The Master in Finance offers a 360 degrees view of the Markets, Products and Tools needed to take optimal decisions in financial problems such as Asset Allocation, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance or Risk Management.




The Master in Finance offers a 360 degrees view of the Markets, Products and Tools needed to take optimal decisions in Financial Problems such as Asset Allocation, Portfolio Management, Corporate Finance or Risk Management.

Work in the exciting area of Finance and Banking

  • International Professors
  • Degree from a 500 Years Old Top International University
  • Compatible with Work
  • Financial Assistance Available

Master in Finance - Universidad of Alcalá - UAH
What do we offer?

Master in Finance


Our Master in Finance allows you to make your training COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR WORK thanks to an innovative learning methodology.


A SOUND PREPARATION for a total of 60 ECTS credits, which allow to cover in depth all the concepts and applications.


A METHODOLOGY focussed on practice and context, using cases, real situations and technological tools that allow you to learn from the beginning.


An UPDATED CURRICULUM, which ensures that our students are obtaining the latest knowledge in line with the trends and demand of Society.


We have arranged a team of OUTSTANDING PROFESSORS with international experience in the Financial Sector.


We develop a COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENT that allows students to keep in contact with the professional sector, with seminars and activities to enrich your training experience.


We will help you to design your PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN to exploit at its most your talent and knowledge.


Study your program at the UNIVERSITY OF ALCALA, one of the best Universities in Europe.

Master in Finance

Candidates for the Master in Finance program should possess a bachelor degree. Candidates may come from any discipline (engineering, economics, medicine, etc.). Recent graduates, early career professionals or senior professionals can be considered for admission. Both academic and professional achievements will be evaluated individually; consistency of the candidate with the whole group will be also considered.


  • Financial Markets
  • Valuation of Fixed Income Instruments
  • Valuation of Equity Instruments
  • Valuation of Options, Futures and other Derivatives

  • Microeconomics and Industrial Organization
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics and the Global Financial System

  • Cash Flows and Basic Valuation Models
  • Optimal Financial Structure
  • Advanced Valuation

  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to R and Python
  • Financial Applications

  • Markowitz ‘s Model
  • Capital Asset Pricing and APT
  • Active and Passive Management
  • Measures of Performance

  • Value at Risk and other risk measures
  • Market and Credit Risk
  • Back and Stress testing

  • Fusions and acquisitions, LBO
  • Reestructuración de deuda
  • Financial Modeling and Analysis

  • Digital disruption
  • Electronic Markets
  • Bank of the Future
  • FINTECH Business Models

    Preparation and defence of a research paper in any of the areas of the Master.

    The professors of the Master in Finance is a group of are university professors with a long training and research track in Finance and professionals with a sound experience in Corporations or Banks.

    Tenured Associate Professor of Economics (Finance) and of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) at the University of Alcalá. Fulbright Visiting Scholar in several US Universities and consultant for several Spanish Fortune 500 companies and for the Government. He has authored more than one hundred publications and has lectured in the USA, Asia and Latin America. Director of the Laboratory of Computational Finance and Head of the Chair in Big Data and Predictive Analytics in Banking of the University of Alcalá.
    Ignacio Olmeda
    Master's Director

    Co-founder and CFO of Valentis. He was as an Associate Director of KordaMentha, a leading Australian corporate advisory firm advising, among others, in an ~$2b rail procurement project, and a ~$200m coal-fired power station. He also acted as an advisor to Billabong International. He is a co-founder and board member of the Australia-Myanmar Chamber of Commerce.
    Michael Phin, CFA

    Ben Koo has and extensive experience working at top tier institutions including Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Group and Deloitte. He is currently Advisor to the CEO of Yoma Strategic Limited, Co-Founder of Green Eastern Agri and financial advisor to several mid-sized companies in Myanmar. Ben was previously Co-Head of Pan Asia Financial Institutions and Co-Head of ASEAN Investment Research at Goldman Sachs (Singapore). He was recognized by Thomson Reuters as the most accurate investment analyst covering the financial services industry across Australia & New Zealand in 2011. Ben also served as a Non-Executive Director of a not-for-profit endowment fund in Australia.
    Ben Koo

