Over the course of 15 months, you will be studying 12 modules that cover all aspects of Finance from Money & Capital Markets to Islamic Finance to turn you into the work-ready corporate employees of the future. All our courses are taught by DePaul faculty, and classes are held three times a week at the new BIBF building. Additionally, you also have the exciting option to end the program with three weeks of study in Chicago during the summer.

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  1. Each course is taught in three week modules with approximately 1 week between each course
  2. Courses are taught by DePaul faculty
  3. Students meet with DePaul professors three times per week:
Sunday & Tuesday 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 3:15 PM


  • Latest CV/resume.
  • Personal statement (i.e. Statement of Purpose) - an essay where you explain your interest in joining the program and how it relates to your professional goals.
  • University graduation statement (إفادة التخرج).
  • University certificate and transcript.
  • 3 passport-size photos.
  • A copy of your CPR and Passport.
  • High school graduation statement (إفادة التخرج).
  • High school certificate and transcript.
  • English proficiency test results (i.e. TOEFL or IELTS) - please note that this is only required if you completed your BS/BA in a language other than English.
  • 2 recommendation letters from your employers or university lecturers.

There is also an additional pre-requisite you must meet to be eligible to apply for the program. The pre-requisite is that you must have a grade of C or higher in the following undergraduate subject areas:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Tools of Financial Analytics
  • Investment Analysis
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • International Money and Capital Markets
  • Islamic Finance
  • Advanced Financial Analytics
  • FinTech
  • Real Estate Finance

MSF Seminar/Experential Learning at the end of the program (8 credit hours in Chicago – equivalent of 2 courses)

Topics covered & methodology

  • Series of short modules covering
    • behavioral finance
    • impact and use of AI in financial decision making
    • programming and data base toiols
    • modelling
  • external visits (such as FRB Chicago, CME Group, Morningstar, a hedge fund)
  • guest speakers

For students that can not go to Chicago there will be alternative courses for them in Bahrain to cover the credit hours.

Registration fee is BD 60 (non-refundable)

Duration 15 months
Cost BD 9,500
No. of Installments 4 (1 per quarter)
Installment Cost BD 2,375
No. of Subjects 12