Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona

 

GBSB Global’s Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona looks beyond the basic understanding of banking and accounting and uncovers the distinct concepts, markets and opportunities in the financial industry today. The Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona includes core analytical courses, such as understanding international macroeconomy, statistical analysis, accounting, and corporate finance, all of which provide students with the knowledge and skills vital for a successful managerial career in finance.

The Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona is one of the most innovative master in finance programs in Spain providing students with an opportunity to obtain ACCA F1-F4 certification and trains responsible, innovative, and globally focused financial industry leaders. The Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona students learn to develop an advanced cultural intelligence and awareness and learn to work effectively with people who have vastly different values and beliefs.

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DEGREE

Master of Science in Finance

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Barcelona

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Full Time
Mornings & Afternoons

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TUITION FEES

€14,640

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


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Earn an Internationally
Recognized Certification
Through the ACCA

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Faculty with Strong
Experience in Finance

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Company Visits

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Students from
70 Different Countries

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Exclusive Access to
Financial Forums and
Banking Seminars

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Practical Knowledge
Applicable on a Global Scale

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


Fully accredited by ASIC approved by Ofsted and an affiliate of ENQA

master in Finance Barcelona ASIC accredited

Official ACCA Partner and the Only Computer Based Examination Centre in Spain

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The only higher education institution in Spain accredited by Microsoft as a leader in digital education

master in Finance Barcelona LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

master in Finance in Barcelona LEADER IN Business EDUCATION

Recorded as one of the best Business Schools in Europe by MYBS (Mind Your Own Business School)

master of Finance BUSINESS SCHOOLS in Europe by MYBS

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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PREPARE FOR A VARIETY OF FASCINATING CAREERS IN FINANCE:
Hone your analytical skills and learn the intricate rules and practices in finance enabling students to pursue a wide assortment of career paths.

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ATTAIN FINANCIAL REWARDS IN AN INDUSTRY CONSTANTLY IN DEMAND:
Acquire the education and confidence needed to be competitive in a field that is in high demand. Work for international companies or private brokerage houses, the opportunities are endless and the lucrative career stability unwavering.

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JOIN AN EXPANDING INDUSTRY:
Gain the education in finance necessary to become a trusted advisor, an expert in financial protection and planning. Enter the financial sector, an industry that has continued to persevere despite the recent world financial crisis.

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BUILD YOUR CV:
Cultivate your analytical knowledge and skills across a range of financial functions. Learn not only the rudimentary roles in finance, but become a cross-functional professional poised to meet the demands of any industry by earning a Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Benefit from GBSB Global Business School’s wide range of resources that help students lay the framework to foster their professional aspirations in finance in Barcelona, Spain, or around the world. GBSB Global supports its students studying for their Master of Science in Finance in Barcelona for the next phase in their career by offering professional workshops, corporate business presentations on campus, and career assessment services.

Get Exclusive Access to ACCA Jobs Online Directory and Apply for Jobs at Top Finance Companies

Employment At Top Companies

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS


Core Courses

54 ECTS

BLOCK1: Fundamentals of Finance for Global Managers

The Government & Legal Environment of Business


Understanding the International Macroeconomy


Statistical Analysis for Management


Financial Accounting


Managerial Accounting


Corporate Finance

BLOCK 2: Advanced Global Financial Management

Global Financial Markets, Instruments, & Financing


Investments


Mergers, Acquisitions & Alliances


Financial Reporting


Cost Accounting


Advanced Accounting

BLOCK 3: Managerial Competencies for Global Leaders

Leadership & Organizational Behavior


Research Methods in International Business


Negotiations & Communications


Ethics & Responsibility


Global Strategy & Management


Final Project – 6 ECTS
The Final Project is an assignment that focuses on a specific topic of interest.

 

GBSB Global Business School uses the quarter system where there are four 10 week study periods (or quarters) during the year. Students are expected to attend three quarters, but may attend all four quarters (including summer quarters) to graduate sooner. Summer quarters are available based on the number of students signed up.

STARTING DATES ACADEMIC YEAR 2018- 2019

Our flexible approach to education and unique curricular design allows new students to start their studies in the beginning of each academic quarter. The starting dates for new undergraduate and graduate students are the following:

BBA/MBA/MSc Programs
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

MA Programs
Fall Quarter – October 1, 2018
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

