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How is life outside of classes like for students studying M.Sc in Applied Finance in Singapore Management University (SMU)?


SMU has a lot of other resources e.g. different clubs and societies, free gym and swimming pool access which are included in the school fees. There are also mailers for different activities, talks, forums etc. which you can participate in. Due to... Read more

How can I score an A for modules in the M.Sc in Applied Finance programme in Singapore Management University (SMU)?


As long as you pay attention in classes and understand the outline of the classes and practice the practice questions, you can basically get an A grade. The exam questions are all generally straightforward, many of which are content/knowledge... Read more

How much are final exams weighed in the final grade in Singapore Management University (SMU)'s M.Sc in Applied Finance programme?


Finals usually weigh above 50% and you will have about 1 week of revision time before the exam.

What is the content included for projects/presentations in M.Sc in Applied Finance in Singapore Management University (SMU)?


Content includes valuation, research, case studies etc. In a semester, about 2-3 modules require presentations. For the first semester, groups are assigned randomly but subsequently, you will be able to choose your own team mates.

What is the curriculum like for Singapore Management University (SMU)'s M.Sc in Applied Finance program?


Most teachers at SMU have an impressive resume, e.g. top 10 in the world, teachers who graduated from ivy league schools etc. Regardless of their academic achievements, they all teach pretty well. Although some speak weird Singlish, you get used to... Read more

Do I need to go for language classes before starting school in Singapore Management University (SMU)'s M.Sc in Applied Finance program?


In August, classes will officially start, and there will be 4-5 modules per semester (1.5-2 months per semester). Content wise, it is almost the same as the CFA exam requirement - FSA, Equity, Portfolio, Economics, Quant etc. For the second... Read more