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IE is one of the world's top higher-education institutions. A pioneer in education, IE is composed of five schools: IE Business School, IE Law School, IE School of Architecture & Design, IE School of International Relations, IE School of Human Science and Technology. IE's programs have been met with worldwide acclaim, featuring highly in both the FT and Economist business and law school rankings, and cementing IE's reputation as a global leader in higher education.

Through Master Programs in a variety of areas, IE trains tomorrow's leaders, shaping them with an innovative approach and acting as a catalyst for the creation of new projects and businesses through the entrepreneurial spirit which is an inherent aspect in all of our Programmes. Its master Programmes focus on the skills and knowledge required of a leader in a broad range of specific industries. Catering to the real needs of the real world, IE offers a range of formats (full-time, part-time, and blended) to ensure utmost flexibility in its Programs.

IE is also a hub of international research boasting an array of specialized centers dedicated to furthering the business community in such areas as entrepreneurship, information management, and corporate responsibility amongst others.

Complimenting IE's extensive portfolio of Master degree Programs, the Executive Education division offers training courses for executives through its seminars, conferences, forums, in-company training Programs and consulting; building on IE's commitment to providing outstanding education and training across the various phases of your career.

With more than 90 nationalities represented on our central Madrid campus, as well as a global network of over 40,000 alumni, the IE Experience is a truly international one. Being part of the IE Community is more than just being an alumnus; it's a way of life. Members of our community hold firm ethical values and recognize their responsibility to the environment in which they operate, as well as to the wider community. IE alumni are part of a global network of leaders, spread across the globe in more than 100 countries.

 

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Subjects of Masters Study:

Management –

* Master in Management

Architecture & Design –

* Master in Architectural Management and Design

* Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments

Communication & Journalism - 

* Master in Corporate Communication

* Master in Visual and Digital Media

* Executive Master in Corporate Communication

Finance & Accounting –

* Master in Finance

* Global Master in Finance

* Master in Advanced Finance

* Executive Master en Finanzas 

Law-

* LLM in International Business Law

* Executive LLM- (Northwestern Law)

* Doble Master en Abogacía y Asesoría Jurídica de Empresas Bilingue (LLM)

* Doble Master en Abolgacía y Asesoría Jurídica de Empresas (LLM)

* Doble Master en Abogacía y Asesoría Fiscal de Empresas (LLM) 

* Master en Derecho Transnacional de los Negocios (LLM)

* Master en Asesoría Fiscal de Empresas (LLM)

* Master en Asesoría Jurídica de Empresas Part-time (LLM)

International Relations -

* Master in International Relations

Social, Behavioral & Data Sciences-

* Master in Market Research and Consumer Behavior

* Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

* Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Strategy

Courses held in: English and Spanish depending on the program

Length of Courses: 10 – 13 months depending on the program

Application Deadlines: IE operates on a rolling admissions process. As such, there is no explicit deadline for applications for a particular intake. However, given the limited number of places in the programme and the diverse student body, we recommend that you initiate the application process as far in advance as possible, roughly one year in advance of the desired programme intake.

International Exchanges: See website for more details

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Master in Management

The Master in Management at IE Business School is 10-month customizable program which provides recent graduates with the best education in business management. Composed of 2 periods of core business modules, and a third period of specialization that will deepen knowledge in a specific area according to interests and professional goals. It is available in both Spanish & English. More than just an academic program the MIM allows students to network, develop their business plan and enjoy living in one of Europe's most vibrant cities. Full-Time, 10 months, intakes February and September.

Quick Facts:

Language: English, Spanish or Both 

Format: Full-Time 

Intakes: February & September 

Length: 10 Months 

Avg Experience: 1 Year 

Location: Madrid

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Masters in Finance Programs

Our Masters in Finance programs take a detailed and disciplined look at the tools, techniques, theoretical know-how, and practical focus that make it possible to put these functions into practice. The experience is enhanced by additional studies and tools that assist decision-making in areas directly or indirectly affected by the financial manager's actions.

Masters in Finance

The Master in Finance is designed for students with a strong academic record and advanced quantitative skills who have recently completed their undergraduate studies, and young professionals with up to a maximum of 18-months full-time professional experience who wish to pursue careers as analysts in the finance and related industries; investment banks (corporate finance, equities, fixed income derivatives, etc.), financial boutiques, hedge funds, private equity, private banking, asset management, consulting, finance area of a corporation, as an entrepreneur with a financial angle. Above all, our students have a passion for the world of finance and a real desire to outperform in their professional career. The Master in Finance program equips participants with up-to-the-minute knowledge in key areas of finance such as leveraged buy-outs, credit derivatives, and mergers and acquisitions. The program plays a pivotal role in increasing candidate appeal in the recruitment processes for leading financial institutions. This program is 100% focused on finance in line with the demands of the financial recruiting market arena. In addition to finance courses we include workshops to develop soft skills such as presentation or negotiation skills, fundamental to have a successful career in finance. Students of the Master in Finance have an elective period, to specialize in the areas they later want to work in. Amongst the electives they can choose to prepare level I of the CFA charter, the most renowned qualification for finance professionals worldwide. IE is the first Spanish academic partner of both CFA Institute and CAIA Association, and our Master in Finance students can be eligible for scholarships to undertake those exams.

