Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
People working in the finance related professions are increasingly faced with a world of great complexity. Such complexity has been growing over time due to the huge growth in capital markets as well as derivatives and currency markets. In the local front, the economy of Saudi Arabia and its financial markets have experienced an unprecedented growth in size and variety. Consequently, and because of the scarcity of specialized human resources in finance, the demand for high quality graduate program in finance has never been more intense. In accordance with the College of Business Administration’s (CBA) mission to fulfill the community and economy needs, the department of Finance at CBA offers the Master of Science in Finance (MSF). This program consists of a rigorous two years curriculum that prepares students to be leaders in the dynamic, fast-paced, and intellectually challenging word of finance. The program is designed mainly for finance professionals already holding a bachelor degree, who want additional focus in finance. However, the program can admit students from other professions and those who just finished their undergraduate studies. The program’s core courses focuses on the main concepts of finance and their applications in corporations, capital markets, investments, asset management, and risk management.
In addition to meeting King Saud University general requirements for admission to a graduate program, applicant must:
- Have a bachelor degree from an accredited institution.
- Pass the interview .
Obtaining an IELTS score of no less than (5.5) or its equivalent, provided that no more than two years have passed since the language test result.