CLASSES START: APRIL 21th 2018 / JUNE 2nd 2018

 BASIC INFORMATION

Duration: 18 months.
Schedule: Classes Friday from 17:30 to 21:30 hrs. And Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., twice a month.
Location: School of Economics and Business Universidad de Chile, Diagonal Paraguay 257, Santiago, Chile.
Credits program: 108 ECTS.

STUDENT PROFILE

The Master in Finance Weekend is aimed at professionals in related fields or other areas, with a certain level of work experience that seeks to develop in the financial field. Through a solid academic background and a pragmatic orientation, professionals will be prepared to identify, confront and solve the problems of the area under study.

CONTACT

Graduate School of Economics and Business
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Department of Admissions
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporate Building, 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) 2978 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.
  • Microeconomics: The course covers the way in which resources are allocated in markets, relating the theory to the explanation of the phenomena of normal occurrence. The course is structured in such a way that it does not require prior knowledge of economics. It is important that the student has an adequate handling of graphical analysis and algebra.
  • Planning, Control and Financial Analysis: The Capital Market is nourished by financial information to estimate the value of the assets. In an effort to anticipate market variations, the agents project the financial information of the companies. There will be a strong emphasis on; the use of public financial information EE.FF, of IPSA companies and comments on news of companies appearing in the financial press.
  • Business Finance: The objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the concepts and tools necessary for: making business financing decisions, determining the cost of capital and the dividend policy. The course begins with a review of the company’s two main long-term instruments, and then considers two of the main long-term financial decisions: Capital Structure and Dividend Policy.
  • Investment (uncertainty in 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, changes of decree, and the extension of the Thesis or Equivalent Formative Activity.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional title, granted in Chile or abroad.
  • Work experience with a minimum of 2 years. Activities of equivalent relevance will also be considered.

POSTULATION PROCESS

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

BACKGROUND OF APPLICATION

  • Admission request. Download format here.
  • Certificate of title or original university degree and legalized photocopy. Foreign applicants must legalize original title at the Chilean Consulate in their country of residence and at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Santiago, once residing in Chile.
  • Original Notes Certificate. Foreign applicants must also submit a legalized copy.
  • Ranking of the University of Origin.
  • Those who request the homologation of courses, must present the detail of the undergraduate study program of the courses presented for homologation (academic pensum). Each case will be evaluated by the Academic Committee of the program.
  • Photocopy card, 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 compulsory health insurance.
  • Application fee: $ 50,000 or $ 100, non-refundable amount. The checks or vale vista must be extended to the name of Universidad de Chile.

NOTE: The processing of resident student visa for foreigners may be requested from the country of residence once the letter of acceptance is received in the program. More information on the process here.

PROGRAM VALUE (*)

  • 430UF (**) (17.872 USD as reference)

*Value subject to change without prior notice.

** Special discounts are available for early registration.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR ADVANCE ENROLLMENT

Professionals from other areas: Start classes April 21, 2018

  • 8% discount applications received until February 16, 2018. Payment cap March 23, 2018.

ICCI and Auditors: Beginning classes June 2, 2018

  • 8% off applications received until March 9, 2018. Payment cap May 4, 2018.

To check scholarships, click here.

CONTACT

Graduate School of Economics and Business
School of Economics and Business
Universidad de Chile
Liliana Acevedo
Address: Diagonal Paraguay 205, Corporate building, first floor.
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 7 pm. Friday from 9 am to 6 pm. Continued schedule.
Telephone: (+ 562) 2978 3722 / (+ 569) 7999 3989 / (+ 562) 2978 3730
E-mail: lacevedo@fen.uchile.cl / contacto@fen.postgradouchile.cl