The focus of the Doctor of Finance program is to provide the candidate with an opportunity to study an applied finance problem as it manifest in the ongoing day-to-day operations of the firm and society. Candidates pursuing this degree are interested in examining finance problems from a practical and applied standpoint and developing real world applications and solutions. Students entering this program are active within the professional financial industries or intend to enter the either industry as an analyst, consultant or in a managerial capacity.
- Corporate Finance
- Derivative Pricing
- International Markets
- Advanced Perspectives In Finance
- Real Estate Finance
- Completion of Manuscript
- Defense Preparation Module
Monarch Business School is the first distance-learning business school in the world to achieve triple accreditation by the International Standards Association (9001, 14001, 18001). Monarch Business School is a member of ACBSP-the Association For Collegiate Business Schools & Programs, CEEMAN-The Central and Eastern European Management Association, EFMD-The European Federation For Management Development and ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System. See our accreditation page.
Today’s complex business world requires managers who can integrate the knowledge of advanced finance into a holistic approach to drive better decision making. The Doctor of Finance does that in an applied manner bringing theory to real world case studies. The result is that Candidates leave the program with a sense of confidence that they can make the appropriate business decision at the right time in order to positively effect the outcome of their enterprise.
Dr. Christophe Schinckus – Professor of Finance
Candidates are able to progress through the program and develop their Manuscript on a step-by-step basis providing a higher chance for completion.
The Doctor of Finance focuses uniquely on the acquisition of practical knowledge applied to existing financial problems to develop potent solutions to real world challenges.
Participants demonstrate their mastery of critical thinking by producing new insights and actionable outcomes on a selected economics or financial problem. The manuscript is typically 175 to 225 pages in length.
The program has a rolling admission and be started at any time.
Study duration varies depending on the study mode:
- Standard Duration = 3 Years
- Part-Time Duration = 5 Years
The program may be followed on a Full-time or Part-time study basis.
Program Open To
- Graduates from accredited Bachelor & Master programs with +5 Years Management Experience;
- Candidates with a Professional designation and +5 years managerial experience may be admitted to the program on the discretion of the Dean.
Tuition is levied on a quarterly basis in advance. All candidates may terminate a program upon 3 months written notice to the administration.