Online Master in Finance

 

GBSB Global’s Online Master in Finance curriculum delves into core topics pertaining to banking, investments, investment banking, company evaluations, accounting, and financial analysis. The Online Master in Finance was formatted to provide students with courses detailing a comprehensive understanding of key analytics, such as financial and managerial accounting, statistical analysis, and corporate finance, laying a firm foundation for students to build highly successful careers on the international stage.

GBSB Global Business School is one of the first business schools in Spain to offer finance degrees formatted to meet ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) specifications, preparing Online Master in Finance students with the concepts and tools required to receive the ACCA certification from levels F1 to F4. This certification, recognized worldwide, is attained by students in addition to their degree in finance and provides them with a superior designation over their peers. Increasingly competitive, GBSB Global graduates that receive the ACCA certification are highly marketable in an ever evolving and competitive employment market. Earning the ACCA qualification at GBSB Global Business School can help graduates attain top level positions within international companies, propelling their careers on the fast track, racing up the ladder toward greater professional achievement.

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DEGREE

Master in Finance

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DURATION

9 months

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LANGUAGES

English

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LOCATION

Online

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ANNUAL INTAKES

OCT | JAN | APR

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FORMAT

Flexible 24/7 Studies

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TUITION FEES

€14,640

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS


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Earn Worldwide Recognition
Through the ACCA

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Learn from a Faculty with
Expertise in Finance

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Land a Career with
Leading Financial Firms

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Participate Online in
Financial Forums and
Banking Workshops

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Gain a Comprehensive Understanding
of Global Markets

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Join a Diverse Student Body
Comprised of 70+ Nationalities

RANKINGS, ACCREDITATIONS & PARTNERSHIPS


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

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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 online LEADER IN digital EDUCATION accredited by Microsoft

Ranked as a Leader in Business Education by Newsweek Magazine

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

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN


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ENHANCE YOUR ABILITY TO LEAD & MANAGE SUCCESSFULLY:
Pride yourself with the confidence to motivate teams and become an effective financial manager in multinational environments.

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ENGAGE IN THE MULTIPLEX WORLD OF INTERNATIONAL FINANCE:
The Online Master in Finance teaches students about the fluctuating policies that define the world of finance globally. GBSB Global does this by offering courses geared in on international negotiations, doing business in strategic regions worldwide, and global financial markets.

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GRADUATE AN EXPERT:
Complex, ever-changing, and evolving, conducting business in today’s globalized world can have its share of challenges across various sectors, in particular the financial market. GBSB Global’s curriculum is based on fundamental theory, time-tested models and simulations, analytical methods, and instruments of financial management, preparing graduates to face turbulent times.

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BE COMPETITIVE, EARN INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
GBSB Global Business School provides students with the framework and guidance to study, prepare and take the highly coveted ACCA exams on campus. Acquiring this award, students will solidify for themselves an incredible advantage over their peers and expand their employment prospects across the globe.

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LEARN A DIFFERENT LANGUAGE:
All Master in Finance students have the option to study Spanish as one of their selected electives. Deciding to take Spanish courses will empower students with the ability to more clearly communicate and concisely with native Spanish speakers who may not fully comprehend English. Spanish, one of the top, most commonly spoken languages in the world, after Chinese, English and Hindustani is very beneficial to those looking to live and work in a multilingual and/or Spanish speaking country.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Study for your Online Master in Finance at GBSB Global Business School where your education, growth and development are our top priority. Become successful by taking full advantage of the comprehensive offering of career development resources provided by GBSB Global Business School. From specialized workshops and seminars online and on campus to career evaluation services, GBSB Global helps cater to students’ career ambitions. Interested in working for an international company or independent brokerage or investment house? No problem. The variety of opportunities are limitless. Enjoy a prominent career in finance after earning your diploma from GBSB Global.

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

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 2019- 2020

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/MA/MSc Programs
Winter Quarter – January 7, 2019
Spring Quarter – April 1, 2019
Fall Quarter – September 26, 2019
Winter Quarter – January 10, 2020
Spring Quarter – April 13, 2020

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020

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

FALL QUARTER

September 2019 - December 2019

Orientation Days
September 26-27

WEEK 1

Sept. 30 - Oct. 4

WEEK 2

October 7 - 11

WEEK 3

October 14 - 18

WEEK 4

October 21 - 25

WEEK 5

Oct. 28 - Nov. 1

WEEK 6

November 4 - 8

WEEK 7

November 11 - 15

WEEK 8

November 18 - 22

WEEK 9

November 25 - 29

WEEK 10

December 2 - 6

WEEK 11

December 9 - 13

Defense Week

December 16 - 20

WINTER QUARTER

January 2020 - March 2020

Orientation Day
January 10

WEEK 1

January 13 - 17

WEEK 2

January 20 - 24

WEEK 3

January 27 - 31

WEEK 4

February 3 - 7

WEEK 5

February 10 - 14

WEEK 6

February 17 - 21

WEEK 7

February 24 - 28

WEEK 8

March 2 - 6

WEEK 9

March 9 - 13

WEEK 10

March 16 - 20

WEEK 11

March 23 - 27

Defense Week

Mar. 30 - Apr. 3

Global Study Trip

March 27

SPRING QUARTER

April 2020 - June 2020

Orientation Days
April 13-14

WEEK 1

April 13 - 17

WEEK 2

April 20 - 24

WEEK 3

Apr. 27 - May 1

WEEK 4

May 4 - 8

WEEK 5

May 11 - 15

WEEK 6

May 18 - 22

WEEK 7

May 25 - 29

WEEK 8

June 1 - 5

WEEK 9

June 8 - 12

WEEK 10

June 15 - 19

WEEK 11

June 22 - 26

Defense Week

Jun 29 - Jul 3

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 2019): (Week 3 of Winter term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (April 2019): (Week 3 of Spring term)

Thesis/Final Master Project Defence (June 2019): (during last week of the month)

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec 21 – Jan 12

SPRING HOLIDAYS 2020: March 28 - April 12

SUMMER HOLIDAYS 2020: June 27 - September

GRADUATION CEREMONY 2020: July 2, 2020

 

Bank Holidays (Barcelona Campus)

April 2019: 19th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 22nd: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2019: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide), 21st: Monday of Pentecostes(Local)

June 2019: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2019: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

September 2019: 11th: Diada(Autonomic), 24th: Virgen de la Merce(Local)

October 2019: 12th: Spain National Day(Statewide)

November 2019: 1st: Todos los Santos(Statewide)

December 2019: 6th: Day of the Constitution(Statewide), 8th: Inmaculada(Statewide), 25th: Christmas(Statewide), 26th: Saint Esteban(Autonomic)

January 2020: 1st: New Year(Statewide), 6th: Reyes(Statewide)

April 2020: 10th: Friday of Eastern(Statewide), 13th: Monday of Eastern(Autonomic)

May 2020: 1st: Day of workers(Statewide)

June 2020: 24th: Saint John(Autonomic)

August 2020: 15th: Virgin's ascension(Statewide)

 

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

KEN DOUGLAS

Academic Background
MA Honors, Economics and Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
MBA, IESE Business School / University of Navarra, Spain

Career Experience
Investment Director, 3i Group Plc, Spain
Senior Partner, Emergia Partners, Spain
Partner, TeamOn Corporate Finance, Investment and Real Estate, 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

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

TO BE QUALIFIED FOR ADMISSION TO ONLINE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE, 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

4,880 EUR

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.
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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.

 
 

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