Program Overview

The Master of Science in Finance program at Koç University provides a thorough foundation in finance and enhances the applied financial analysis and research skills needed by finance professionals.

The program is non-thesis program with 6 core courses and 5 electives. It is designed to be completed in a 12-month period organized in 3 semesters. Classes are held on two evenings in weekdays (Monday and Wednesday) from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm throughout the year. Classes are held at the Koç University İstinye Campus.

Students are first introduced to the general framework of financial theories and concepts in Financial Statements & Reporting, Financial Econometrics, Corporate Finance and Investments. Knowledge and skills acquired in the initial courses allow for advanced discussions in Financial Markets and Institutions, Financial Derivatives, Change Management in Finance, Corporate Strategy and Risk Management and Advanced Corporate Finance. Finally, students apply their cumulative knowledge in case-oriented courses such as Bank Financial Management, Valuation and Corporate Restructuring or Portfolio Management.