Academic Requirements

Questions related to academics such as grading system, cumulative average point and modules are answered here.

The MSc in Finance programme offers a potential specialization in Investment Finance, which will be suitable for this purpose.

Our MSc in Finance is a 16-month intensive programme that includes a mandatory experiential learning module.

Please refer to the Programme Fees page for more information.

At this time, we are not offering the part-time programme.  Depending on market demand, we may consider introducing this in the future.  However, this is unlikely to happen in the near future.

No, you don’t need any work experience. The MSc in Finance is a pre-experience programme.

It will be a useful component to evaluate your potential for the Master’s programme.

Admission would require a good Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a four-year undergraduate programme. A good three-year degree with very strong academic results may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

There is no minimum undergraduate grade required to apply.  However, a GMAT score is highly recommended if your GPA/CAP is not strong. All applications will undergo a thorough process to evaluate potential and readiness for graduate study in Finance.  Performance in relevant course work will be evaluated during this process.

The MSc in Financial Engineering offered by RMI is a more mathematical programme that focuses on the quantitative aspects of finance. The MSc in Quantitative Finance offered by the Department of Mathematics focuses on the application of mathematics in finance.

The MSc in Finance programme will provide a broader coverage of finance and banking issues.  This will students to access a wider range of positions, both in the financial and corporate sectors.

Our MSc in Finance is a 16-month intensive programme that includes a mandatory experiential learning module.

The programme is divided into 4 components: a foundation semester, a core semester, an experiential learning module, and an electives semester.

All students will take the foundation and core modules:

  • Introduction to Finance
  • Financial Modelling
  • Accounting for Finance Professionals
  • Statistics and Data Analytics in Finance
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Foundation of Investments
  • Options and Fixed Income
  • International Finance and Economics

The experiential learning module can be an internship or an applied project. Subsequently, each student will choose five elective modules to complete the degree. Some of the modules that we may offer include:

  • Advanced Investment Strategies & Applied Investment Strategies
  • Technological Disruptions in Finance and Data Analytics
  • Banks and Non-Traditional Financial Intermediaries
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Value Investing
  • Analytical Portfolio Management
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity

(Please note that this list of courses is subject to changes.)


A GMAT/GRE score is not mandatory but a good GMAT/GRE score will strengthen your application. Generally, a score of 700 out of 800 for the GMAT, or the GMAT equivalent in GRE is expected. If you wish to be considered for a study award, a GMAT/GRE score needs to be submitted.