Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF)

Singapore Management University

Program Description

Master of Science in Applied Finance (MAF)

Singapore Management University

SMU MAF aims to enhance practitioners’ knowledge and skills in applied finance. It provides a strong foundation in the principles, practices and operations of international and domestic financial markets focusing on applying updated and relevant knowledge in real-world situations. The curriculum also prepares students to pursue the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

MAF graduates can expect to equip themselves with the “hard” critical analytical and problem-solving skills and the “soft” people and communication skills to advance their careers in the fund management, banking and finance industries.

Programme Length

12 months full-time, 18 months part-time.

MAF China

12 months full-time. For International students who are willing to spend 9 months in China and another year in Singapore.

Admission Requirements

  • A good University degree.
  • A good GMAT or GRE score.
  • Preferably with at least 2 years of work experience.
  • IELTS or TOEFL is required if the medium of instruction for your undergraduate studies was not in English.

The MAF programme is opened to all Singaporeans, Singapore Permanent Residents and foreigners. Foreigners who are interested to apply for the Part-Time track must hold a valid employment or dependent’s pass. A student visa will not be issued to international students taking the MAF Part-time track.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.

Fees

The total fees are as follows:

Application fee (non-refundable): S$50

Registration fee* (non-refundable):

  • S$5,400 (Singaporeans/Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • S$5,500 (Others)

Total tuition fee

  • S$38,000 (inclusive of GST), payable in three instalments:

First instalment payable by June - S$14,000

Second instalment payable by December - S$12,000

Third instalment payable by June (following year) - S$12,000

MAF China

The total fee is approximate as follows:

Registration fee* (non-refundable)

  • S$5,400 (Singaporeans/Singapore Permanent Residents)
  • S$5,500 (Others)

Total tuition fee: 9 months preparatory study in Xiamen, China: RMB80,000 (approximately S$16,000)

One year full-time study in Singapore:

S$38,000 (inclusive of GST), payable in three instalments:

  • First instalment payable by June - S$14,000
  • Second instalment payable by December - S$12,000
  • Third instalment payable by June (following year) - S$12,000

*(Non-refundable) Amount payable upon acceptance to the programme. $5,000 will contribute to the first payment of tuition fees. The registration fee includes matriculation, examination fees, orientation activities, library & computer account.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 25, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 - 18 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
41,512 SGD
inclusive of GST
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Locations
Singapore - Singapore
Start date : Aug. 2019
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