About M.Sc. in Applied Finance

The M.Sc. in Applied Finance program provides learners with comprehensive knowledge of financial principles and operations. The curriculum positions finance executives for a 360-degree growth and enables them to take-up challenging roles in their preferred domain. Moreover, the flexible online examination system and carefully planned program structure allow for a healthy work, life and study balance.

CFA Level Courses

Work-Life-Study Balance

Mix of renowned practitioner faculty and academicians

NAAC Accredited

The 2-year program is exclusively curated to prepare students for varied career roles, such as:

Relationship
Manager

Research
Analyst

Consultant

Corporate
Financial Analyst

Financial
Advisor

Portfolio
Manager

Risk
Manager

Key Program
Outcomes

Innovative Problem Solving

Find innovative solutions to unstructured problems of investment management and execute solutions effectively.

Strategic Thinking

Think strategically by applying learnt knowledge in various key domains of investment management.

Fluent Financial Strategies

Acquire the fluency to prepare financial strategies in relation to business plans.

Holistic Financial Perspective

Gain a holistic perspective toward addressing global investment necessities and portfolio management skills.

Acquisition & Investment Skills

Procure acquisition and investment skills in relation to finance of any corporate.

Mastering Financial Duties

Learn to discharge financial reporting duties such as preparing financial statements, balance sheets, cash flow reports, budgets, budget-to-actuals and financial projections.

Comprehensive Financial Knowledge

Obtain working knowledge with regard to various contemporary topics like fixed income, derivatives, alternative investment, quantitative methods for valuation, and fundamental financial analysis.

Competence & Associated Skills

Attain necessary competence and associated skills which are instrumental in addressing advanced investment management & analysis expected for unmatched career goals.

Program Benefits

  • Possess extensive knowledge regarding varied financial topics

  • Effectively develop financial strategies across all business realms

  • Recognise and address the necessities of global investment

  • Get the added advantage of securing an M.Sc from SVKM'S NMIMS

  • Helps you prepare for a career as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

  • Attain associated skills required for advanced finance management

Program Benefits

Possess extensive knowledge regarding varied financial topics

Effectively develop financial strategies across all business realms

Recognise and address the necessities of global investment

Get the added advantage of securing an M.Sc from SVKM'S NMIMS

Helps you prepare for a career as Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Attain associated skills required for advanced finance management

Program Structure

Four Semesters, 6 Months Each

SEMESTER I

5 Core Modules

Basics of Financial Management

  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Basics of Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods - Basic Concepts and Applications
  • Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance

SEMESTER II

5 Core Modules

Basics of Investment Management

  • Equity Analysis and Evaluation
  • Advanced Economics
  • Basics of Fixed Income Securities
  • Basics of Derivatives
  • Introduction of Alternative Investments

SEMESTER III

5 Core Modules

Advanced Financial Management

  • Ethical and Professional Standards - Applications
  • Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods of Valuation
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

SEMESTER IV

5 Core Modules

Advanced Investment Management

  • Advanced Equity Analysis
  • Economics for Valuation
  • Advanced Fixed Income Securities
  • Derivatives - Valuation and Strategies
  • Alternative Investments - II
  • Ethical and Professional Standards
  • Basics of Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods - Basic Concepts and Applications
  • Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Equity Analysis and Evaluation
  • Advanced Economics
  • Basics of Fixed Income Securities
  • Basics of Derivatives
  • Introduction of Alternative Investments
  • Ethical and Professional Standards - Applications
  • Advanced Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods of Valuation
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Equity Analysis
  • Economics for Valuation
  • Advanced Fixed Income Securities
  • Derivatives - Valuation and Strategies
  • Alternative Investments - II

Continuous Learning and Assessment – 30 marks Practical Assignments and 70 marks at the End of each Semester.

Faculty

 

Prof. Amit Parakh

ACA, CS, CFA, FRM, PGDM(IIM Ahmedabad)

 

Prof. Purva Shah

PhD, Chartered Accountant

 

Prof. Arun Thukral

M. Com, LLB, CAIIB, CFP, MBA(Finance) Delhi University

 

Prof. Nilanjan Das

MBA-Finance (IIM Bangalore), B.TECH-Electronics (IIT Kharagpur), CFA, FRM.

 

Prof. Pankaj Vajpayee

MBA (Finance) - University of Delhi, B.Tech - IIT Delhi

 

Prof. Ajay Jamuar

CA; ICWA; MBA (Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas)

 

Prof. Abhishek Mani

MBA (Finance)IIT Bombay, B-Tech (Mechanical Engg) IIT Kharagpur

 

Ritu Tripathi

MBA (Finance, Banking & Insurance)

 

Dr Ritu Srivastava

PhD, Department of Business Administration, University of Lucknow, MIBM [Masters in International Business Management

 

Prof. Zoheb Wakani

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies), CFP (Certified Financial Planner)

 

Dr Dimple Pandey

Ph. D. (Business Management), MBA (Finance, ICFAI Hyderabad)

Admission

Duration of the Program:

2 Years

   ( 4 Semesters )
Eligibility Criteria
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field from any renowned university, or an equivalent degree (10+2+3) recognised by the Association of India Universities (AIU)
  • Minimum 50% marks at Graduation level

OR

  • If less than 50% marks at Graduation Level, with work experience of minimum 2 years

NMIMS Global Access Forte

1,25,000+

Active Students

22,500+

Alumni

600+

Cities across India

About NMIMS Global Access

From being the country's premiere distance-learning establishment of the 20th century to crafting a 21st century-ready connected education platform, our journey has been dynamic and gratifying. Thousands of students have graduated from NGA-SCE and are now fulfilling their hopes and dreams.

NMIMS Edge

Accredited by NAAC with Grade A+

Access to E-databases & E-journals

Work-Life-Study Balance

Flexible courses and exam timings

Our faculty is highly renowned in the financial sector

Partnered with various multinational corporations and start-ups

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