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QU College of Business and Economics launches master’s degree in finance | Qatar University

QU College of Business and Economics launches master’s degree in finance

2020-01-27 00:00:00.0

The College of Business and Economics at Qatar University (QU) launches a master’s degree program in finance, which will officially start in Fall 2020. The program aims to provide competencies with the latest knowledge in the field of finance and to graduate distinguished specialists and researchers that can contribute effectively in the field.

The program offers two tracks, the first focuses on research and includes a dissertation at the conclusion of the course work. The second track focuses largely on practical skillsets and includes an applied research project to complete the graduation requirements.

The program is comprised of 36 credit hours, in the English language, with an expected duration of two-years. All prospective applicants must meet the QU master degree requirements and the following requirements:

1. Obtain a bachelor degree (or higher) with an average cumulative GPA of 2.8 out of 4.0, or its equivalent from a higher education institute accredited by the International Accreditation Society or the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, or its equivalent in the country where the diploma was acquired.
2. Applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency as part of the admissions process by meeting one of the following conditions:
a. Having previously attained a diploma in a higher education institute, where the language of instruction was English.
b. Obtaining a minimum TOEFL score of 520 (paper test) or 190 (computer) or 68 (internet), or alternatively a score of six in the IELTS test. These scores must be no older than two years from the intended start of semester.
3. Passing the admissions interview.
4. Writing a short text during the interview process.

It is important to mention that registration is open until February 27, 2020 through the QU Graduate Studies page on the official university website. For more information, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies in the College of Business and Economics through this number: 4403 5013