Overview

M.A. in Economics and Finance (EconFin) is designed to equip students with empirical and practical applications of economics and finance. It combines a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, as well as the quantitative methods and theory needed for the analysis of financial markets.

Students admitted to the program will be able to benefit not only from engagement with our academic faculty but also from industry practitioners. There are specific courses directly given by prominent industry professionals. Moreover, students will benefit from a range of specialist modules offered by the Graduate School of Business as well.

The thesis track provides a solid background for the students who also plan to pursue a career in academia.

Thesis Track offers a specific program combining advanced analysis in Economics and Finance. It includes 7 courses in total and a master thesis. Normally students are expected to complete this program within two years but are required to complete it at most three years.

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Economics and Finance

MA in Economics and Finance (EconFin) is designed to equip students with empirical and practical applications of economics and finance. It combines a solid training in microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, as well as the quantitative methods and theory needed for the analysis of financial markets.

Students admitted to the program will be able to benefit not only from engagement with our academic faculty but also from industry practitioners. There are specific courses directly given by prominent industry professionals. Moreover, students will benefit from a range of specialist modules offered by the Graduate School of Business as well.

We offer two options in our EconFin program. The Thesis track provides a solid background for the students who also plan to pursue a career in academia. The Non-thesis track is particularly suited for those who would like to develop strong analytical and problem-solving skills and use them in the financial services industry as professionals.

Prof. Lokman Gündüz

Graduate School of Business

Program Content

Compulsory Courses

  • Microeconomics
  • Theory of Finance
  • Macroeconomics and International Trade
  • Research Methods for Economics and Finance
  • Seminar
  • Thesis​

Elective Courses

  • Econometrics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets
  • Decision Models for Economics and Finance
  • Financial Intermediaries
  • International Financial Markets
  • Industrial Organization for Financial Markets
  • Competition Policy and Regulation of Financial Markets
  • Valuation and Securities Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Risk Analysis and Management
  • Derivatives
  • Asset and Liability Management
  • Monetary Policy and Central Banking
  • Strategic Management
  • Corporate Control and Governance
  • Directed Readings on Economics and Financial Markets ​

Entry Qualification

Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

The following documents are required for the applications: Transcript, Statement of Purpose, detailed CV, references (at least two), Language scores (TOEFL IBT (at least 79), etc.)

Min GPA: 2,00/4,00 or 60/100

The following documents are required for the applications: Transcript, Statement of Purpose, detailed CV, references (at least two), Language scores such as (TOEFL IBT at least 79 out of 120)

Min GPA: 2,00/4,00 or 60/100

If your bachelor degree was conducted in English, you will be exempted from the English proficiency requirement.

Language Requirements

English

Admitted students need to take Istanbul Sehir University’s English proficiency exam upon arrival to the University. If students submit a minimum TOEFL-IBT score of 79, they will be exempted from the English exam requirement. Min GPA: 2,00/4,00 or 53/100

Other Requirements

A motivation letter must be added to your application.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 5, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 16, 2019
Duration
6 semesters
Full-time
Price
4,000 USD
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Start Date
Sep 16, 2019
End Date
July 2022
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Sep 16, 2019

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