- Graduates of Business Management and Administration will have direct access to the selection process.
- Graduates from any other discipline, interested in specialising in finance, willing to make the effort to acquire additional skills and knowledge in the field of finance prior to the start of the master’s to ensure that they make the best use of the programme. These graduates must take an introductory course and pass an exam at the end of it.
- Other university graduates who can provide accredited proof that they have acquired the necessary skills and knowledge related to the financial world and comparable to those of a graduate in business management. Such students will be exempt from the introductory course and will have direct access to the selection process.
- Candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate studies may also apply, although the definitive offer of a place on the programme will be conditional on the successful completion of their studies.
Level of english and spanish
- Level of Spanish: C1
- Accredited level of English. The following accreditations may be submitted:
- Certificate in Advanced English - CAE
- BEC Higher
- TOEFL (above 80 points)
- IELTS (above 6.5 points)
- Failing such accreditations, candidates also have the possibility to take an internal level test organised by the Language Institute of Deusto University, or to take and pass the Institute’s C1 level English course.
- In the event that the candidate can only provide proof of a B2 level in English when applying to the Master’s degree , he/she may be admitted provisionally on the condition that proof of having reached the advanced level is provided in September when enrolling. These candidates are explicitly required to improve their level of English between application and enrolment.
Graduates in Business Management and Administration or similar fields, or other disciplines (in such cases, participants must take a prior introductory course to acquire skills in the financial field) and those who:
- Are interested in developing a career involving responsibility in the financial field.
- Need to boost their professional profile with advanced training in the field of finance.
- Wish to specialise in finance.
- Master the English language sufficiently to be able to take courses in that language, and work in a professional environment where English is required.
Intensive Preparation Course
Applicants from degree programmes other than Business Administration and who cannot provide proof of sufficient competences in the field of finance are required to complete the previous intensive preparation course and pass the final exam to enter the Master’s degree programme.
The course will be held in July, August and September. Classes will be taught in July and September while August will be devoted to independent work and case studies. This course carries an equivalent of 21 credits (175 class hours +350 of independent study), which do not form part of the Master's programme.
|July||Theory and practical sessions and individual student work|
|August||Individual student work. Independent work and case studies|
|September||Theory and practical sessions, individual student work and the final exam|
|Introduction to Accounting and economic-financial analysis techniques for non financial people||6||Programme|
|Introduction to financial calculation tools||3||Programme|
|Introduction to Statistics for financial analysis||3||Programme|
|Introduction to Corporate Finance (1)||3||Programme|
|Introduction to Corporate Finance (2)||3||Programme|
|Introduction to Economics||3||Programme|
|Total ECTS credits||21|
Fees for the Introductory Preparation Course for candidates from programmes other than Business Administration and who cannot provide proof of having achieved competences in the field of Finance: 3,500 euros. Students who pass the final exam will be eligible for a 40% reduction of this amount (1,400 euros) on enrolment fees for the Master's degree in Finance.