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IT in Business - Financial Services

Singapore Management University

Master
12 months
Duration
48000 USD/year
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About

The definitive Master of IT in Business (MITB) programme will give you an unparalleled edge with the knowledge of data, processes, technologies and management strategies. With two unique specialisation tracks to choose from, you will be poised to lead the industry in a time of transformation.

Overview

Singapore’s increasing stature as Asia’s banking and financial hub demands a new breed of business IT professionals for a rapidly growing Financial Services sector. SMU MITB (FS) is an intensive programme designed to groom world-class professionals adept in Technology, Operations, Processes and Service innovations strategies (TOPS) in the financial services sector. Its curriculum, with inputs from over 60 industry experts, provides in-depth knowledge of business methods and management concepts for the Technology and Operations group. MITB (FS) is aimed at T&O professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge to advance their career and for other professionals aspiring to embark on banking T&O careers.

Financial Services Track

Singapore's increasing stature as Asia's banking and financial hub demands a new breed of business IT professionals for a rapidly growing Financial Services sector. SMU MITB (FS) is an intensive programme designed to groom world-class professionals adept in process management, operations, technology solutions and innovation strategies. Its curriculum, with inputs from over 60 industry experts, provides in-depth knowledge of business methods and management concepts for the Technology and Operations group. MITB (FS) is aimed at T&O professionals wanting to enhance their knowledge to advance their career and for other professionals aspiring to embark on banking T&O careers.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Banking Products & Processes
  • Retail Banking Technology & Operations
  • Corporate Banking Technology & Operations
  • Financial Markets Technology & Operations
  • Trading Technology & Operations
  • Payment Technology & Operations
  • Assets Management Technology & Operations
  • Lifecycle Implementation of Banking Products
  • FS Operational Risk I: Foundation & Framework
  • FS Operational Risk II: Technology & Systems
  • Innovation Management
  • Spreadsheet Modeling for Technology & Operations Decisions
  • IT Project & Vendor Management
  • Global Sourcing of Technology & Processes
  • Financial Accounting for Financial Services
  • Financial Accounting for Service Sector Analytics
  • Management Accounting for T&O Managers
  • Strategy & Organisation
  • Finance for T&O Managers
  • HRM for Technology & Operations Managers
  • Capstone Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Bachelor's degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Engineering, Business, Accountancy, Economics, or Science
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or other relevant fields of study.
  • Preferably 2 or more years of IT and/or operations related work experience in Banking, or other segments of the financial services industry
  • IELTS/TOEFL score is required for applicants who have not received a degree from a programme taught in English
  • Admission interviews will be conducted for short-listed candidates
  • Professionals with strong IT and/or operations work experience in other industries are also encouraged to apply

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    48000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Application: S$100

Registration Fee

  • S$400 (Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents)
  • S$500 (Foreigners)

Tuition Fees: S$48,000 which is billed over 3 instalments

Funding

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