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Financial Instruments and Markets, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

This specialization in Financial Instruments and Markets from New York University focuses on understanding the markets in which various financial instruments are traded and the factors that influence the return and risk characteristics of financial instruments, both individually and in portfolios. 

The specialization may be suitable for students pursuing careers in the securities industry or the broad area of investment management. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications of Portfolio Analysis
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Debt Instruments and Markets
  • Equity Markets: Trading and Structure
  • Futures and Options
  • Investment Strategies
  • Trading Strategies and Systems
  • Volatility

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    74184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 74184 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    74184 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 74184 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Awards range from partial tuition to full tuition and fees. All applicants (domestic and international) are considered for merit-based scholarships. No additional materials are required to be considered. Scholarship decisions are made at the time of admission and are included in your official mailed admission letter. All scholarship decisions are final.

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