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Finance Dual Degree (Global), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 14 months
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Our programme offers you the best of both academic worlds:

  • Top-tier education from Olin Business School, a leading U.S. management institution.
  • World-class instruction from the Lee Kong Chian School of Business faculty.
  • Training targeted to your specific marketplace.
  • Access to both domestic and international professional networks.
  • Immersion courses in New York and Washington, DC that familiarize you with US financial markets, policymaking, and financial rules and regulations.

The programme admits one class per year in a condensed 14-month format. You will take classes in four segments: a summer session at Olin, two academic semesters at SMU, and a final summer session at Olin.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Options and Futures
  • Derivative Securities
  • Investment Theory
  • Advanced Corporate Finance I-Valuation
  • Economic Analysis
  • Financial Statement 1
  • Financial Statement 2
  • Quantitative Methods and Statistics
  • Advanced Quantitative & Economic Analysis
  • Advanced Equity Analysis
  • Fixed Income Analysis
  • Financial Statement Analysis 3
  • Financial Modelling
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital Investing
  • Structured Products
  • Hedge Funds Management
  • Bank Risk Management
  • Alternative Investments
  • Data Analysis for Investments
  • Advanced Corporate Finance II
  • Real Options Valuation
  • Risk Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Finance Electives
  • Financial Markets–Regulation, Washington, D.C. Immersion
  • Financial Markets–Institutions, New York City Immersion

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 14 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Applicants must hold the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree to be eligible for the program. (Note: Most international three-year degrees meet this requirement.)

  • Be sure your transcripts include all coursework taken and the grades received for each course, as well as any transcript instructions or descriptions provided by the institution. Tr
  • We require either a GMAT or GRE score report. We don't have a preference of one test over the other.
  • TOEFL or IELTS (Academic Format) – All international applicants (non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. permanent residents) whose native language is not English must take either the TOEFL or IELTS. Only scores from tests taken within two years of the program start will be accepted. 
  • This programme is taught in different countries. Which country are you interested in?

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      48600 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 48600 USD per year and a duration of 14 months.
    • National

      48600 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 48600 USD per year and a duration of 14 months.
    • Tuition for the WashU MS Finance, 2017-2018 academic year, is $48,600 (US dollars), to be paid in two installments.

    Living costs

    • Singapore, Singapore

      1878 - 3880 SGD/month
      Living Costs
    • Saint Louis, United States

      1015 - 1530 USD/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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