|Study location||Turkey, Izmir|
|Nominal duration||4 years (240 ECTS)|
|Awards||PhD (PhD in Finance)|
As part of the programs administered within Yaşar University Graduate School : Students that are admitted will be granted full tuition scholarship.
|Application fee||$50 one-time|
Postgraduate diploma (or higher)
To be a graduate of any bachelor’s degree program
MBA or masters degree in economics, finance or any area, with thesis.
Min. Graduation Degree(Master) should be: 3.00 / 4.00
GRE: 153 or GMAT:500( Minimum) 500 or
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.
TOEFL IBT: Min. 90 or its equivalent
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Average of Evaluation Criteria: Min. 80/100
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, 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 PhD study. The PhD program in Finance aims to satisfy the needs of both the academic world and the capital markets for highly-qualified researchers and managers.
Students with a master degree are required to accomplish 7 courses, a seminar, the Qualifier Exam, PhD Dissertation Proposal, PhD Dissertation Studies and PhD Dissertation Defense, amounting to a total of 21 local credits and 240 ECTS, within the periods specified in the Education and Training Regulations.
The graduates of the PhD Program in Finance are eligible for academic positions all around the world. In addition, program graduates can work in research institutions and research and development departments of businesses, stock exchanges, central banks, capital market boards, and regulation and supervision agencies for capital markets. Graduates can also serve as a quantitative financial analyst, portfolio manager, financial risk manager in banks and any other financial institutions or intermediaries.