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Master's Degree in Finance and Banking (M186)

Double degree with L’Université de Strasbourg (École de Management) (Francia)

Masters Website


Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

University of Alcala
Department: Economics and Business

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Economic and Business Sciencies and tourism

Year Course Started

2020-2021 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One completed academic year

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS credits for students matriculated full-time, 30 part-time

Type of teaching

Full-time Presencial. The teaching complements itself with available resources across a technological platform of study online that will serve teachers and pupils for the follow-up of the matters.



Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.


Professional and academic


D. Gregorio Manuel Serna Calvo


Academic coordination:
Dª. Anne Marie Garvey

Academic Committee

D. Gregorio Manuel Serna Calvo
Dª. Anne Garvey
D. Eliseo Navarro Arribas (Representante Dpto. Economía y Dir. Empresas)
Dª Sara Helena Otal Franco (Representante Dpto. Economía y Dir. Empresas)


Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total places available: 35

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile

Candidates should hold an undergraduate degree or diploma in Business Administration and Management, Economics or Engineering. Graduates holding other degrees may also apply, provided that they can demonstrate the required knowledge of English and mathematics.


Selection criteria:

The Master's Academic Committee will be responsible for granting admission to the Master according to the following criteria:
· Academic profile according to what is established

· Average grade of the academic record, according to the following scale. Pass (5 to 6.9): 1 point, Good (7 to 8.9): 2 points, Merit (9-10): 3 points and Merit with Distinction: 4 points.

· Prestige of the University in which the candidates have completed their studies, in accordance with the international university rankings.
· It will also be positively assessed to exceed the minimum level of English required (B2).
· The accreditation of general knowledge tests such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or specific tests for graduates in business management, such as the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) will also be positively assessed.
· The Academic Committee of the Master may conduct personal, face-to-face or online interviews, to gather additional information that allows for an appropriate decision.

In case the demand for places exceeds the offer, the places will be granted according to the score obtained based on the following scale:
· Adequacy of the candidate's academic profile: up to 5 points
· Average grade of the academic record: up to 3 points
· Academic prestige of the University of origin of the candidates, according to international university rankings: up to 1 point
· Provide evidence of general knowledge or for graduates in business management: up to 1 point

The maximum achievable score will be 10 points.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations




Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents:9.335 €; non-EU non-residents: 14.435 €  (approximate information).


Academic Year 2024-25: classes will start on 30th September 2024

Academic Year 2023-24: From October 2, 2023 to June 30, 2024

Consult on this website


The classes will be taught generally from monday to friday, from 6:00 to 9:30 pm.


Faculty of Economics and Business Sciences and Tourism
Colegio de Mínimos.
Plaza de la Victoria, 2
Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...)

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

D. Gregorio Manuel Serna Calvo

Dª. Anne Marie Garvey

D. Alejandro Balbás de la Corte (UC3M)

Dª Beatriz Sanjuán Lizano (alumna del master)

Dª. Inmaculada Rodríguez González (PAS)

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