Online Master in Auditing and Financial Management

26 JAN 2022
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Train yourself in the latest trends and procedures in auditing of accounts in order to become an expert auditor and develop your professional career in this sector. 

  • Financial Management
  • Auditing
  • Accounting
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Classes start
09 February, 2022
Program ends
14 June, 2023
ECTS credits
7950 €

Extraordinary call for grants until January 31st.  More information

The Online Master in Auditing and Financial Management at UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you a consolidated program with complete and up-to-date content, reviewed by the REA and the major auditing firms of the moment. You will acquire the knowledge and tools necessary to optimize the accounting and financial area of ​​any company.

You will delve into crucial aspects of the audit such as:

  • Risk management
  • Audit tests
  • Accounting and financial analysis of the financial statements of the companies
  • International Accounting Standards (IAS/IFRS)
  • Law subjects necessary to be able to exercise this profession correctly.

In addition, you will be recognized for the theoretical test of access to the Official Register of Account Auditors (ROAC), considered the gateway to the exercise of this profession.

In the online mode, if you want to recognize the theoretical ROAC test, you must take 3 exams in person throughout the course to evaluate the entire content.

Why choose this program


Obtain the ROAC theory test

Completing the master recognizes the theoretical access test to the ROAC (Official Register of Account Auditors), essential to start practicing this profession. Launch your new career plan now.


Learn from professionals in the sector

The Master has an academic management and a first-rate teaching team made up of managers and partners in the Big4 and by academics from the Department of Economics and Business at Pompeu Fabra University.


Rigorous and complete content

Reviewed by both the Registry of Auditing Economists (REA) and by the current large audit firms.


Undertake professional internships

You will have the opportunity to carry out your professional internships in top-level companies in the sector such as PWC, EY, KPMG, Mazars or Grant Thornton.


We adapt to you

We offer the same program, content, and academic qualification, in two different modalities, in-person and online, to adapt to your personal and professional situation.

Who is it for?

Aimed at both young graduates in the field of Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, and Finance or Management, as well as professionals in the sector who are interested in focusing their professional careers in the field of auditing.

Admission and enrolment


his is an official master and has the academic recognition of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Spain. The Quality Agency of the University System of Catalonia (AQU Catalunya) has institutionally accredited the UPF-BSM. This accreditation certifies all the official university master's degrees that we teach and recognizes the quality of our educational model in accordance with the criteria of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).



The Online Master in Auditing and Financial Management is structured into 6 subjects, made up of compulsory subjects that are developed consecutively throughout the course.

The master is completed with the undertaking of the Master's Final Project.

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Master's Final Project
Master's Final Project

With the Master's Final Project, students should integrate the various subjects of the program by applying the knowledge acquired to the world of business.

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Complementary activities

The master will recognize the theoretical test for accessing the Official Register of Accounts Auditors (ROAC) for you, considered the gateway to the exercise of this profession.

BSM Inside 

The master includes BSM Inside, a transversal and interdisciplinary module, common to all master's and postgraduate degrees at UPF Barcelona School of Management, which has been conceived to work on a set of key competencies for professional development in conjunction with the real needs of today's organizations. 

This module extends throughout the academic year and is made up of 3 areas of knowledge that constitute the identity traits of the UPF-BSM: Communication; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; and Planetary Well-being and Humanities 

All the subjects of the BSM Inside module are 100% online and have been designed as self-learning subjects: from the first day of the subject until the end of the term you will have all the teaching materials available on the eCampus and you can work with the material and the different activities that it contains at your own pace, according to your availability and in a self-organized way. 

Qualification obtained

Once students have completed the course they will obtain the Máster Universitario en Gestión Financiera y Auditoría de la Empresa official Master's Degree, issued by the Pompeu Fabra University.

Issuance of official Master's Degrees: The amount stipulated in the DOGC (Official Gazette of the Government of Catalonia) must be paid for the rights to issue the degree. This rate varies annually and the rate in force at the time of application for the degree will be applied


The teaching team brings a double approach to the program. On the one hand, academics from the prestigious Economy and Business Department of Pompeu Fabra University. On the other hand, managers and partners of the Big4, as well as recognized active professionals from leading companies, who provide their experience on how to apply knowledge to the daily reality of today's companies.

Academic directors

Jordi Perramon Costa

Vice Dean for Research
Associate Professor BSM


Llorenç Bagur Femenías

Dean of UPF Barcelona School of Management
Associate Professor BSM

Ramon Bastida Vialcanet

Vice Dean for Knowledge Transfer at UPF Barcelona School of Management
Associate Professor BSM

Josep Lluis Boned Torres

Senior Lecturer BSM

Xavier Brun Lozano

Senior Lecturer BSM

Oscar Elvira Benito

Senior Lecturer BSM

Carlos Gómez Ligüerre

Associate Professor UPF

Ana Belén Macho Pérez

Associate Professor UPF

Jordi Perramon Costa

Vice Dean for Research
Associate Professor BSM

Francisco Andrés Valle Muñoz

Associate Professor UPF


At the UPF Barcelona School of Management we are committed to a flexible and dynamic online model, the objective of which is to place you as a participant at the centre of the process and for you to be the owner of the development of your learning.

To facilitate your day-to-day management and the achievement of academic objectives, you will have 24/7 access to the virtual environment so that you can organize your study without schedules and at your own pace.

In this way, you will acquire knowledge, and instrumental and aptitude skills combining training with your work and personal life, making the most of the time you have for it.

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Interactive teaching materials

Various materials and formats will make your experience more motivating: videos, case studies, content maps, and downloadable resources. Designed and updated periodically by professionals and experts in the field, they provide you with the latest knowledge, skills, and tools to take your career to the next level.


