M.Sc. On Campus

Financial Economics

Cankaya University

12 months
3600 USD/year
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The goal of the MSc. Program in Financial Economics at Cankaya University is to provide students with a strong foundation in Economics and Finance, and develop their analytical skills needed to deal with the economic and financial problems that are encountered in modern economies. 


Program aims to meet the demand for such expertise from managers of companies, financial institutions, and financial regulators.

Key Features 

  • The medium of instruction in the MSc Program in Financial Economics from Cankaya University is English. The program has both non-thesis and thesis tracks. 
  • Those who are in non-thesis track must take six compulsory and four elective courses, and do a term project to able to graduate. 
  • In thesis track, students are required to take four compulsory courses and three elective courses, complete a seminar course, and write a Master’s thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Statistics and Econometrics
  • Fundamentals of Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field from an institution in Turkey or its equivalent from a foreign academic institution.
  • Test scores for thesis-track: ALES: 55 (Combined) or GRE (Quantitative): 610 or GMAT (Total): 450 (For non-thesis track, no such score is required)
  • English language proficiency:
  • Either a Çankaya University English Proficiency Test score (at least a score of 55 for the thesis-track and 50 for the non-thesis track)
  • Or at least a score of 50 from YDS  or an equivalent score from one of English Exams recognized by Higher Education Board (YOK)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1800 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • national 2.400 TL - 3 credits

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /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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