SVKM’s NMIMS Deemed to be University, an educational institution with a legacy of 40 years, opens admissions for M.Sc. Finance, at the Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce (ASMSOC) in Mumbai. The two-year program is highly regarded for its academic rigor, research-based curriculum and innovative pedagogy. The program draws on the school’s strength, in terms of imparting high-quality finance-related education while also facilitating valuable industry exposure for students.
Applicants must be graduates in any stream from a recognised university and must have cleared their graduation in the first attempt with a minimum aggregate of 60%. They must have taken Mathematics or Statistics in Grade 12, or equivalent level, and during graduation. To apply, visit https://nmims.secure.force.com/ASMSOC_MSCF_Login. Selected candidates will be called for a written test, followed by a personal interview.
Speaking about the merits of the program, Dr. Ramesh Bhat, Vice Chancellor, SVKM’s NMIMS, said, “M.Sc. Finance is meant for students aspiring to top-level positions in leading financial institutions in India and abroad. Students with a background in mathematics can use qualification as a springboard for a highly rewarding career in this fast-paced industry. At NMIMS, our aim is to nurture independent thinkers with robust subject matter expertise, as well as a strong foundation in ethical and professional standards.”
Prof. Sangita Kher, I/C Dean, Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce, further added, “In the current financial environment, there is an urgent need for business leaders who understand the intricacies of the financial markets. As an institute with a close relationship with the industry, we offer students the opportunity to study finance while also developing a well-rounded industry perspective. Our research-based curriculum is designed to provide students with an in-depth grounding in core finance concepts, including capital markets, risk management and corporate finance.”
Anil Surendra Modi School of Commerce’s innovative pedagogy is based on case-based experiential learning aimed to develop problem-solving skills in real-world scenarios. Students have access to extensive live data for analysis through Bloomberg terminals that help them gain exposure to real-time trading. The contemporary curriculum is updated regularly in consultation with industry experts and leading academicians.
A degree in M.Sc. Finance opens up career opportunities in financial institutions like fintech, banks, NBFCs, credit rating agencies and insurance companies. Common career roles for finance majors include financial manager, financial analyst, investment and portfolio manager, personal finance advisor, investment banker, and financial consultant among others. It is also seen as a stepping stone for future CFOs.
For more information, please visit https://commerce.nmims.edu/academics/programs/msc-finance/