Knowledge branch: Social and legal science
Degree number of credits: 120
Compulsory credits: 60
Elective credits: 30
Final project: 30
Degree code: 2081
Teaching type: face-to-face
Places available for new students: 30
Languages used in class: Spanish
Management Centre: Faculty of Economics
Participating universities: University of Valencia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Complutense University of Madrid and Basque Country University.
Minimum number of enrolment credits per student: 30
Price per credit [2012-2013 academic year]: 42 €
PhD programme linked to this Master’s programme: Banking and Quantitative Finance
Academic, scientific or professional interest: The Master’s is addressed to university graduates, preferably in Economics, Business Administration and Management, Actuarial and Financial Sciences, Sciences (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, etc.), Computing, engineers and architects with a strong education background in quantitative methods.
The main objective of the Master’s is to train experts capable of making assessment works, of management and advising in the field of finances.
-Will develop their activity using intensively, advanced quantitative and computing techniques, which will allow them to take complex decisions optimally.
-Will know the functioning of the financial system, the different alternatives of allocation resources, asset valuation and risk management and its articulation in the general context of economy.
Particularly, they have to be capable to identify and anticipate the economic and financial problems relevant in any given situation, to discuss the alternatives which facilitate its resolution and select the most appropriated for the objectives and to assess the results produced. They have to be capable to carry out research works with the objective, if they wished it and fulfil the requirements, of accessing to a doctoral degree using the research potential of a large group of professors involved in the inter-university programme.