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Why KAIST Finance Program

Why KAIST Finance ProgramWhy KAIST Finance Program
Categ. Master of Finance Engineering Finance MBA
Vison Finance engineering specialists Global finance leader
Application Eligibility Finance or related industry Entry
- Mid level
Finance or related industry Entry
- Mid level
Objective
  • To train finance engineering specialists who have analytical skill and global competitiveness.
  • Strengthened research ability
  • To train financial specialists who have global competitiveness in corporate finance, investment banking, asset management field
  • Strengthened application to practicing day-to-day operation 1. To train financial executives in the basis of finance knowledge and expertise
Period 2year Full-time 2year Full-time
Degree Mater of Science in Financial Engineering Master of Business Administration in Finance
Credit 54 54
  • Specialized curriculum
  • Global finance specialist training
  • Korea's largest in-school finance training facility and financial information database

Full-time Programs

Full-time ProgramsFull-time Programs
  Master of Finance Engineering Finance MBA
Objective To train finance engineering specialists with global competitiveness & research skills
  • To train finance human resources specialized in investment banking and asset management with global competitiveness
  • To train finance specialist to become experts on international financial market and improve on-site application skills through real case oriented lectures
  • To strengthen ability to analyze financial information by applying and utilizing financial database and programming
Specialty
  • Building expertise focused on solving on-site problem with latest technique as well as understanding global practice,
  • Raising analytical & research skills that can be applied to actual practices via thesis writing
  • Human resource training focused on Global finance specialist training in quantitative asset management, derivatives, risk management area
  • Various elective courses with an optional emphasis in a specific concentration for more advanced studies
  • Developing basic grounding as finance leaders through studies in ethics and social responsibility of finance, finance law, financial management and more.
  • Training for basic programming & various finance database utilization skills
Globalization
  • Mandatory global study program for 1 semester (1st semester in the 2nd year) with world class business schools - Schools offering courses focused on quant delivery
  • Lectures in Kor. for most courses and some course in Eng. for effectiveness of education
  • Eng. education through 2 Eng. courses as mandatory
  • Mandatory global study program for 1 semester (1st semester in the 2nd year) with world class business schools
  • Majority of the lectures offered in English (more than 80%)
  • English education through noncredit courses- English Business Writing and English Presentation as mandatories in the 1st year
Application Eligibility
  • Who has academic background with mathematics and statistics OR wishes to continue education on mathematics and econometrics to be finance/ quant specialist
  • Who is currently working in finance engineering field
  • Who wishes to get into finance engineering field
  • Applicants interested in having global competitiveness in investment banking, asset management field
  • Those interested in working in finance industry with in-depth knowledge of finance field and global competence.
Academic Period 2 years 2 years
Degree MS in Financial Engineering
(100% thesis graduation)
MBA in Finance (100% non-thesis graduation; Thesis graduation for KOICA Scholarship Program )
Credit requirement
  • Min. 54 credits
  • General mandatory: 3 credits
  • Major mandatory: 15 credits
  • Electives: 27 credits
  • Research: 9 credits
  • Min. 54 credits
  • General mandatory: 3 credits
  • Major mandatory: 12 credits
  • Electives: 37.5 credits
  • Research: 1.5 credits
Carrier Path After Graduation Quantitative asset management, derivative development, risk management, etc. IB, corporate finance, asset management, derivative sales, analyst, etc.
Admission Schedule During the month of October 2015 During the month of October 2015
Lectures Begin 2016. 2 (2016 spring semester) 2016. 2 (2016 spring semester)
Contact : Kang, Bokyung ( kbk1060@business.kaist.ac.kr )
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