Programmes

MBA (Financial Management)

The MBA (Financial Management) programme offered by the Department of Financial Studies, University of Delhi is a full time two year course comprising of four semesters. Each semester comprises of five to seven subjects that are specially designed to equip students with conceptual and analytical skills for financial decision making. The first two semesters focus on building the foundation of the principles of Finance, Economics, Accounting and Quantitative Techniques. This is achieved through classroom discussions, case studies and role-playing exercises. There is emphasis on the application of the academic framework to real life problems and understanding the industry perspective. The latter semesters offer the students an opportunity to specialize in the subjects in the form of electives that help realize their career choice. A deeper understanding of these specializations is achieved through group projects and assignments.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The Department of Financial Studies offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme to scholars who are interested in research work. The Department has carved out a niche for it self over the years for meeting high academics standards clubbed with excellence and originality in research projects. The objective of research at the department is to explore new areas in the field of business and finance.

The programme offers specialization in the areas of E-Commerce, Organisational Behaviour, Marketing, Finance, and Accounting.

The Ph.D. is awarded to those research students who are able to prove their competence in conducting research work which is innovative independent and meaningful.

Curriculum

The course curriculum has been designed in view of the objectives of the course and on the basis of extensive consultations with eminent academicians, leading practitioners in the industry as well as MBA (FM) alumni working at senior levels in the industry.

Part – I

MBA (FM) Part I course is composed of two semesters- Semester I and Semester II. The schedule of papers prescribed for examination is as follows:

Semester – I

  • Managerial Economics
  • Business & Corporate Laws
  • Financial Accounting
  • Business Statistics and Mathematics
  • Information Technology for Managers
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial Management

Semester – II

  • Macro Economic Theory and Policy
  • Management Accounting & Control Systems
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • Quantitative Techniques for Management
  • Strategic Information Systems
  • Investment Analysis
  • Introductory Economentrics

Part – II

MBA (FM) Part II course is composed of two semesters- Semester III and Semester IV. The schedule of papers prescribed for examination is as follows:

Semester – III

  • Financial Services & Wealth Management
  • International Accounting
  • Portfolio Management
  • Financial Derivatives & Risk Management
  • Business Management & Strategy
  • Electives: Any 2 of the following:
    • Business Analytics
    • Tax Planning & Management
    • Fixed Income Securities and Structured Finance
    • Marketing Management

Semester – IV

  • Financial Econometrics and Equity Research
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • International Finance
  • Project Planning, Appraisal and Financing
  • Project Study
  • Electives: Any 2 of the following:
    • Insurance Management
    • Mutual Funds and Alternative Investments
    • Real Estate Investment Management
    • Marketing of Financial Services
    • Bank Management and Credit Risk Analysis
    • Natural Resources and Environmental Finance