The first and foremost condition for joining the Koç MSc in Finance Program is to be a highly motivated and dedicated individual. In addition, applicants must possess the following qualifications:
- An undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum two years of full-time professional work experience
- Proficiency in English
In order to apply to the MSc in Finance Program, the applicants must complete the online application (gradapp.ku.edu.tr) and upload the following:
- An official academic transcript from every university attended
- Three essays as specified
- Application fee payment slip
- A written statement of corporate support
Two Reference Letters should be submitted for the application. The candidate should provide the contact information of those who will fill in the reference letters in the online application. They will be provided with the web link of the reference letter form via e-mail.
Selected applicants will be called for an interview by the Graduate School of Business. The candidates will be given a short article to read and study before the interview and will be asked to answer questions related to the article as a part of the interview process. Standardized tests such as TOEFL and GMAT may also be required.
Months of entry
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.
Information for international students
The program is taught in English and there are a full range of student support services for our international students.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Global Recruitment Team