Program Overview

  • Format: Full-time, 18 months
  • Intake: February
  • Language: English/Billingual*
  • Age Range: 21-25
  • Avg. Prof. Experience: 1 year

* A bilingual option is only possible by completing the Core of the Master in Management program in Spanish.


University Diploma

The Master in Management is an Official University Degree. Students must fulfill the following requirements to be able to request the issuance of the Official University upon completion of the Master Program.

The Master in Finance is a University Private Degree from IE Universidad*, and taught in IE Business School. More Information on what earning a University Private Degree from IE Universidad entails.

 *IE Universidad is a University officially recognized by the Spanish education authorities, allowed to grant both Official  University  Degrees (Bachelor’s,  Master’s and PhD  degrees), which are specifically regulated and accredited by Spanish Ministry of Education and University Private Degrees (Master) , which are specifically  designed by the University towards the professional application of their studies and the constant update of higher education, preserving the educational standards of excellence of IE. Both types of degrees are equally backed by the rigor and prestige of IE University.

IE Business School is accredited by the following international accreditation bodies: AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS.



Program Structure

The Master in Management + Master in Finance Dual Degree is a powerful combination of two internationally top-ranked postgraduate programs; it combines the rigorous training in the art of general management and the highly diverse student-body provided by the Master in Management program, ranked 5th worldwide by the Financial Times, with the up-to-the-minute financial knowledge as well as faculty of 93% leading practitioners provided by the MIF, ranked 3rd worldwide by the Financial Times and first CFA and CAIA Program Partner in Spain.

Students receive both degrees and start the Core of their Master in Management program in February before completing the dual degree with the entire Master in Finance; both programs take place on IE´s campus in Madrid.

The Master in Management covers all the core fields of business such as entrepreneurship, strategy and marketing, whereas the Master in Finance looks at cutting edge fields such as corporate social investment, securitization, leveraged buyouts, behavioral finance and Islamic finance.

There are some overlapping courses in the Master in Management and the Master in Finance; students will be exempt from taking these courses again during the Master in Finance program. However, students also have the option of retaking these courses if they wish to improve their grades