Master of Science in Finance

Brandeis University

Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
Master of Science in Finance
Duration16 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • The MSF program is 16 months in length and requires 45 credits
  • The MSF program requires 23 core credits, but students may exempt from select core courses by demonstrating competence in those areas
  • MSF students are encouraged to use these elective credits to complete one of five concentrations
  • MSF students who do not concentrate can choose their electives from a selection of advanced offerings in General Finance.
    • Corporate Finance & Valuation
    • Asset Management
    • Risk Management
    • FinTech
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4332878 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 Required:
    • Financial Management: Students should have completed an introductory course in finance that covers projected financial statements, the time value of money, capital budgeting, financial leverage, security valuation, risk/return, working capital management, and international finance. The course should also cover basic financial statistical analysis
    • Quantitative Methods: Students should have completed a course which emphasizes quantitative models and/or methods such as Statistics, Calculus, Econometrics, Data Analytics, Math Analysis, Real Analysis, Linear Algebra, Advanced Math or Math Modeling
ExamsTOEFL: 100


GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

PTE: 68

Additional info
  • The University accepts three-year degrees from India that are accredited by NAAC at an "A" level or higher
  • Alternatively, if WES considers the applicant's degree to be equivalent, then the university will consider the application eligible for admission

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 resume detailing educational and employment history is required
    • Candidates with little or no full-time work experience should include internships in the employment history section of the online application
  • 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 applicants have the option to submit their scores for consideration)
  • Proof of English language proficiency
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