Finance, M.Sc. | American University of Sharjah (AUS) | Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
18 months
26610 EUR/year
26610 EUR/year
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The Master of Science in Finance program from American University of Sharjah (AUS) prepares students with the analytical skills needed for a successful professional career in today’s global financial environment. 


Featuring a rigorous curriculum that provides cutting-edge training in finance, the program endows students with the necessary quantitative and theoretical expertise for analytical jobs in the finance sector. Because the curriculum covers the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) body of knowledge, it also encourages students to prepare for the CFA exams. Additionally, through the optional thesis track in the program, students considering future PhD studies will receive relevant research training.

The Finance program from American University of Sharjah (AUS) prepares graduates to:

  • meet the highest levels of proficiency in the functional or technical knowledge required for professional finance careers
  • address key issues in professional decision making through the application of critical analysis and integration of knowledge relevant to changing environments
  • be at the forefront of academic and professional research related to the practice of corporate finance and investment

Job placement

The outreach efforts of SBA are focused on building networks with companies that support AUS programs and provide job opportunities for our graduates. Requests from employers are passed along to students and graduates with the appropriate qualifications.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Financial Statements Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Applied Econometrics Methods 
  • Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Asset Valuation 
  • Pricing and Hedging of Financial Derivatives 
  • Financial Markets and Institutions 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS (applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained outside the UAE must submit an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division)
  • have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26610 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39915 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • National

    26610 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39915 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

AED 149,700

Living costs for Sharjah

3400 - 5200 AED /month
Living costs

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


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