Feb 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

Finance, with concentrations in Corporate Finance, Investments, and FinTech (M.Sc.)


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The MSc in Finance directly targets the expertise required in today’s global financial environment. This program gives a clear understanding of practical financial decision-making. Graduates work in investment and merchant banks, insurance and pension funds, and for governments and multinational companies.

Admission

All applicants must satisfy the university’s graduate admission requirements and obtain an acceptable score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). The Applicant must present a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or very good for non-GPA measured degrees. No previous working experience is needed.

Students who do not have the finance background may be asked to complete a set of courses to correct gaps in course background.

To obtain the MSc in Finance degree, students must complete 36 credit hours of which 24 credit hours of course work and 12 credits for thesis requirements.

The program will consist of 8 for-credit courses plus the thesis requirements designed to be completed in two full years.

MSc Concentrations (12 credits)


The student must complete all core courses before attempting to take any of the elective courses. The student specializes in one of three concentration fields which are Investments,Corporate Finance and FinTech. The student must take four courses (12 cr.) from his or her concentration field.
 

Thesis Requirements (12 credit hours)


​​​​​A student must take a research methodology course before starting the thesis.

FINC 590/5402 - Research Methodology (3 cr.)  

The thesis is not allowed to be submitted for examination until the student has made a presentation of a major part of it at a department seminar.

FINC 599/5401 - Thesis (9 cr.)  

 

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