All about this master, MSc in Finance Waseda Business School
Japan - Far East Asia
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Waseda Business School
MSc in Finance

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Program overview

This program does not require professional work experience at the time of admission. Students will systematically receive fundamental education to acquire the knowledge and skills required to work as financial professionals in the future. WBS faculty members are a dedicated team of excellent researchers and business professionals in the field. Faculty members provide high-quality classes full of practical knowledge and skills. The well-balanced curriculum enables students to learn comprehensively, obtaining a wide range of knowledge in economics, accounting, and other relevant areas. All academic work is conducted in English in a global setting with students from across the globe.

Curriculum (courses, subject modules)

Waseda Business School has designed a flexible curriculum that provides students with a solid foundation in business fundamentals while allowing them the freedom to pursue courses that align with their career strategies.

The core curriculum currently consists of the two categories:

Compulsory Core Course

The Compulsory Core Course consists of seven courses, all of which are required.

    Mathematics for Finance
    Microeconomics
    Equity Investments
    Fixed Income Investments
    Statistics
    Financial Econometrics
    Corporate Finance

Compulsory Elective Core Course

The Compulsory Elective Core Course consists of thirteen courses. Students must take at least eight courses.

    Derivatives Modeling
    Applied Time Series Econometrics
    Advanced Microeconomics
    Comparing Financial Systems
    Market Microstructure
    Corporate Governance
    Real Estate Finance
    Mathematical Finance
    Management of Financial Institutions
    Venture Capital Financing
    US & European Financial Systems and Institutions
    Asset Allocation
    Applied Microeconometrics
    Asset Pricing
    Risk Management
    Derivatives, Structure Products and Insurance

*All of these are two-credit courses.
**A course summary can be seen from each link.

Students must fulfill the following requirements in order to earn a degree of Master of Science in Finance from Waseda University.

  •     Be enrolled in the MSc in Finance Program (full-time) for two years
  •     Complete and obtain 50 (or more) credits
  •     Complete the Degree Thesis and pass the evaluation screening
  •     Pass the final examination (oral defense)

Web Syllabus Search

Course syllabi can be found on the web syllabus search system.

    Web Syllabus Search

Admission conditions

Required diploma(s) :

  • Bachelor

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