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IT in Business - Financial Services, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #500 (QS) ,
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.

About

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic 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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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

Living costs for Singapore

  • 1878 - 3880 SGD/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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