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MSc.F in International Finance

Geneva Business School, Barcelona CampusBarcelona - SPAIN

Field(s) of study: Banking - Finance, Financial Engineering and Corporate Finance, International Management, Market Finance and Asset Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 150 €
Course cost: 22 380 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:

Available slots: 

Available spots: 30
Places available per academic year: 30

Program Language

  • English

Course length: 

18 months

Start of the program: 

September 2018
February 2019

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years



The Master of Science in Finance (MSc.F) with a major in International Finance is designed to challenge and develop your understanding of global finance through rigorous training in the conceptual, analytical and empirical intricacies of modern international finance and investment. You will understand the macroeconomic forces that shape the world today, how to assess risk and respond to emerging finance and investment challenges.

  • Over the course of the program students will:
  • Acquire knowledge of international taxation and estate planning.
  • Learn risk management and gain an in-depth knowledge of insurance companies.
  • Be able to perform a Technical Analysis.
  • Be familiar with Hedge Fund analysis and management.
  • Explore financial statement analysis for executives. 


The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses (21 ECTS), Elective Courses (15 ECTS), the Orientation Courses (18 ECTS) and the Master Thesis (36 ECTS), which are mandatory to complete the selected major. Beyond the principal Business modules offered within each major, an example of some of the Orientation (Specialist) subjects can be found below:

  • Wealth Management
  • Hedge Fund Analysis and Management
  • Finance and Backing
  • International Financial Crisis
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Financial Markets

Course format: 

On campus 

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Career Opportunities:

  • Insurance Agent
  • Loan Officer
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Advisor
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Stock Broker
  • Securities Trader
  • Banker

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent
  • Official English exam results (IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70) or equivalent

Exempt if you have been studying in an English speaking environment over the past 3 years.

Admission criteria: 

Complete the online application form and upload the following documents:
1. Photocopy of all required academic diplomas and academic certificates obtained.

2. Official academic transcript from your university stamped and signed.

3. Photocopy of valid passport / national identity card or permit.

4. Resume / C.V.

5. Motivation letter providing reasons for wishing to study at GBS (Transfer credits request should also be included in this letter, if applicable).

6. A 400-600 word essay. (Please refer to the application form for details).

7. One academic / recommendation letter.

Other application costs: 

  • Administration fee - One time fee to be paid after being accepted and before receiving the Final Acceptance Letter: 1900 €

Course cost description: 

7,640€ per semester / 3 semester