MA in Financial Economics Admission

The program is intended for students holding a quantitative undergraduate degree (eg. Economics, Business, Accounting, Engineering, or other exact science degree).

Application, Admission & Tuition



Application Period 

The application period for the academic year starting Autumn 2023 is November 15, 2022 - August 31, 2023.

The application period for students required to take preparatory courses ends on July 31, 2023.

Due to the competitive nature of the admissions process we recommend that applicants prepare their application well in advance of the deadlines. 

 

Admission Criteria 

  • Completed undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution that included at least two semester-long courses of undergraduate level calculus and two semester-long courses of undergraduate level statistics.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or 80% and above.
  • Strong quantitative background, preference will be given to students with undergraduate degrees in computer science, economics, business, exact sciences and engineering.
  • Interview either on Zoom or in person.
  • Prerequisite courses are required in Statistics, Calculus and Economics. Students missing these courses will be required to take preparatory courses before the start of the academic year (additional costs apply).
  • A preparatory course in Economics, provided right before the program starts, is required for full acceptance unless the student majored in economics in his/her undergraduate studies. 

 

Online Application 

  • Complete the online application form, including essays, recommendation letters, transcripts and documents here.
  • Official transcripts of previous academic studies (undergraduate or graduate degrees) including a final grade point average of 80% and above or 3.0.Documents may be scanned and/or originals may be submitted. The documents must bear the official stamp from the issuing institution. Scanned photocopies of the original documents will be accepted only if properly notarized.
  • Copy of passport or identity card.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English.
  • An official, notarized English translation must be submitted for all transcripts not originally issued in English.

 

Application Process

The application process consists of two stages:

Stage 1 - Your application will be evaluated by the Admission Committee based on the submitted materials.

Stage 2 - Applicants who successfully pass stage 1 will be invited to a personal interview with the Admission Committee. Applicants living outside Israel may be interviewed via Skype or by phone.

 

Tuition & Fees 

  • The application fee is $100 US (non-refundable).
  • The down payment is 9,900 NIS and applicants must pay the fee to secure their place in the program after being accepted. Once the down payment has been received the applicant’s place is secured and confirmed.
  • The tuition for the entire MA Financial Economics program is 73,500 NIS.
  • Reichman University reserves the right to change all tuition and fees rates without prior notice.
  • Pre-requisite courses cost NIS 1,950 per course.