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Master of Science in Finance - Asset Management

Master of Science in Finance - Asset Management

  • QS World University Rankings
    =455
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
Students must successfully complete an approved schedule of 22 credits in required core courses in Global Economic Environment, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Investments, and Fixed Income. Students must also complete 4 credits of practicum experience (Internship, Consulting Field Project or Directed Research). Students are then required to complete the remaining credits within one of the 4 concentration areas or complete the MSF without a concentration. The concentration areas are structured towards career outcomes in the following 4 fields: Asset Management, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, and Transfer Pricing. Asset Management Required Courses (4 credits): FIN 263a International Portfolio Management (4 credits) Group 28 credits minimum required: FIN 230a Trading and Exchanges (4 credits) FIN 237f Security Analysis (2 credits) FIN 242f Credit Risk Analysis (2 credits) FIN 252f Banking, Central Banking, and the International Finance System (2 credits) FIN 270a Options and Derivatives (4 credits) Group 34 credits maximum: FIN 231f Private Equity (2 credits) FIN 232a Mergers and Acquisitions (4 credits) FIN 236f Technical Analysis (2 credits) FIN 244f Credit Risk Analysis II (2 credits) FIN 264f Applied Institutional Portfolio Management (2 credits) FIN 271a Options and Derivatives II (4 credits) FIN 285a Computer Simulation and Risk (4 credits) Or any course in group 2 not used to satisfy that requirement Additional Finance or General Elective 2 credits maximum: FIN 297a Internship (in Asset Management) (2 credits) Or any FIN, BUS, or ECON course offered at IBS (including, but not limited to the courses listed above, if not used to fulfill another requirement)