Master of Science in Asset & Wealth Management

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Programme Overview

The Master of Science in Asset and Wealth Management (MAWM) is a postgraduate degree programme issued by the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. Jointly developed by the Wealth Management Institute (WMI) and Nanyang Business School (NBS) the programme was launched to cater to the growing demand for highly-trained expertise in the asset and wealth management sectors.


Designed to groom future-ready asset and wealth management professionals, this one year programme is aligned to the latest industry skills frameworks established by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF). Supported by WMI’s deep industry links and domain expertise in practice-based asset and wealth management education, along with the strength of a top ranking university, the MAWM presents a leading edge curriculum that stays relevant to current and future industry.


Offered by Nanyang Technological University

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Programme Structure

Our Unique Work-Study format is designed to allow you to work while concurrently taking on the challenge of this Master’s Degree. Classes are conducted on alternate weekends (full day on Saturday and Sunday), enabling easy participation by working professionals, as well as the flexibility of year-round internship placement for full-time students. A minimum 3-month internship (self-sourced) is structured as part of the Master’s degree for full-time students to provide you with the necessary practice experience if you are not already in the industry.


You may choose to complete the programme in a year, with classes held in Singapore on alternate weekends, and overseas modules conducted in United States and United Kingdom over 2 weeks (travel conditions permitting). You may also choose to space out your learning, taking the programme in modules and completing within a period of 3 years.


This programme is taught by leading academics as well as senior industry practitioners.

Elective Modules (Choose 4 for Part Time and Choose 2 for Full-time)

Advanced Wealth Planning, Family Office And Business Succession

This course extends on Wealth Planning to included international tax concepts for wealth planners, family offices and business succession.

Total Training Duration / CPD Hours : 19.5

Client Relationship Management

This course covers the critical skills required to acquire and build sustainable relationships. It is designed with the objective of achieving a clear understanding of what constitutes a successful client management strategy. The use of role plays and class simulations will be incorporated into the session to provide participants with the opportunities to practice what they have learnt. Topics include a framework for establishing rapport and techniques for enhancing trust with clients, proven techniques for more effective negotiations, strategies to managing the pipeline, identifying opportunities and expanding connections. The course also covers understanding client segmentation, adopting an entrepreneurial approach to building a client book and how to leverage on internal resources to help your clients.

Total Training Duration / CPD Hours : 19.5

Cross Banking

Cross banking allows for a more holistic approach to serving clients’ needs.   This course goes through common cross banking needs of high-net worth clients and provides a framework for identifying these needs, developing solutions for them and managing their associated risks. 

Total Training Duration / CPD Hours : 19.5

Financial Modelling And Quantitative Methods For Investment

This course builds on the fundamental understanding of portfolio management through the extensive use Microsoft Excel to solve problems faced by portfolio managers.  Candidates will learn how to design and develop financial models to solve complex financial problems. 

Total Training Duration / CPD Hours : 19.5

Investment Systems, ​Operations And Marketing

This course provides an introduction to the functions supporting an asset management organization. Apart from actual investment analysis and portfolio management, the backbone of an asset management organization is investment operations and marketing of investment products. The course covers the basic processes of settlement and reconciliation fund administration, fund legal structures in various countries, and fund passporting. For marketing, the course details the concept of product specialists, due diligence and marketing of fund products.

Total Training Duration / CPD Hours : 19.5

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Who Should Attend

  • Mid-level managers and above in the financial services and related sectors
  • Future leaders in the financial services and related sectors
  • Industry leaders seeking skills mastery and/or a lasting network among like-minded finance professionals.


The minimum admission requirements for the Master’s Degree in Asset & Wealth Management are:

  • At least 2 years of working experience
  • A good Bachelor’s degree in a relevant programme
  • Competitive GMAT / GRE score
  • TOEFL score: > 100 or IBT ELTS score: > 6.5, if English was not the medium of instruction used at the undergraduate level


An admissions interview will be required for shortlisted candidates.

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Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded: 


  • The programme is aligned to the skills framework for Financial Services established by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, Institute of Banking and Finance, SkillsFuture Singapore and Workforce Singapore. A vast majority of modules are accredited by IBF.


  • Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded the Master of Science in Asset and Wealth Management degree by NTU.


^Travel, accommodation and other incidental expenses are not provided for in the fees.


*A non-refundable application fee is required upon application.


**A one-time miscellaneous fee will be billed in the first trimester.


**Fees shown are after IBF-STS funding assuming students meet the minimum academic standards outlined by IBF and are physically based in Singapore. The fees are also subject to IBF accreditation approval for all modules. The fees listed are inclusive of 9% GST and are payable in instalments. The Wealth Management Institute and the Nanyang Technological University reserves the rights to alter the fees or make any changes to the programme as appropriate. The fees are also subjected to prevailing funding subsidies and accreditation status of the modules.


The information above is correct at the time of publication. The Wealth Management Institute and the Nanyang Technological University reserve the right to amend the fees and/or terms and conditions as appropriate. 


Master of Science in Asset & Wealth Management AY2024/2025 - Jul 2024 - May 2025


The Msc in Asset and Wealth Management (MAWM) programme was an enriching experience for me. Key highlights included the relevant curriculum and the networking opportunities among the cohort, with the lecturers who were a good mix of academics and seasoned practitioners from the industry, as well as with the corporate engagement opportunities provided by the programme. In addition, Singapore is a great country for you to live and work as you feel very safe everywhere you go and you are surrounded by friendly people. I had benefited from the exposure provided through MAWM - it's your time to shine!

Mohammad Hamita Md Taib

Brunei Investment Agency

The MSC in Asset and Wealth Management (MAWM) programme was a well-structured programme that offered extensive breadth topics relevant to the future of finance industry and sufficient depth for meaningful application of the knowledge at work. The highlight was certainly the networking opportunities with classmates of diverse backgrounds and experiences as well as the highly regarded industry practitioners. I had benefitted greatly from this enriching experience, and anyone interested in pursuing a career in the finance industry would certainly find this programme highly useful and relevant. Kudos to WMI and NTU for putting this together!

Chuen Choon Peng


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