The MSc International Financial Management & Control takes place over 3 terms. Thus, during the 1st term, you will learn concepts such as financial analysis, control, and performance management along with the most advanced digital analysis techniques in the field.
In the 2nd term, you will be equipped with the skills needed to develop a financial strategy and analyze the effects of international corporate governance from a sustainable perspective.
Finally, in the 3rd term, you will need to work on your Master Thesis, supported by the TBS faculty. Additionally, you will have the chance to undertake a 4-to-6-month internship in a renowned national or international company. At TBS Business School, both in masters and bachelor degrees, internships teach our students how to face real challenges in well-known companies.
Throughout the whole course, you will benefit from our Soft Skills Certificate and the Company Visits Program.
*Non-contractual information. Courses are subject to change every academic year.
In order to get to know the content program of this Master of Science in finance, you must know that the first term is divided into 5 modules, designed to provide you with sound fundamentals in financial management & control.
This period is divided into 4 modules, based around the development of a financial strategy and the understanding of international corporate governance from a sustainable perspective.
Soft Skills Certificate
This subject will help you develop the management, leadership, and professional skills you need to enhance your relational and behavioral abilities required to make the most of your career in financial management & control.
This certificate is the result of a collaboration between 26 lecturers and professionals in leadership and management, in conjunction with TBS Career Starter.
Company Consulting Mission
You will have the chance to try out your consulting skills during a two-week, real-life consultancy assignment!
Your class will receive a letter of engagement on a topical strategic issue from a TBS partner company.
With the help of TBS lecturers, students will work out a strategy to analyze the company’s competition and positioning. After a discussion, they will put forward strategic and operational recommendations to respond to the issues facing the company.
This practical task will allow you to put the skills and knowledge you have learned during this financial & management program into action.
Some of the TBS partner companies that have worked with students in previous years include:
- Aerospace Valley
- Cap Gemini
- Comtesse du Barry
- Continental Automotive
- Mars Petfoods
- Rockwell & Collins
Company Visits Program
The master’s program offers you the chance to visit several companies so that you can experience them from the inside. The visits will be directly related to the activities and projects on the MSc International Financial Management & Control course.
Some of the companies visited during previous years include:
- Mandarin Hotel
As part of the course, you will write an individual dissertation on a current financial management issue from an academic or professional perspective. This thesis will contribute towards the study, analysis, formalization, and abstraction of the topic in question. The essay must include the following aspects:
- Motivation: A justification of your choice of the research issue
- Resourcefulness: The ability to write and prepare a research article
- Creativity & common sense: A structured and logical methodology
- Cross-functionality: Having a multidimensional approach to solving problems
A suitable master’s thesis is a requirement for graduation.
You will be given the chance to work as an intern at a company in Spain or abroad over a period of 4 to 6 months. You do not need to complete an internship in order to graduate.
Nonetheless, TBS encourages you to complete an internship to supplement your education with professional experience in financial management, as it would help towards better professional integration.
Students who complete an internship will earn 10 additional ECTS credits for the new skills they have learned
TBS Career Starter will offer you support to develop your skills, as well as giving you professional tools to find the right internship to suit your career. You will receive individual coaching to ensure you make the most of your internship.
It can be difficult to find an internship as it requires perseverance, autonomy, and initiative. You will receive support during the Career Starter workshops, which will help you boost your employability on your internship search.
How to find your internship?
In previous academic years, students from master’s programs have completed internships with some of the following companies and organizations: