MSc in Finance
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The NUGSB Master of Science in Finance program (hereinafter – MSc in Finance) is a specialized, quantitative course of study for highly motivated individuals seeking a career in the field of finance.
MSc in Finance

The must-have degree to accelerate your career in the field of Finance.

Master of Science in Finance program is a specialized, quantitative course of study for highly motivated individuals seeking a career in the field of finance. The program will equip young professionals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to add value and succeed in relevant positions in finance whether in public or private sector organizations.

Graduates typically pursue job opportunities in investment banking, financial planning, corporate finance, financial analysis and advising, and in insurance, construction, and real estate. MSc in Finance graduates aspiring to leadership and management positions often pursue the MBA degree after acquiring a few years of work experience.

Why MSc in Finance at NUGSB?
  • TOP program
    Program design and curriculum are based on benchmarking of top MSc in Finance programs internationally, integrating theory with global best practices
  • Thesis
    A team-based thesis focusing on the application of concepts, tools, frameworks and material from courses to address a real-world finance-oriented problem
  • Professional approach
    Strong Fintech emphasis with extensive utilization of Bloomberg terminals and specialized software, tools and frameworks
  • Guest lectures
    Guest lectures from financial experts, business leaders and government officials
  • 16 months
    Minimize opportunity costs through program completion in just 16 months
  • Career advising service National Bank Internship

    Two-week internship at the National Bank

  • Networking
    Networking opportunities with graduates from NUGSB programs, and experts and professionals in the public and private sector, including the National Bank and its affiliates and the Astana International Financial Center
  • High quality of teaching

    Experienced faculty with credentials from accredited business schools from around the globe

  • International residency
    A three-week international residency in London, UK, to gain Global Business Experience
  • Career advising service
    Career advising service to assist students searching for opportunities that fit with their interest
Class Profile​ 2022
  • Campus:

    Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Language:
  • Delivery mode:
    Full time, on campus
  • Program start:

    End of August

  • Duration:
    16 months
  • World Experience:
    International residency
  • 45%
  • 55%
Thierry Post
Professor of Finance, PhD, Tinbergen Institute
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Tom Vinaimont
Academic Director of the MSF Program, PhD, KU Leuven, Belgium
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Denis de Crombrugghe
Associate Professor of Statistics and Econometrics, PhD, Maastricht University
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Marek Jochec
Associate Professor of Finance, PhD (Finance) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
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Zhasmin Yersaiyn
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Akerke Ainabekova
Specialist for Admissions
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