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Format: Full-time

Intake: Sep-Jul

Duration: 11 months

Language: English

Work Experience: 0 -2  years

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Masters in Advanced Finance

This program is designed for professionals with more than 2 years of relevant work experience in the finance sector or related fields who wish to accelerate or focus their career on the financial world and seek top positions in the finance industry at the associate level. The main purpose of the Master in Advanced Finance program is to equip participants with an education that will play a pivotal role in increasing candidate appeal in recruitment processes for Tier I financial institutions like investment banks, hedge funds, private banking, sovereign wealth funds, consulting firms and private equity firms. The program affords up-to-the-minute knowledge in the most innovative areas of finance such as securitization, swaps, commodities, equity derivatives, leveraged buy-outs, geopolitics, behavioral finance, value at risk, and Islamic finance.

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Format: Full-time

Intake: Apr–Jul of the following year

Duration: 14 months

Language: English

Work Experience: 2-7 years

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Global Master in Finance

The Global Master in Finance is part of a completely new generation of blended training, emerging as the most advanced concept in modern business education. It is the newest addition to IE´s portfolio of Finance programs. IE has been ranked No. 1 in the world in Online MBA programs for the third consecutive year by Financial Times. This achievement further consolidates the 2nd position worldwide attained by IE in the QS Distance Online MBA Ranking 2016. It is a fifteen-month program that combines face-to-face and online interactive distance learning periods. Learning via the IE virtual campus (with asynchronous online sessions and live interactive videos) and three residential periods, (two weeks in Madrid at the start of the program, one in London to kick start the second period and a final week in Madrid which ends with the Graduation Ceremony). Residential periods are used for face-to-face learning and development as well as to provide the opportunity to network with classmates, companies, and professors. The program´s innovative blended format allows continued learning and connection between classmates for the duration of the program. Participants are able to follow the program regardless of their geographic location, travel schedules, and work commitments. Our courses are taught by an exceptional faculty, who combines a highlighting professional career on finance with their academic profiles; what enables a practical and updated program.

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A program offered in blended format for executive professionals

Format: Blended

Intake: Oct-Dec

Duration: 15 months

Language: English

Work Experience: 5-20 years

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Master in Business Analytics and Big Data

FULL-TIME

IE’s Master in Business Analytics and Big Data is an innovative degree designed to train a new generation of data-driven and innovation-oriented professionals with all the necessary skills to pursue a successful career in Business Analytics and Big Data. We encourage you to read onwards in this brochure. If you are as excited as we are about the world of Business Analytics and Big Data, we invite you to have an informal chat with one of our Big Data career advisors (bigdata.advisor@ie.edu) or apply to join us for this amazing experience.

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LENGTH: 10 Months

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English

CAMPUS: Madrid

PROFILE: Recent graduates and professionals*

*Professional experience is reviewed on a case-by-case basis

START DATE: October

FORMAT: Full Time

PART-TIME

LENGTH: 17 months

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English

CAMPUS: Madrid + Dubai

PROFILE: Recent graduates and professionals*

*Professional experience is reviewed on a case-by-case basis

START DATE: January

FORMAT: Part-time combining online + face-to-face periods

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Master in Market Research & Consumer Behavior

Analyze and understand CONSUMERS to drive business. This one-year master will train you to understand the needs of consumers, how and why they make purchasing decisions, and how companies design products or services. You can become the consumer and market expert who drives product, marketing, strategy decisions. You will get in depth training and experience in consumer psychology, consumer research, and the business of marketing. You will also refine your professional and leadership skills to help you continue or start successful career.

Market research is one of the fastest growing job categories. Consumer experts can be found across sectors (For-Profit, Non-Profit, Governmental, Military), industries (consumer goods, high-tech, health, manufacturing, etc.), and types of organizations (startups, small and medium-sized companies, and large corporations).

