The Olin Business School MSF/Singapore Management University MAF programme is a dual-degree offering with one admission cycle per year. Our unique format enables you to earn both degrees in 14 months. You begin the programme at Olin with a five-module summer term. Fall and spring terms take place at SMU; each semester contains seven modules. The programme ends with a second summer term at Olin, composed of seven modules.

All modules are taught by senior faculty members and by industry experts who bring their real-world experience into the classroom. Programme subject matter includes structured products, hedge funds, and private equity.  

Programme Structure

Applicants to the Global Master of Finance Dual Degree (GMF) should have taken at least one course in financial accounting, one course in finance, one in microeconomics, one in statistics, and at least two courses in calculus.

Term 1
(July through August, Washington University, 6 Olin credits)

  • Derivative Securities (1.5 credit units)
  • Options & Futures (1.5 credit units)
  • Investment Theory (1.5 credit units)
  • Advanced Corporate Finance I (1.5 credit units)

Term 2
(August through November, SMU, 6 SMU credits)

  • Economic Analysis (1 credit unit)
  • Quantitative Methods and Statistics (1 credit unit)
  • Financial Modeling (1 credit unit)
  • Financial Statement Analysis 1 (1 credit unit)
  • Fixed Income & Derivative Analysis (1 credit unit)
  • Advanced Quantitative & Economic Analysis (1 credit unit)

Term 3
(January through May, SMU, 7 SMU credits)

  • Advanced Portfolio Management (1 credit unit)
  • Advanced Equity Analysis (1 credit unit)
  • Financial Statement Analysis 2 (1 credit unit)
  • Choose any 4 elective modules (4 credit units):
  • Structured Products
  • Hedge Fund Management
  • Bank Risk Management
  • Alternative Investments
  • FinTech Essentials

Term 4
(June through August, Washington University, 18 Olin credits)

  • Data Analysis for Investments (1.5 credit units)
  • Advanced Corporate Finance II (1.5 credit units)
  • Valuing Strategic Corporate Investments (1.5 credit units)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (1.5 credit units)
  • Electives (6 credit units)
  • Financial Markets–Regulation, DC Immersion (3 credits)
  • Financial Markets–Institutions, NYC Immersion (3 credits)
Admission Requirements
  • A good university degree 
  • A good GMAT or GRE score 
  • IELTS or TOEFL (required if the medium of instruction of your undergraduate studies was not English)
Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Singapore Management University
50 Stamford Road
Singapore 178899

Tel: +65-68280882