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

Core Module

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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