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Finance MicroMaster Program

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15 months
1620 USD/year
1620 USD/year
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Finance MicroMaster Program in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MITx. Accelerate your finance career. Fast-track your master’s degree in finance.

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The Finance MicroMaster Program from edX in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MITx offers recent graduates, early to mid-stage professionals, and other individuals interested in pursuing a career in finance, an opportunity to advance in the finance field or fast-track an MIT Sloan Master of Finance through a rigorous, comprehensive online curriculum, delivered by the world-renowned MIT Sloan School of Management.

What you will learn

  • Comprehend the foundations of modern finance.
  • Understand the basics of corporate finance, capital budgeting, real and financial options, capital structure, yield curve analysis, and corporate risk management.
  • Apply financial decision making, the theory of efficient markets, valuation theory, financial securities, risk analysis, portfolio theory, derivatives pricing, hedging strategies based on duration and convexity, and asset pricing models.
  • Identify the basic structure of financial reports and the process of recording transactions. Understand how investors, creditors, and other users analyze financial statements to assess corporate performance.
  • Perform applied computational techniques in R and apply advanced mathematical topics in financial engineering and quantitative finance using linear algebra, optimization, probability, stochastic processes, and statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Modern Finance I
  • Foundations of Modern Finance II
  • Financial Accounting
  • Mathematical Methods for Quantitative Finance
  • Derivatives Markets: Advanced Modeling and Strategies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 15 months
    • 10 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




42 alternative credits


  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2025 USD for the full programme during 15 months.
  • National

    1620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2025 USD for the full programme during 15 months.


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