Ph.D. Finance

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Program Description

The field of Finance is one of the disciplines that provide many high-quality job opportunities all around the world. The demand for the study of Finance is increasing, which in turn, increases the need for academicians specializing in Finance. Additionally, the development of new complex financial products and instruments has triggered a profound change in the practice of Finance, necessitating more researchers and managers with quantitative skills that can be obtained during a Ph.D. study.

The Ph.D. program in Finance aims to satisfy the needs of both the academic world and the capital markets for highly-qualified researchers and managers.

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Program structure

Students with a master's degree are required to accomplish 7 courses, a seminar, the Qualifier Exam, Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal, Ph.D. Dissertation Studies, and Ph.D. Dissertation Defense, amounting to a total of 21 local credits and 240 ECTS, within the periods specified in the Education and Training Regulations.

Career opportunities

The Ph.D. program provides its students with a wide range of professions in almost every stage of business life. The graduates of this program can work in advanced positions in accounting/finance, project management or production departments of national or multinational companies (MNCs); in local, as experts in foreign or government banks; private or governmental financial institutions; insurance companies; audit companies; or be certified, public accountants. Also, the graduates will be surrounded with skills to set up their own business and become effective entrepreneurs.

Entrance requirements

  • Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
    • MBA or masters degree in economics, finance or any area, with thesis
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English/Turkish.
    Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • Language requirements: TOEFL: 96, GRE: 153 or GMAT: 500 (Minimum)
  • Other requirements:
    • At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
    • A motivation letter must be added to your application.
    • CGPA of the master has to be at least 3 out of 4 (80 out of 100)
Last updated May 2020

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Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less