Master of Science in Finance

Study Discipline: Business Administration
Study Programme Details
City:Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Country: United Arab Emirates
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


18 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey of financial expertise and strategic acumen with the Master of Science in Finance program. This program goes beyond conventional learning, delving into the intricate functions of finance to create and maximize value in commercial enterprises and societies. Participants are equipped with cutting-edge knowledge and techniques, fostering effectiveness, efficiency, and adherence to professional standards in financial endeavors. With a focus on strategic financial management, graduates are primed for success in the dynamic landscape of finance, making significant contributions to their organizations and communities.


Upon completing the Master of Science in Finance program, graduates emerge with a comprehensive skill set honed to excel in the realm of finance. They demonstrate advanced proficiency in modern portfolio theory, enabling them to make informed capital allocation decisions and evaluate the financial performance of diverse entities.

Understanding the intricacies of international financial markets, graduates navigate global economies with ease, recognizing external factors that influence market dynamics. Mastery of financial product pricing, valuation, and structuring, including Islamic Finance, equips graduates to address complex financial challenges with innovative solutions. With a focus on research, communication, and ethical leadership, graduates are poised to drive organizational success and contribute meaningfully to society.

Admission Requirements

  • Baccalaureate Degree: Earned in a relevant discipline from an accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education.
  • CGPA: Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (2.5 for conditional admission).
  • Proficiency in English Language: TOEFL, IELTS, or EmSAT English scores, or evidence of completing undergraduate education in English.
  • Work Experience: Requirements may vary; consult the program’s web page for details.
  • Pre-Program Courses: May be required to demonstrate competency in specific areas, not exceeding 12 credit hours.
  • Pre-Admission Interview: Submit a complete application online, meet all admission standards, and possibly attend an interview with program faculty.
  • FIN630 Corporate Finance
  • FIN631 International Finance and Banking
  • ACC632 Financial Statement Analysis and Business Ethical Standards
  • FIN633 Statistics and Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • FIN634 Fundamentals of Asset Valuation
  • FIN638 Islamic Finance Principles
  • FIN656 The Financial and Banking System
  • FIN657 Financial Institutions Management
  • ECN658 Monetary Policy
  • FIN659 Financial Markets
  • FIN690 Applied Research in Finance
  • Prescribed Elective Courses:
    • ACC610 Accounting
    • BUS668 International Law and Business Ethics
    • ECN666 Managerial Economics
    • HRM640 Human Resource Management
    • HRM663 Organizational Behaviour and Leadership
    • INS649 Enterprise Systems Management
    • MKT680 Marketing Management
    • MGT620 Capstone Seminar in Global Business Strategy
    • MGT660 Entrepreneurship
    • MGT664 Global Business Strategy
    • MGT669 Cross Cultural Management
    • OPR667 Operations Management

AED 2,667 Cost Per Credit Hour

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Science in Finance program have achieved notable success in various professional roles. One alumna serves as a financial analyst, leveraging her expertise to provide strategic insights to corporate decision-makers. Another graduate has excelled as an investment banker, facilitating complex financial transactions and fostering growth for clients. The program’s emphasis on research and critical thinking empowers graduates to adapt to evolving industry demands, ensuring they remain at the forefront of financial innovation.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit United Arab Emirates page for student visa and student life.