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Master of Science in Finance and Banking

Admission requirements

Bachelor degree

To have finished or be in the last year of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university. Ideally, students should come from any of the following academic fields of study:

  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physic
    • Applicants with a different academic background will be asked to provide proof of sufficient quantitative and analytical training by presenting a 650 or higher GMAT score.
    • Applicants who are currently studying the last year of their Bachelor's Degrees will need to have finished their university studies and obtained their final diploma before the beginning of the program.
    • Applicants who finished their Bachelor's Degrees some time ago should preferably not exceed 3 years of working experience in a position relevant to the program's field.

Proficiency in English

To present an official English Certificate with the following minimum scores:

  • TOEFL CBT: > 235
  • TOEFL PBT: > 575
  • TOEFL IBT: > 100
  • CAE: C1
  • IELTS: > 6.5
    • Applicants whose mother tongue is English do not need to present the aforementioned certificate.
    • Applicants who have completed their full Bachelor's Degree at an English-speaking university must submit written evidence that the language of instruction of their studies was English.
    • Knowledge of Spanish is desirable but not required for Master of Science candidates.

Admission and Enrollment

During the admission process the Admissions Committee will need a series of documents to evaluate your profile's suitability for the program. A copy of the following application documents will be required from you:

    • Signed Document stating the veracity of your documents
    • Scanned copy of the student's Bachelor's Degree
    • Scanned copy of the Transcript of Records. Make sure that it includes your GPA (Grade Point Average).
    • Scanned copy of the student's Passport/ID
    • Official proof of English (Check on the required scores above)
    • Presentation letter or video
    • Photo (.JPG)
    • CV or videocurriculum (written in English)
    • 2 academic recommendation letters (mandatory) and 1 professional letter (optional)
    • GMAT:
      • Required for students from non-analytical Bachelor's Degrees (Humanities, Communication, Tourism, Law, Politics etc.)
      • Strongly recommended for science students (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, etc.) and students whose analytical background is not duly justified (on the Transcript of Records or by work experience).
      • Not required for students from analytical related Bachelor's Degrees (Economy, Business and Administrations, International Business, Statistics, Engineering, Maths, Physics, etc.)
      • For the MSCIB - Although GMAT is not strictly required, analytical skills and business experience will be positively evaluated.

Admission process and enrolment pack: Click here to read detailed instructions on our admission process and find out how to enrol in the program.

Please note that when paying for the program's fee by bank transfer you will be required to introduce your program code. The program code for this program is {1529}.

Application deadlines

All Masters of Science operate on a rolling admission basis: the sooner you apply, the greater your chances of being admitted. Applications will be considered in accordance with the dates given below. Applications received after the deadline will be rolled to the next round.

Rounds Application deadline Resolution week Payment of reservation fee
1 07/11/2017 week of 27/11/2017 18/12/2017
2 05/12/2017 week of 18/12/2017 08/01/2018
3 16/01/2018 week of 05/02/2018 26/02/2018
4 20/02/2018 week of 12/03/2018 03/04/2018
5 20/03/2018 week of 09/04/2018 30/04/2018
6 24/04/2018 week of 14/05/2018 04/06/2018
7 22/05/2018 week of 11/06/2018 02/07/2018
8 12/06/2018 week of 02/07/2018 18/07/2018
9 03/07/2018 week of 16/07/2018 25/07/2018
10 17/07/2018 from 26 to 31/07/2018 10/08/2018
11 04/09/2018 week of 17/09/2018 25/09/2018
12 13/09/2018 week of 24/09/2018 08/10/2018
13 09/10/2018 week of 22/10/2018 02/11/2018
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