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LENGTH: 10 Months

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English

CAMPUS: Madrid

PROFILE: Recent Bachelor graduates and Young Professionals with 2-6 years of professional experience*

*Professional experience is reviewed on a case-by-case basis

START DATE: October

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Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Strategy

The Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Strategy (EXMPLS) is a groundbreaking program designed for experienced executives interested in achieving outstanding business results via the proven, hands-on methods of positive leadership. By gaining a deep understanding of the hard science of positive psychology and human behavior, participants learn how to optimize overall strategy and business functions, architect new work processes, and design organizational structures to achieve optimal performance in themselves and the people they lead.

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LENGTH: 5 weeks on campus – over 1 year

LANGUAGE: English

CAMPUS: Madrid

PROFILE: Senior executives with 15 years of experience on average

START DATE: April

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Master in Corporate Communication

Communication + Management + Digital Strategies

The Master in Corporate Communication (MCC) offers a unique combination of Communication and Managerial skills. The program provides the latest skills in communication with a strategic, managerial and analytical approach. Once you complete the program, you can achieve managerial positions in branding, marketing communication, public relations, reputation management, advertising management, public affairs, stakeholder management, as well as internal and external communication.

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Intake: October

Language: English

Format: Full Time

Duration: 10 months

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Executive Master in Corporate Communication

Communication + Management + Digital Strategies

This part-time program trains top management professionals to strengthen and update their knowledge to manage reputation and communication with stakeholders in order to increase corporate value in today’s complex and digital world.

After completing the program, students will be able to pursue senior positions such as: Global Crisis Communication Director, Senior Marketing Communication Manager, New Media Strategist, Digital Marketing Manager, Brand Manager, Corporate Communication Officer, Head of Campaign Unit, Director of Corporate Affairs, Head of Public Relations and Media Relations, Head of Internal Relations and Social Media Manager. These positions may be undertaken in global corporations, advertising and media agencies, non-profit foundations, governmental parties, institutional communication agencies & consultancies.

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Intake: April

Language: English

Format: Online + Face to Face

Duration: 1 year

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Master in Visual and Digital Media

Creativity + Management

This program bridges the gap between creative practice and business management. You will be able to conceive, develop, execute, manage, and evaluate all kinds of creative visual and digital media projects from start to finish.

The Master in Visual and Digital Media prepares you to conceive, develop, execute, manage, and evaluate all kinds of creative visual and digital communication projects from start to finish. Students learn about the latest trends in visual and digital media and put them into practice by creating content in multiple formats including video, photography and design, as well as multimedia, digital and mixed media. Drawing on IE’s internationally recognized excellence in business education, the Master in Visual and Digital Media offers a unique mix of Creativity and Management.

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Intake: October

Language: English

Format: Full Time

Duration: 10 months

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Master in Cybersecurity

With this master degree you will gain practical expertise to launch or accelerate your career in cybersecurity. The Master in Cybersecurity is an innovative degree designed to train a new generation of information security and cyberintelligence professionals who have the technical, organizational, and business skills necessary for success in the new digital world.

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LENGTH: 10 Months

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English

CAMPUS: Madrid               

PROFILE: Recent graduates and professionals**Professional experience is reviewed on a case-by-case basis

START DATE: October

FORMAT: Full Time

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Master in Talent Development & Human Resources

The Master in Talent Development & Human Resources is a unique program combining Positive Psychology, Talent Development Management and Human Analytics & Technologies fully adapted into a strategic business context.

This program is built around the needs of today’s industry leaders and continuously updated based on their feedback. Discover how you can become an HR professional that makes an impact.

LENGTH: 10 Months

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English

CAMPUS: Madrid

PROFILE: Recent graduates and professionals**Professional experience is reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

START DATE: October

FORMAT: Full Time

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Master in international Relations

IE´s Master in International Relations prepares students to face any global challenge with a new, more sustainable vision of business and project management.

The curriculum gives students the education, training, and first-hand experience necessary to undertake successful international careers, with all of the courses given by distinguished professors of wide-ranging experience. This program provides students with a strong global affairs and business foundation, complemented by a week-long field work in Brussels, while also allowing them to pursue strategic diplomacy and comparative regional studies.

We train influential leaders to transform and truly make a difference in the public, private, and non-profit sector.

Quick Facts

•             Format: Full time program

•             Language: English

•             Intake: October

•             Duration: 10 months

•             Location: Madrid, Spain

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Master in Real Estate Development

The Master in Real Estate Development is a one-year advanced degree aimed understanding the breadth and depth of the development process. With a foundation in the economic, financial, strategic, and legal aspects of real estate development, this comprehensive course goes beyond traditional subjects and relates them to the broader context of the city It's a full-time 10 month program in English with intake in October.