    Jason has over ten years of experience in financial institutions across the U.S., Africa, and Asia. He worked in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs (NY), attaining Series 7 and Series 63 certifications while working primarily on Debt Capital Markets transactions. He ha taught Masters-level courses on Corporate Finance and Multinational Finance while in the U.S. He has advanced professional expertise in microfinance, impact investing, and digital financial services. He has a M.A. in International Finance and Development from Johns Hopkins University, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Duke University.
    Jason Loughnane, CFA

    Nikhil is an expert in Business & Financial analysis with innovative solutions across diverse industries for Corporate Finance and Investment & Financial management. Currently, he is an Independent Financial Analyst for High-Net worth Investors and business groups to provide solutions for their Investments, Portfolio and Risk Management. After graduating in Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, He started his career as Financial Engineer with HSBC Global Technology, India and later worked with US based Winsoft as Business Analyst in providing Financial solutions to top most banks, institution and brokerage houses in USA.
    Nikhil Khajuria, CFA, FRM

    Enrique is a lecturer at several Finance programs of the University of Alcalá. He has lectured in Europe, Asia and Latin America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Quantitative Finance. He was a Senior Analyst at ING and is currently a researcher at the Laboratory of Computational Finance where he has consulted for companies such as Repsol or Santander.
    Enrique Ascordebeitia

    Miguel Angel is CIO-Investments Director at Lignum. He previously worked at Ecclestone Partners and Bankia. Miguel Angel is a seasoned Portfolio and Wealth manager. He holds a BS in Business Administration, an MS in Finance and currently he is pursuing his PhD in Cryptocurrecy investments.
    Miguel Angel Garcia-Ramos, CFA

    Prof. Tomo Tanaka, he is CEO and Founder of several companies and has held several positions at Citi and Bain. He holds a Bs. by the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard University.
    Tomo Tanaka

    Degree in Economics (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Master in Economics and Finance (CEMFI 2003-2005), Executive Master in Quantitative Finance (AFI); she also holds a Programme of Management (Instituto de Empresa 2014). She is currently working in BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking – Global Markets (as Senior interest rate volatility trader). Previously, she worked as Interest rate volatility sales in Banco Santander.
    María Ángeles Romero

    Jorge Muñoz is a Fixed Income Senior Trader at BBVA (covering both linear and non-linear payoffs), where he has worked at several positions throughout his career, holding responsibilities in the Trading Floor and QBS areas. EIA by EFPA, Telecommunications Engineer by UPM, Master in Quantitative Finance by AFI.
    Jorge Muñoz

    International professional committed to excellence and adding maximum value to the financial industry, with 6 years experience in credit risk, model analysis, credit portfolio management, business valuation, audit functions, consultancy and client service, with exceptional qualifications and motivation. He has two first degrees in Business and Law, four master’s degrees in Business, Law, Auditing and CSR, the academic basis for becoming a chartered accountant and the CFA charter and the FRM certificate
    Gregorio Carrascal, CFA, FRM

    Graduate in Business Studies and Technical Engineer in Computer Science,University of Oviedo. Master in Business Administration (MBA), IMD Lausanne,Switzerland. He has spent most of his professional career at the Santander Groupin Madrid, London and Latin America, in numerous functions and responsibilities.After several years dedicated to foreign and structured trade finance, he wasSenior Banker of the Financial Institutions Group (Corporate & InvestmentBanking) as responsible for the global relationship with a select number ofEuropean financial institutions. He is currently Managing Director and global headof credit risks with Institutional Clients (Insurers, Asset Managers & Funds) forthe Santander Group
    Javier Vaca

    Industrial Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Master in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD. He is currently responsible for the Portfolio Sales Unit of Banco Santander, from where in the last years he has closed more than 40 transactions for the sale of Non-Core Assets of the Group in Spain, Portugal, UK, Brazil and Mexico. Previously, he has held different positions within Santander Global Banking & Markets, in the Strategy team and in Corporate & Investment Banking as Account Manager of Private Equities and Infrastructure Funds.
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