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M.Sc. Behavioural Finance

Start Date

01 August 2022
End Date
31 July 2024
2 Years

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 2.5 Lacs

Programme Curriculum: M.Sc. Behavioural Finance Programme

To graduate, students must complete a total of 96 credits including 48 credits of mandatory/core courses, 12 credits of elective specialization, 8 credits worth Master’s dissertation and choice to earn the remaining 28 credits from a variety of electives, practical training or certifications.

Specialization in Investment & Portfolio Optimisation or Financial Marketing & Decision Making.


Learners will also have the opportunity to undertake optional industry-relevant professional certifications offered by the National Stock Exchange (NSE), SEBI’s National Institute of Securities Markets and Certificate from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Course Curriculum

1 st Year

Semester 1

  • Financial Accounting and reporting (6 credits)
  • Statistics and Decision Science with Excel (6 credits)
  • Fintech and Applications
  • Introduction to Behavioural Science*
  • Cognitive psychology of biases*

Semester 2

  • Financial Management: Principles and Applications (6 Credits)
  • Corporate and Behavioural Ethics*
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Consumer Behaviour: Theory and Application*
  • Econometrics/ Introduction to Quantitative Modeling (6 Credits)

2 nd Year

Semester 3 (Specializations)

Core courses

1. Investment & Portfolio Optimisation

  • Asset pricing
  • Financial Data analysis/Quantitative methods in Finance
  • Portfolio management

2. Financial Marketing and Decision Making

  • Marketing of Financial Products and Services
  • Financial Markets, Institutions, and Instruments
  • Wealth management

Semester 4

Master’s Dissertation (8 credits)

*Courses offered by JIBS