CLASSES START: MARCH 2018 / JULY 2018

CLOSURE OF APPLICATIONS

  • 1st period: March 2018 – closure of applications last week of december 2017 (*)
  • 2nd period: July 2018 – closure of applications first half of june 2018 (*) only students FEN UCHILE

(*) Scholarships applications for each period must be submitted at least one month before the close of nomination indicated above, attaching application form. (Download here). 

BASIC INFORMATION

Estimated duration: 18 months.
Schedule: Classes Monday to Friday between 8 am and 1:30 pm.
Location: School of Economics and Business Universidad de Chile, Diagonal Paraguay 257, Santiago, Chile.
Credits program: 108 ECTS.

STUDENT PROFILE

The Master in Finance Full Time is aimed at undergraduate students in their final years of career or recent graduates of related fields or other areas, looking to increase their knowledge in the financial area, later to perform successfully in the work of teaching and university research, independent consulting, consulting, research companies and institutions and financial executives work or investments in public and private companies.

CONTACT

Graduate School of Economics and Business
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Admissions Departament
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporative Building (Z), first floor.
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm. Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Continued schedule.
Phone: (+56-2) 2 978 3730
E-mail: contacto@fen.postgradouchile.cl

COURSE DESCRIPTION

  • Theory of Finance: This course introduces the core theory and practical of modern financial economics and financial management, with a focus on the study of the role of financial markets in the economy, equilibrium pricing of risky assets, asset valuation, and capital budgeting.
  • Investment, Uncertainty and Information: This course provides a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the key aspects of investment analysis and portfolio management. The programme will consists of the investment background, capital market and the importance of financial information in the EE.FF of corporations. You will become competent at applying quantitative skills to make investment decisions and financial planning.
  • Financial Econometrics: Combines a practical approach to finance with a strong theoretical approach in econometrics, students learn how to analyse financial data and are introduced to some of analysis models. The objective of the course is to extend your knowledge and equip you with methods and techniques that allow you to analyse and use econometric instruments that will give a better understanding of how the financial series are analyzed.
  • Derivatives Assets: This course for students who want to learn and analyze the concepts and theories related to derivative assets. The aim of this course is to develop some of the necessary techniques to assess derivative contracts.
  • Corporate Finance: The course is designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of corporate finance including future and present values concepts; the course begins with a conceptual analysis of financial decisions and their impact on shareholder wealth, then consider two major long-term financial decisions (capital structure and dividend policy).
  • Financial Risk Management: This course provides a theoretical and empirical insight to financial risks. It will give you an understanding of risk management practices, and raise your awareness of measured and risk identification. We will focus on market risk, credit and operational. Moreover, the tools and methods for identifying risk factors and coverage.
  • Capital Markets: This course provides an introduction to capital markets and the principles of asset valuation from an applied perspective and provide sufficient background knowledge for students seeking an overview of capital markets to analysis of the financial situation and the impact of monetary policy on the capital market.

The total duration of the program is estimated and may vary depending on holidays, calendars, decree changes, and the extent of the thesis or equivalent training activity.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional degree, awarded in Chile or abroad.

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Study of the background of the applicant by the Academic Council.
  • Test general and logical knowledge.
  • Personal interview.
  • Decision phase which may include admission, conditional admission or non-acceptance of the program.

BACKGROUND OF APPLICATION

  • Admission request. Download format here.
  • Original title certificate or university degree and certified photocopy. Foreign applicants must legalize title in the Chilean Consulate in your country of residence and in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Santiago, once based in Chile.
  • Original transcript. Foreign applicants must also submit a certified copy.
  • Ranking position of the university of origin.
  • Applicants for approval of courses must submit detailed curriculum of undergraduate courses submitted for approval (academic curriculum). Each case will be evaluated by the Academic Committee of the program.
  • Photocopy ID or passport in the case of foreign applicants, on both sides.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Two letters of recommendation. They are made through an electronic format, so contact details of two work or academic references (name, position or activity, company, address, telephone, e-mail) are requested, who provide the information via the web.
  • Foreign applicants must submit mandatory health insurance.
  • Application fee: $ 50,000 or US $ 100, non-refundable amount. Checks or promissory note must be made payable to University of Chile. (FEN regular UCHILE Students should not pay the application fee).

NOTEThe processing of student resident visa for foreigners may be requested from the country of residence after receiving the letter of acceptance into the program. More information about the process here.

PROGRAM VALUE(*)

  • Graduate  Students FEN UCHILE:  UF 210* (USD $7.550 as reference)
  • Commercial and Industrial Civil Engineers: UF 265* (USD $9.540 as reference)
  • Professionals from other areas: UF 305* (USD $11.000 as reference)

*Susceptible value change without prior notice.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Internal Scholarship: It is based on academic criteria and evaluation of socioeconomic status. This benefit must be paid through hours of work at the Faculty of Economics and Business, as research assistants, teaching undergraduate / postgraduate or management support. To apply for this benefit must be attached scholarship application by the application program (download form here), with at least one month before the official close of nominations the program. The result of this benefit applications to communicate in January (classes start March) or July (classes start July) each year.

To check more scholarships, click here.

CONTACT

Graduate School of Economics and Business
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Admissions Departament
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporative building (Z), first floor.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm. Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.  Continued schedule.
Phone: (+56-2) 2 978 3730
E-mail: contacto@fen.postgradouchile.cl