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About

Drawing on the expertise of different schools, the Financial Economics (MSFE) from Singapore Management University is the first truly multidisciplinary programme at SMU that equips talented professionals with the most advanced tools of economic theory, financial econometrics and statistical computation to study the manifold problems faced by the financial industry.

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Overview

The complexities of the modern financial industry and its global linkages have multiplied rapidly over the last decade, producing many new challenges and opportunities. Finance executives of today are faced with the increasingly daunting task of fathoming the implications and impact of new economic policies, regulations and financial innovations.

Fortunately, a vast array of novel modelling, forecasting and surveillance methods has been developed in financial theory and econometrics to address these challenges.

Aims

The Financial Economics (MSFE) from Singapore Management University  aims to combine two central strengths of SMU – econometrics and finance – in a programme that meets the loud industry demand for professionals with the skills for deep analysis of increasingly complex financial problems in a new era of dynamic policy and regulation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations In Economics 
  • Econometrics Analysis 
  • Financial Econometrics 
  • Numerical Methods For Economics & Finance 
  • Empirical Finance 
  • Microeconomics Analysis 
  • Macroeconomics Analysis 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Econometrics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good Bachelor's degree
Economics, related fields (finance, business etc) or technical fields (statistics, mathematics, engineering etc)
  • Good score in GMAT/GRE/SMU Admission Test*
  • Good TOEFL or IELTS (required if your first degree was not taught in English)
  • Good reference letters (2)
  • Presonal statement
  • Include CV with your application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28444 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28444 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • S$39,590 *  (Non SMU alumni rate inclusive of Goods and Services Tax)
  • S$35,631* (SMU alumni rate inclusive of Goods and Services Tax)

Funding

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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