the student choses to pay
the full amount at the time of program acceptance.
If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
Payments are accepted online or by bank transfers (commission charges may apply).
Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.