Specialized Masters Programs

Gauri Khatri

Gauri Khatri

Founder, Pegasus Global Consultants

Graduate students and young professionals are eager to take up “specialized” master programs more than the regular masters’ programs like Masters Program in Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.

These programs help young professionals to build expertise in a particular field, in a less period of time by investing less amount of money. Good paying jobs becomes feasible when one is specialized.


MSc Finance. What is MSc Finance about?

The curriculum includes:

  • Financial Market analysis

  • Risk Management

  • Corporate Finance

  • Business strategies, Investments, etc.

Students interested, who do not have a prior background of finance can build a career for themselves in top sectors like:

  • Banking

  • Consulting

  • Insurance or risk management

Duration of the MSc Finance Program

Around 10-18 months

Interestingly, some of the top-notch B-Schools offer double degrees and overseas internship opportunities too.


Top 10 schools for MSc Finance according to QS rankings 2017:

  • London Business School, UK

  • MIT Sloan School of Management, USA

  • HEC Paris, France

  • The University of Oxford Said Business School, UK

  • UC Berkeley – Haas School of Business, USA

  • ESADE Business School, Spain

  • ESSEC Business School, France

MSc Marketing

MSc Marketing trains students to be able to build a career from scratch in the marketing field.

The curriculum includes:

  • Consumer behavior

  • Changing market scenario

  • Financial and marketing strategies

Digital and social media marketing are the new dimensions that add leverage to this career.

Duration of MSc Marketing is around 10 months -2 years.


Top Schools for MSc Marketing:

  • ESADE Business School, Spain

  • Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

  • ESSEC Business School, France

  • ESCP Europe, France

  • HEC Paris, France

  • Manchester Business School, UK

  • Neoma Business School, France

MSc in Entrepreneurship

This course is tailored for young professionals who are brimming with creative ideas to run business enterprises and lead people. MSc in Entrepreneurship is high on demand and is a challenge to get into the top schools to earn this degree.


Duration of MSc in Entrepreneurship

Graduates from any discipline can apply for this course. It can be from 12 months to 2 years.


Students are trained in:

  • Employing innovative thinking in finding solutions on-field

  • Building strong business networks

  • To establish their own business

  • Polish their managerial skills

Top Schools for MSc in Entrepreneurship:

  • UCL School of Management, UK

  • ESADE Business School, Spain

  • The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

  • University of Manchester

  • MIT Sloan, USA

  • Grenoble Ecole de Management, France

  • National Taiwan University, Japan


MS in Data Analytics

MS in Data Analytics is for students with a background of technical or business related aspect. Graduates from any discipline can apply for this course. It can be from 12 months to 2 years. The course trains the students to develop problem-solving skills by combining concepts of Mathematics, Computing, Engineering, and Business. This enables students to equip themselves to develop and assess strategies to make their career in industries which deal in data like:

  • Banking

  • Healthcare

  • Government

  • Insurance Companies

  • Management

Duration of MS in Data Analytics Program

It is between 18-36 months, divided over 3-4 semesters, depending on the school chosen. There are a mandatory project and internship included in the course curriculum.


Test Scores Required of your application:

  • A competent GMAT/GRE test scores

  • English Language Proficiency Test Scores- ELTS or TOEFL ( minimum 100 for International applicants)

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