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Financial Analysis, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (WUR) Philadelphia, PA, United States
With the Master of Science in Financial Analysis from Temple University’s Fox School of Business, you will use project-based applications of today’s best financial theory and technology practices, including data science for finance, to build a skill set that has value in the workplace.

Overview

Make strides toward achieving certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) during your program studies. Connect with senior leaders and industry experts through a distinguished guest speaker series as well as visits to Greater Philadelphia region and Wall Street firms.

The programme

The Master of Science in Financial Analysis at Temple University prepares you for career roles in corporate finance, investments, and global banking and markets. Deepen your understanding of industry trends, develop global market insights and hone relevant skills including

  • asset valuation,
  • investment management,
  • corporate value management,
  • leveraged buyout and merger and acquisition transaction analysis,
  • risk measurement, and
  • data-driven decision-making.

Endowing students with broad financial knowledge, the Financial Analysis MS raises the benchmark for programs supporting the Chartered Financial Analyst designation with interdisciplinary studies in:

  • behavioral finance,
  • corporate finance,
  • data science for finance,
  • financial modeling,
  • global markets,
  • investment management and
  • quantitative methods.

Through one-on-one advising and career coaching, dedicated professional development seminars and access to resources through the Center for Student Professional Development, you will craft a unique professional future, tailored specifically to your long-term career goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Derivative Markets
  • Fixed Income
  • Financial Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 months
    • Duration description

      Full-time students are able to complete the degree program in 10 or 22 months, while part-time students taking 8 or fewer credits per term are able to complete the program in 2 years.

    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • GRE/GMAT: Required. The recommended GMAT score is a minimum of 600.

    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.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Average score: 600

    The average GMAT score from last intake (fall 2016) was 600.

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE)
  • Complete online application
  • Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 10 months.
  • In-State

    1114 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1114 USD per credit and a duration of 10 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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