Mumbai University (MU) is set to introduce MSc in Finance,a course it claims will be the first of its kind in the country. The course will be officially launched Monday at Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS),Churchgate.
The decision is part of the UGC and central government initiative to make Mumbai an international finance centre. Several institutes in the UK and US offer the course. It will be a Masters degree and will be designed to prepare graduates for careers in financial analysis,investment management and corporate finance. The course will initially be offered only at JBIMS, said a senior MU official. The course is called Master in Finance (M.Fin) or Master of Science in Finance (MSc in Finance). More details will be announced Monday, said the official.