Master of Science in Finance

Master of Science in Finance

USA-accredited and recognized Masters degree in Finance 

The Master of Science in Finance (MSF) degree equips you with the knowledge and skills required in modern financial roles and sectors. The MSF is different from a traditional MBA because it focuses mainly on financial models, markets, investment, and analytical strategies.

Cambridge College Global, in partnership with Business School Netherlands, delivers this online masters degree with full international support and assistance to help you balance academic and work commitments. The programme combines the expertise of our 2 international schools to ensure that the outcomes delivered are on par with expected quality and academic standards.

Structure

The Master of Science in Finance degree is delivered via an online, virtual-class environment where you will interact with lecturers and other students via face-to-face video calls and the 24/7 online student portal facilitated by Cambridge College Global.

You will have full access to a full time academic tutor, plagiarism and spell-checking software, as well as full access to Microsoft Office applications.

Scholarships

Applicants from Africa and parts of the developing world may be eligible for a scholarship. Please enquire with us for more information. 

Accreditation

The MSF is fully recognized and accredited in the United States of America and is the 2nd most awarded masters degree in America after an MBA. This programme is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education 

Outcomes

  • Learn how to analyze financial data, market information and learn how to do professional investment analysis and manage large portfolios
  • Use financial concepts and analytical tools to make strong financial decisions in management finance and investments
  • Learn how to build effective financial plans and risk management strategies
  • Understand how to evaluate issues in financial ethics and support ethical business practices
  • Learn how to strategize and implement effective financial plans and investment policies to support shareholder value in the current global environment

 

Career Options

The MSF is perfect for those who work in or wish to work in the following fields:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial planner
  • CFO
  • Stock Trader
  • Investment advisor
  • Director of Finance
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Bond Trader and more

The programme is designed to be flexible but can be completed within 16 months of continuous enrolment.

Please see the table below for more information on the features, programme, admission, fees, and start dates

 

Features of the Master of Science in Finance (MSF)
  • 100 % online with full online support from Cambridge College Global
  • Pure finance focus and curriculum
  • 10 – 12 Modules
  • Project-based learning with real-world case studies
  • Easy to use student platform with full support
  • Accredited in the USA (Boston, Massachusetts) by NEASC (New England Association of School and Colleges)
  • Award-winning distance learning programme (USDLA – US Distance Learning Association)
  • Real world faculty and lecturers
Master of Science in Finance Programme Overview
MSF Programme Prerequisite Modules
Corporate Finance
Statistics
Foundational Modules
Strategic Leadership and Management
Managerial Accounting
Financial Markets
Core Modules
Investment Management
Global Currency Management
Insurance and Risk Management
International Finance
Managerial Finance
Financial Ethics and Compliance
Finance Capstone

* Exemptions may be given for prerequisite modules based on modules completed in undergraduate programmes if applicable
A grade of C (2.0) must be achieved in each prerequisite module

All applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

– Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college with a 2.70 GPA (if US-based) OR equivalent foreign accredited qualification
– 1 or 2 page motivational essay explaining how the MSF will aid you in your professional development and goals
– CV/Resume (if applicable)
– Access to internet and email
If English is not your first language, then you would need to demonstrate English capability through any of the following tests:

  • Duolingo English Test (DET): 47 or higher
  • Official TOEFL score: 79 internet-based (iBT); 213 computer-based (CBT), 550 paper-based (PBT)
  • Official IELTS score: 6.0 or higher

– Every applicant must have their official academic transcripts evaluated for equivalency to the US system. BSN recommends World Education Services

Duration

16 months

Fees:

Full programme fee is $30,350 USD

Students from Africa have a 75% scholarship available for this programme:

  • Once-off: $ 8000
  • 2 Terms: 2 x $ 4200
  • 4 Terms: 4 x $ 2200
  • Pre-requisite Modules (If required): $800 per module
Start Dates 2021/2022:

29 November 2021

04 April 2022

05 September 2022

Maximum of 20 students per intake group

Lisbe Hougaard

Lisbe Hougaard
Programme Advisor
E-mail: lvanwyk@bsn.eu

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