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Master in Finance

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"Right now is one of the most relevant times to study finance, mainly because a lot of what was thought true has been proven false."

Sergio Correia '09

PhD Student

UPF (GPEFM)

Courses 2013-14

In September, Finance students are required to take the Mathematics and Statistics review course. Another review course, Computer Tools is highly recommended.

Review Course in Maths and Statistics

Syllabus

Computer Tools Course

Syllabus

Schedule (both courses)
  Please note that the following course list may vary slightly from year to year.

Fall Term

Course Title
ECTSProfessor(s)
Mandatory
Stochastic Processes

6

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos
Asset Pricing

6

Javier Gil-Bazo
Elective (Choose 1) - Director's approval required.
Econometrics

6

Javier Gómez Biscarri
Statistics and Econometrics

9

José García-Montalvo

Vasco Carvalho

Winter Term

Course Title
ECTSProfessor(s)
Mandatory
Corporate Finance Theory 6

Albert Banal

Financial Econometrics
6Christian Brownlees
Elective (Choose 1)
Continuous-Time Finance 6Eulàlia Nualart
Financial Institutions Management 6José-Luis Peydró

Spring Term

Course Title
ECTSProfessor(s)
Mandatory
Master Project

6

 Javier Gil-Bazo
Electives - Select 18 ECTS (15 ECTS for students enrolled in Statistics and Econometrics in the Fall Term)
Banking Theory 6

Xavier Freixas

Systemic Risk and Financial Crises

3

José-Luis Peydró

Applied Corporate Finance

3

Filippo Ippolito

Investments
3

 Angel León

Trading and Financial Markets

3

Ariadna Dumitrescu

Christian Brownlees

Financial Risk Management

3

Manuel Moreno

Asset Prices and Market Frictions

3

Gonzalo Rubio

Topics in Finance I

6

Ander Pérez Orive

Andrea Caggese

Total ECTS credits
60
 

The Finance master program offers its students the opportunity to meet with professionals from top financial institutions. Seminars cover areas such as Hedge Funds, Venture Captital, Central Banks Reserve Management, Investment Banking, etc.

During these seminars, our guest speakers share with students the insights of their organizations and provide their views on recent developments in their industry segment.


The Financial Institutions Seminars have featured representatives from organizations such as Credit Swiss First Boston (CSFB), Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers, and Omega Capital, among others.

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