Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance

Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The program develops strong analytical and quantitative skills in the classroom and through hands-on learning experiences with business firms
  • It supports students’ personal development with an inclusive, multicultural environment and leads to many career options
  • The MA program is two years in length and requires 64 credits over four semesters
  • MA students are encouraged to use 16-20 of their elective credits to complete one of five concentrations:
    • Applied Economic Analysis
    • Data Analytics
    • Financial Economics
    • Marketing
    • Real Estate Finance
  • Graduates are hired by corporations, financial and economic organizations, consulting firms, governments, and startups
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees3998611 INR
Insurance256120 INR
Transportation183393 INR
Application Fee7324 INR
Orientation fee5493 INR
Student Activity fee8789 INR
Books & Supplies128170 INR
Personal Expenses301016 INR
Total890305 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. or international institution. Three-year degrees that are equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree will be considered for admission
  • Applicants must earn a minimum grade of “B” to meet the requirement, or have demonstrated sufficient knowledge in the area through the completion of related courses
  • These courses must be taken at an accredited three- or four-year, not-for-profit college or university. Each course must be at least 3 credits or the equivalent of a full semester course. Courses to satisfy prerequisites may alternately be taken online and students must be able to provide the verified grade in the course. Courses taken at other educational institutions will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis
  • Prerequisites:
    • Statistics: An introductory course in Statistics such as Statistics or Quantitative Methods
    • Two of the following: Principles of Economics, Macroeconomics, or Microeconomics
ExamsTOEFL: 100


GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

PTE: 68

Additional info

Documents Required:

  • Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended are required (including study abroad, post-graduate work, etc.). Degree audits will not be accepted in lieu of unofficial transcripts
  • Applicants whose transcripts are not in English must provide both original language and English-translated transcripts
  • One written essay - The written essay question is as follows:
    • what drove you to pursue a graduate program in finance? (500-750 words). Additionally, applicants must respond to short answer questions regarding their career goals. If necessary, you may provide additional information, not mentioned elsewhere in your application, that you would like the Admissions Committee to consider as part of your application
  • Video - Applicants must submit a brief video responding to two questions posed by the International Business School community, as well as a written response to a third question. The Video Essay is a great way for the admissions committee to learn a little bit more about you. You will be prompted to complete the Video Essay once you have submitted your application
  • A current résumé detailing educational and employment history is required
  • Two recommendations are required for the MSF program. One recommendation should come from a professional contact and one recommendation should come from an academic contact
  • GMAT or GRE scores (not required but students have the option to submit their scores for consideration)
  • Proof Of English Language proficiency
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