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MSc in Wealth Management (MWM)




What will I learn?

The Master of Science in Wealth Management (MWM) is ranked first in Asia and third in the world by Financial Times in its 2018 Masters in Finance post-experience ranking. It incorporates a unique overseas experience in Switzerland and United States where you learn from top practitioners and academics, and be hosted by leading financial institutions who support this global programme.

MWM is a 12-month full-time programme designed to meet the needs of both aspiring and seasoned wealth managers who wish to deepen their skills, knowledge and expertise. The modular structure allows professionals to pursue a Master’s degree while working; and those without wealth management experience can embark on an internship to enhance their e programme’s curriculum has also incorporated the relevant examination and certification for private banking.

Program Overview:

  • Complete within 12 months over five study blocks (2.5 weeks per study block)
  • Specialised curriculum in global wealth management with an Asian focus
  • First MSc in Wealth Management programme in Asia
  • Master’s degree awarded by SMU; certificates awarded by eminent universities in Switzerland and USA.
  • Experienced faculty drawn from senior academics with industry experience and successful wealth professionals with academic exposure
  • Closely connected with the wealth management industry for engagements in placements, corporate boards, scholarships and guest lecturing
  • Modular structure allows participants to meet their professional and personal obligations while pursuing an academic degree
  • Pedagogy includes case studies, team activities, pre-course assignments, computer-aided learning, simulations, industry talks, site visits and field trips to complement classroom learning
  • A preparatory module designed to prepare students before the first study block
  • Completion of an individual project by participants on a research topic of interest
  • Scholarships based on merit for selected participants
  • Opportunities to intern in various financial institutes during the one-year period
  • Recognised by the CFA Institute and CAIA as a collaborative partner.

Past participants of the programme include:

  • Private Bankers
  • Asset Managers
  • Fund Managers
  • Investment Professionals
  • Aspiring Wealth Managers

Which department am I in?

Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
SG$64,800.00 (39,85,240) per year
Registration fee: SG $500

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 August 2023


Lee Kong Chian School of Business

Singapore Management University,

50 Stamford Road,

178899, Singapore

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have: Good undergraduate degree. A good score in GMAT or SMU Admissions Test. TOEFL/ IELTS is required if the medium of instruction of your undergraduate studies was not in English. It must be taken within the last 2 years at the time of submitting your application.

For international students

The MSc in Wealth Management programme welcomes all applicants who meet the following criteria for admissions:

  • An undergraduate bachelor's degree (in any field)
  • At least 2 years of working experience in any industry (post-Bachelor’s degree)
  • A good SMU Admissions Test Score/GMAT/GRE Score.

Application closes: May


About Singapore Management University (SMU)

QS Stars Asian University Rankings awarded Singapore Management University 5-star ratings for overall excellence and employability.

  • Recognised as a world-class research institution
  • Excellent graduate outcomes and employer links
  • LKCSB MBA programme ranked 10th in Asia (FT 2022)
  • Master of IT – 93 percent recruitment within 6 months

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