Financial Times Ranks IE Business School Master in Finance Program 8th Worldwide
The one-year program trains young professionals in the tools, techniques, and financial background needed to succeed in the ever-changing finance industry.
IE Business School is the 8th in the world and 1st in Spain in the Financial Times 2021 ranking of pre-experience Master in Finance programs. The annual ranking considers various aspects of the program including student’s career path and salary, the diversity of faculty, board members, and students by gender and nationality, as well as the program’s international reach.
“The Master in Finance at IE Business School at IE University is a unique finance program with a rigorous selection process that is designed for globally minded students who are focused on occupying high-level positions in the world of finance,” said Ignacio de la Torre, Academic Director of the Masters in Finance at IE Business School.
“Furthermore, our academic faculty provide an incomparable perspective for our Master in Finance students by combining their teaching with their professional careers, pulling from their current experience whether that is working in investment banking or leading asset management firms.”
Ignacio de la Torre, Academic Director of the Masters in Finance at IE Business School
The IE Business School Master in Finance program allows students to explore the most relevant aspects of the current financial environment and provides them with first-hand knowledge of modern markets, with specializations in corporate finance and private equity, investments, and FinTech. More than 90% of the finance faculty are leaders in investment banking, private equity, and capital markets and use their extensive sector experience to continually update course content.
Students in the program can participate in interactive, virtual investments with internet-based simulators via the IE Business School Trading Room, explore investment opportunities for a leveraged buyout, and learn programming in FinTech, Python, MATLAB, and Visual Basic. In addition, the Master in Finance program offers exchange opportunities with London Business School and Frankfurt School of Management and networking trips as well as the option to experience the impact of social entrepreneurship via the ongoing microfinance project in Ghana called “Financieros sin Fronteras.”