In addition to at least 21 credit units of course work, seminar, and research methods and ethic units, the MSc degree candidate must prepare and successfully defend a MSc thesis. Expected duration to complete the MSc with Thesis Program is 4 semesters; the maximum duration is 6 semesters. However, students should complete course work including non-credit courses in 4 semesters. Advisor appointment has to be made at the 2nd semester. Recommended curriculum is as follows:

Semester I Semester II
  • IAM541 Probability Theory
  • Elective Course (IAM 521)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis (Advisor Appointment)
  • IAM520 Financial Derivatives
  • IAM522 Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • IAM524 Financial Economics
Semester III Semester IV
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM590 Graduate Seminar (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM698 Research Methods and Ethics

For students who are required to take Scientific Preparation program (SP), the recommended curriculum is as follows: 

Scientific Preparation I Scientific Preparation II

Mathematics Graduates

  • IAM530 Elements of Probability and Statistics

Social Science Graduates

  • IAM530 Elements of Probability and Statistics

Economics and Other Department Graduates

  • IAM591 Programming Techniques in Applied Mathematics I

  • Elective Course (IAM 521) (NI*)
  • Elective Course (NI*)

Mathematics Graduates

  • The scientific preparation program is only one semester. The students can start their semester here.

Social Science Graduates

  • IAM527 Advanced Calculus and Integration

Economics and Other Department Graduates

  • IAM527 Advanced Calculus and Integration

  • IAM520 Financial Derivatives (NI*)
  • IAM524 Financial Economics (NI*)
Semester Semester
  • IAM541 Probability Theory
  • IAM590 Graduate Seminar (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis (Advisor Appointment)
  • IAM522 Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • IAM698 Research Methods and Ethics
Semester Semester
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM 500: MSc Thesis

  • NI*: Students may take these courses during scientific preparation program in Not Included status.
  • To pass scientific preparation programme successfully students should get at least CB grade in all SP courses. To see more details of the rules and regulations follow this link.   
  • Please, visit the webpage for recommended elective courses.


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20/09/2022 - 17:21