Active and collaborative learning

Participation and discussion with your classmates and teachers are essential for the collaborative learning process. We will provide you with various tools such as the Discussion Forum, where you can propose new topics for debate, comment on and answer questions presented by the teacher or give feedback to interesting comments.


Streaming sessions with experts

We offer videoconference sessions with the expert teacher or special guests, so that you can ask questions, discuss your learning and connect in real time as if you were all in the same place. In order to be flexible with our courses, we record the sessions so that you can consult them later if you have not been able to connect.


Personalized support

You will have the support of the expert tutor, who will guide you through each didactic unit; the help of the co-ordinator and the program manager for the delivery of activities, qualifications, management of procedures, or access to services, and the guidance of the career advisor in the improvement of your personal brand and the search for professional opportunities.



Throughout the program, you will develop your Final Project and, for this, you will be assigned an expert mentor on the subject, who will be in charge of advising you and supervising its development until the presentation and final defence.


The learning process is characterized by its flexibility, since, in the virtual learning environment, the structure of the school calendar and the diversity of multimedia resources which are made available to the student allows them to acquire knowledge in a self-regulated manner.

The support of the teaching staff and interaction with classmates is carried out by making use of a wide variety of communication channels that facilitate proximity and didactic dialogue. 


Professional Future

The program is aimed at all those professionals who want to grow and develop in the auditing sector, whether they are young graduates starting their careers, or graduates who want to grow within this industry and face new professional challenges.

Student profile

You will share a virtual classroom with active professionals with a common background (Accounting and Finance, Economics, or Business Administration), from different national and international origins, who seek flexible quality training, which allows them to combine their work and personal life with academic experience.


Average age


Average number of years of professional experience

Career opportunities

We train you to direct your professional career towards the Auditing sector, both in the Big4 and in other recognized companies.

After completing the program, students can also move their professional career towards the accounting and finance department of any company or institution.

The master the possibility of carrying out extracurricular internships in companies in the sector, which will help promote entry into your future job.


  • Auditing: External or internal auditor.
  • Financial Management: Controlling Departments, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting or Financial Departments of National and International Companies.

Admission and enrolment

Our admission process consists of a rigorous evaluation of each application to preserve the quality of the group as well as the training, experience, and work capacity of all students.

Who can apply?

University graduates or higher graduates in the field of Economics, Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, or Business Management.

Students with Business degrees and graduates from other disciplines not related to Business Sciences must have at least three years of professional experience in the field of finance.

Those participants who do not have Spanish as one of their mother tongues or who did not have it as a teaching language in their training studies, must prove that they have at least a B2 level of Spanish (Common European Framework of Reference), as well as fluently take part in a personal interview with the academic director, if necessary.

How to apply?

To apply for admission to this program, students must read and accept the Terms and Conditions of Contract once they start the application for admission through its form.

Application for admission

Complete your application within the next admission rounds:

RoundApplication deadlineAdmission resolution

Applications for admission will be evaluated when you complete the following steps:

  • Complete the online admission form.
  • Pay the €120 admission fee. This amount will be returned if you are not admitted.
  • Send the following documents through the online platform e-registrar:
    • Presentation letter or video
    • CV
    • Scanned copy of university degree (if you are in the last year of your degree, you can provide your academic records)
    • Scanned copy of Transcript of Records. Make sure that it includes your GPA (Grade Point Average)
    • Scanned copy of ID Card or Passport
    • Passport-size photo (jpg format)

Additional documents may be requested in certain cases.
Applications are subject to the number of places available on the program.


  • The Admissions Committee will select the candidates on the basis of a personal or CV-based interview.
  • You will be notified of the admission decision in writing.


  • Resgistration must be paid within a 15 days after the admission.
  • Once the letter of acceptance to the program has been received, you will need to submit the following original documents before the course begins:
    • Stamped and/or authenticated photocopy of your university degree.
    • Stamped and/or authenticated photocopy of your transcript of records.
  • If you have a foreign degree, we will indicate you in the admission letter the specific instructions of the documents required
  • Paying the reservation fee (25% of the program's tuition fees) is essential in order to reserve your place
  • If you pay the tuition fees by bank transfer you will be required to introduce the program code. The program code for this course is 1543.
  • The remaining tuition fees must be paid 2 weeks before the start of the course.

Grants, scholarships and financing


The UPF Barcelona School of Management offers you different means of financing so that you can take any of our programs without worry. We offer you the opportunity to finance part of your program, either by rewarding your talent through scholarships, through grants from entities dedicated to promoting education or through collaboration agreements with financial entities.

Grants and discounts


Financing simulator

You can choose how to finance your studies by consulting our simulator and receive an answer in less than 24 hours.

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Collaborating entities

In addition, UPF Barcelona School of Management collaborates with various banks and financial entities which provide study loans on favorable terms. For more information you can contact any of the following links (in Spanish).

Note, however, that in order to benefit from these special conditions you must have a NIE if you are not a European Citizen. Therefore, UPF Barcelona School of Management strongly recommends international students to seek first for students loans at bank entities of their country of origin, or to search for funding opportunities through international entities.

The Agency for Management of University and Research Grants of Catalonia (AGAUR, in Spanish) also offers loans to university students with legal residence in Catalonia through the PREPOST program.

Application for admission
You are applying for admission to the program:
Online Master in Auditing and Financial Management
Modality: Distancia
Language: Spanish
Price: 7950
Admission fee: 120
We will deduct this amount from the total registration fee if your application is accepted. If your application is rejected, we will reimburse you.

Online Master in Auditing and Financial Management