The MSc Finance Program is designed for people who have completed their undergraduate studies and who have no or limited prior work experience.

The mission of the MSc Finance Program is to educate graduates with an advanced knowledge in finance, to prepare them, through an understanding of the strategic impacts of financial decisions, for careers in banking, financial services or corporate finance with international companies at a managerial level.

Programme Structure

Course Modules

  • Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Asset Management
  • Corporate Finance and Investment Decisions
  • Derivatives
  • Digital Finance
  • Economics for Finance
  • Ethics, Professional Standards and Corporate Governance
  • International Financial Management
  • Management Control systems
  • Fundamentals of Excel and Statistics
  • Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Company Valuations
  • Specialization – Private Equity, LBO, Venture Capital and Financial Restructuring
  • Specialization – Financial Strategy and Advanced Valuation
  • Specialization – Project Finance
  • Specialization – Algorithmics for Financial Modelling
  • Final Management Project

Course Duration
Full Time: 24 Months

Admission Requirements
  • Bachelors level degree in any subject from a recognised university
  • A test of quantitative abilities is required.  You may submit one of the following:
    • GMAT – A minimum of 70% in the quantitative section is required
    • GRE – A minimum of 60% in the verbal reasoning section, 70% in the quantitative section, and 4.0 or above on the analytical writing section are required
    • CFA Level 1 exam with a pass grade
    • This test may be waived at the discretion of GEM Admission Board for candidates that exhibit previous academic excellence from a top ranked university or business school, especially in quantitative subjects

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement:

  • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas)
  • TOEF: IBT 94 (minimum of 22 in each band) or TOEF: CBT 240 or Paper version 587
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Minimum of 63
  • Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C
  • English native speaker/Degree obtained in English

Applicants whose first language is English or students who can show that they have already pursued a first degree program (or in the case of undergraduate applicants, their secondary education) in English will not be required to take any further tests

Applicants who have work experience of 2 years or more working in English in an English-speaking country will not be required to take any further tests.

Minimum Age:
21 years or above

Dates & Fees

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Contact Details

LSBF @ Springleaf Tower
3 Anson Road
Springleaf Tower
Singapore 079909

Tel: +65 6580 7700