FALL QUARTER

October 2018 - December 2018

Orientation Days
September 27-28

WEEK 1

October 1 - 5

WEEK 2

October 8 - 12

WEEK 3

October 15 - 19

WEEK 4

October 22 - 26

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 2

WEEK 6

November 5 - 9

WEEK 7

November 12 - 16

WEEK 8

November 19 - 23

WEEK 9

November 26 - 30

WEEK 10

December 3 - 7

WEEK 11

December 10 - 14

ACCA, MOS exams

December 13 - 18

WINTER QUARTER

January 2019 - March 2019

Orientation Day
January 7

WEEK 1

January 7 - 11

WEEK 2

January 14 - 18

WEEK 3

January 21 - 25

WEEK 4

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1

WEEK 5

February 4 - 8

WEEK 6

February 11 - 15

WEEK 7

February 18 - 22

WEEK 8

Feb. 25 - Mar. 1

WEEK 9

March 4 - 8

WEEK 10

March 11 - 15

WEEK 11

March 18 - 22

ACCA, MOS exams

March 21 - 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2019 - June 2019

Orientation Day
April 1

WEEK 1

April 1 - 5

WEEK 2

April 8 - 12

Easter Break

April 14 - 22

WEEK 3

April 23 - 26

WEEK 4

Apr. 29 - May 3

WEEK 5

May 6 - 10

WEEK 6

May 13 - 17

WEEK 7

May 20 - 24

WEEK 8

May 27 - 31

WEEK 9

June 3 - 7

WEEK 10

June 10 - 14

WEEK 11

June 17 - 21

ACCA, MOS exams

June 19 - 26

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 22 – Jan 6

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2019: March 23 - 31

EASTER BREAK 2019: April 14 - 22

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2019: July - October 2019

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2019: June 27, 2019

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (January): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June): (during last week of the month)

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

January: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June: 10th: Monday of Pentecostes(Local), 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgel de la Merce(Local)

October: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

 

ANDREW HYMAN

Academic Background
BSc, Applied Physics, Tufts University, USA
Master Degree, Public Policy, Vanderbilt University, USA
MA, Geography, University of Illinois, USA

Career Experience
Director of Business Development, XShares Group, USA
Marketing Director, Fiske Walter Capital Management, USA
Knowledge Manager and Consultant, PWC, USA
Author, Green Investing Column, Ecowatch Journal

XAVIER AROLA PÉREZ

Academic Background
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

Career Experience
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

JULIA SOKOLOVA

Academic Background
Bachelor Degree, Oxford Brookes University, UK
MBA, ESADE Business School, Spain

Career Experience
ACCA Tutor & Director, ACCADEMIA, Spain
Methodology Expert & Project Manager, Financial Reporting, Mechel, Russia
Corporate Consolidation Manager, JT International, Switzerland
Financial Analyst, JT International, Switzerland

JORDI BALLART

Academic Background
Law Degree, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Financial Mathematics, University of Michigan, USA
MBA, Universitat Politechnica de Catalunya, Spain

Career Experience
Export Manager, KGS Diamond, Switzerland
International Business Consultant, Freelance, Spain

MOISES ROJAS DONADA

Academic Background
BBA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
MSc, Business Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Master Degree, Financial Management and Finance, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Career Experience
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

STEPHEN HARRISON

Academic Background
BSc, Mathematics, Exeter University, UK
MBA, Marketing, University of Phoenix, USA
Master Degree, Marketing, ESERP Business School, Spain

Career Experience
CEO, Gerentes Internacionales S.A., Spain
Independent Consultant/Coach, Spain
Financial & Business Consultant, Spain

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE IN BARCELONA, YOU MUST:

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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

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Have a high level of English language

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Complete all required forms for admission and submit all required documents

Tuition Fee for the Program (60 ECTS credits)

14,640 EUR

Tuition Fee per Quarter (20 ECTS credits)

4,880 EUR

Tuition Fee per Academic Credit (1 ECTS credit)

244 EUR

(Visiting students)

Payment Conditions:

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (EU Students)

4,880 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance

Minimum Advanced Tuition Payment (Non-EU Students)

7,320 EUR

Due at the time of program acceptance and a requirement to send visa documents

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.
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If payments are not paid by the deadlines, a penalty fee is applied as per Terms and Conditions.
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Payment are accepted by bank transfer or PayPal (commission charges apply).
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Program fees do not include accommodation, flights, insurance or program materials.
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Students who wish to participate in Global Study Trips may do so by paying additional fees.

 
 

WHY BARCELONA


GBSB Global Business School Barcelona Campus first in europe

Barcelona is a 1st in Europe
for quality of life and
clearness of environment

(European Cities Monitor 2011, 2012 Quality
of Life City Rankings - Mercer Survey)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona second place in europe for business center

Barcelona is a 2nd Place in Europe
(after London) for beign promoted
as a business center

(European Cities Monitor 2011)

GBSB Global Business School Barcelona 1,6 million residents

Million Residents in Barcelona
(2016)

GBSB Global Business School in Barcelona mediterranial climate

Barcelona has a typical Mediterranean
climate
with mild winters
and warm, sunny summers

GBSB Global Barcelona 2,342 mobile industry companies

international companies (that work
in the mobile industry) come

to the yearly World Mobile Congress in Barcelona

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