Master Accredited by the CNMV
In November 2018, this Master’s degree has been accredited by the Spanish National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) as a University Master’s degree that meets the criteria required of staff providing investment advice or information about financial instruments or services pursuant to EU’s MiFID II Directive (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II).
At present, you cannot be a Financial Advisor in Spain if you are not officially accredited.
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.