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Master in Architectural Management and Design

The Master in Architectural Management and Design bridges the gap between advanced design and the management skills that are essential to succeed in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry today. The program is designed to cover the specific needs of professionals who already have a sound working knowledge of theoretical and applied principles, and now wish to acquire and apply business expertise in the field of AEC. The innovative and pioneering profile of this Master program lies in the combination of IE's top-ranked business expertise and the creative approach of the IE School of Architecture and Design. It's a blended program, in English, that mixes face-to-face periods with online education, throughout 13 months, with intakes in february.

Language: English 

Format: Blended 

Intake: February 

Length: 1 Year

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Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments

The Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments focuses on three types of space that are most important for our everyday lives and where the most dramatic changes are ocurring in terms of concepts, technology and cutting-edge innovation. Our students learn how to investigate design strategiesm technology, user needs and cproate objectives. The innovative and pioneering profile of this Master program lies in the combination of IE's Top-Ranked business expertise and the creative approach of the IE School of Architecture and Design. The program is taught in English through a blended format, that mixes face-to-face periods with online education, throughout 13 months, with intakes in february.

Language: English 

Format: Blended 

Intake: February 

Length: 1 Year

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Master in Global Corporate Compliance (LLM)

The LLM in Corporate Compliance Program focuses on the practical aspects of compliance in order to provide future practitioners the knowledge and tools required to succeed in the global marketplace across different industries (e.g. Financial Institutions, Extractive Industries, Pharma, Sports).

The Program is structured to be a perfect combination of compliance disciplines (Anti-Trust, Anti-Bribery & Fraud, Anti-Money Laundering, International Trade Compliance, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Environment) and business skills required in a corporate environment while applying the most sophisticated IT compliance solutions. Special attention is also given to Business Ethics and Social Corporate Responsibility as instrument to build the corporations reputation in the market.

Corporate Compliance + MBA Module

Full time

October

English

10 months

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Master in Global Taxation (LLM)

The LLM in Global Taxation is an outstanding opportunity for students worldwide to upgrade their knowledge and skills on international tax issues thanks to the study of the most updated trends and challenges of this global and new economy.

Throughout 10 months, the program will cover the guidelines of international taxation and details of the new tax strategies of multinational corporations as well as the most recent anti-avoidance principles (BEPS). The program is complemented with details of international tax structuring in different business sectors like digital economy, financial and investment world and product distribution.

Corporate Tax + MBA Module

October

Full time

English

10 months

Madrid

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Executive LLM (Northwestern University School of Law and IE Law School)

IE Law School and Northwestern University School of Law join forces to offer an Executive LLM program that prepares lawyers and professionals to practice in an environment that requires knowledge of the Anglo-American legal system and its application in transnational practice. In addition, participants complete business administration coursework necessary to understand fundamental business issues faced by their corporate clients.

Residential and online

8 months

September

Combines two face-to-face periods in Madrid and one in Chicago with two online periods of instruction

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LLM in International Business Law

Through a clinical focus on the practice of law in a business context, the LLM in International Business Law trains top lawyers with a global perspective, and enables them to add value in complex international transactions by providing the highest quality legal advice and services with an in-depth understanding of business issues and the highest standards of professional ethics.

Face-to-face

10 months*

October

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School Info

 

Name of the school: IE Business School and IE University

Campuses: Madrid, Spain

Ranking: Ranked #3 Business School in Europe by the Financial Times in 2014

Accreditation: AMBA, AQUIS, AACSB, APSIA, IALS

Number of Faculty: 500 international faculty

International Faculty: 47%

Graduates employed: 93%

Average Class Size: 30-40

Percentage of International Students: 90%

Admission

 

University degree : Bachelor Degree or equivalent (transcripts and diploma)

Tests required (for certain program): ieGAT (IE Global Admissions Test), GMAT, GRE or LSAT

Specific Languages tests: Language Certificate (English or Spanish) if you are a non native speaker of the language in which you are planning to study the programme

Languages fluency: High

References: A complete application for evaluation by the Admissions Committee, including all supporting documents.

Years of work experience : 0-10 years of work experience depending on programme.

Language Certificate (English or Spanish) if you are a non-native

speaker of the language in which you are planning to study the

program 1 page Curriculum Vitae

Two Letters of Recommendation

Photo and copy of passport)

Application Fee: 125 Euros

Scholarships availability: There are many scholarships available to students studying at IE as well as other financial aid options, for more information please consult IE's website. http://www.ie.edu/business-school/admission-financial-aid/financial-aid

 

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At IE, networking begins in the classroom, strengthens through participation in clubs and activities, and later continues to grow throughout life. Your network stays alive as long as you stay connected with those that share in this episode of your life story. Our alumni, now numbering over 48,000, hold management positions in over 100 countries worldwide in various sectors and continue to benefit from IE´s networking and lifelong learning opportunities. 

http://www.ie.edu/alumni/

 

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