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 (IAM 530)
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM520 Financial Derivatives
  • IAM522 Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • IAM524 Financial Economics
  • IAM698 Research Methods and Ethics
Semester III Semester IV
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM590 Graduate Seminar (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis

For students who take Scientific Preparation program (SP) having no background in  Mathematics, recommended curriculum is as follows: 

Semester I Semester II
  • MATH260 Linear Algebra
  • Elective Course  (IAM 521) (NI)
  • Elective Course  (IAM 530) (NI) 
  • IAM527 Advanced Calculus and Integration
  • IAM520 Financial Derivatives (NI)
  • IAM524 Financial Economics  (NI)
Semester III Semester IV
  • IAM541 Probability Theory
  • IAM590 Graduate Seminar (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM522 Stochastic Calculus for Finance
  • IAM698 Research Methods and Ethics
Semester V Semester VI
  • IAM500 MSc Thesis
  • IAM 500: MSc Thesis

  • NI: Not Included (During scientific preparation program, student should take program courses in NI status).
  • To pass scientific preparation programme successfully, the rules and regulations can be found from link.   
  • Please, visit the webpage for recommended elective courses.              


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