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Applied Finance

Singapore Management University

12 months
33083 USD/year
33083 USD/year
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To succeed in today’s challenging environment, sound specialist knowledge must be supplemented by the ability to think long-term and take a broad view. The broad-based Applied Finance programme from Singapore Management University helps you gain in-depth knowledge and strong competence, ensuring you develop into a dynamic finance professional with a strategic perspective. How do we achieve this?

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At SMU, you learn from experts – a team of well-qualified and experienced faculty and industry professionals with a passion for finance and who are willing to share their knowledge with students. You will also benefit from the expertise and experience of our teaching faculty who not only share insights from their own careers but also use a wide array of case studies to deliver important concepts.


Postgraduate student life is not just about studies. Through the Applied Finance programme from Singapore Management University , you will acquire the ability to enhance your career opportunities as the relevant knowledge and core skill set you develop in the programme will provide you with a competitive advantage within the financial sector. Additionally, you will make friends, establish good networks, and enrich your personal life.

In addition to ranking 4th in Asia, our MAF recently emerged as the most popular Masters in Finance programmes amongst finance professionals in Singapore!

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fixed-Income & Derivatives Analysis
  • Equity Analysis & Portfolio Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Quantitative and Economic Analysis
  • Financial Sustainability & Alternative Investments
  • Structured Products
  • Hedge Funds

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 20 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current Resume 
  • One Personal Statement
  • Copy of NRIC / FIN / Passport 
  • Two Referee Reports 
  • Official GMAT/GRE Scores & Report (if available) - See below for more information.
  • Applicants may take the SMU Admissions Test in place of a GMAT or GRE. Download this factsheet to learn more about the SMU Admissions Test.
  • Official IELTS/TOEFL Score 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33083 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    33083 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33083 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

S$43,870 (incl. GST)

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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