Overview

Digital transformation (DT) is now an no longer an option, is is an essential survival strategy that will determine the future successes of modern companies. For example, PayPal's market capitalization, which was acquired by eBay in 2002 for about $1.6 billion, exceeded $2.2 billion USD as of October 2020, and has grown close to $100 million in the last year alone. In the meantime, the total assets of the world's largest banks such as CITI and Wells Fargo have fallen significantly. The Digital Finance MBA program encompasses digital technologies related to the financial industry such as artificial intelligence, big data, fintech, insurance technology, blockchain, virtual assets in addition to core management subjects. It focuses on how to apply the latest digital tools for organizational change and transformation. Founded in 1969, Franklin University Switzerland (FUS) is the only university in the world accredited in both Switzerland and the United States. When taken with a dual-degree from FUS, the program is delivered in about thirty percent English and seventy percent in Korean language. AI Big Data, Venture Capital and AI Strategic Management specializations are also available with a dual-degree from FUS.


Degree Overview

The Digital Finance MBA curriculum is designed with courses in 1) general business administration and 2) Digital Finance specialization, and 3) FUS requirements. To fulfill the requirements for the this dual-degree MBA, participants must successfully complete studies worth 36 credits. Studies include 25.5 major credits, a thesis (3 credits), and overseas courses at FUS (7.5 credits). The MBA can be completed in 18 months. The program has a modular structure and follows a two-week learning cycle with some courses delivered in English, but most in Korean. Courses are delivered on Fridays, 18:30-22:20 and Sat, 08:30-17:20.

COMPONENT
MODULES
CREDITS
Major Courses
17
25.5
FUS Courses
3
4.5
Bootcamp at FSU
2
3
Thesis
2
3
TOTAL
24
36
Note: One module is comprised of total 24 hours (1.5 credits per module).

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Digital Finance Bootcamp

The Digital Finance Bootcamp is held for approximately two weeks in August each year at the FUS campus in Switzerland. During the bootcamp, you will interact with executives from leading tech companies and gain hands-on working experience with digital finance technologies.

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Admissions

The application period for studies beginning March 1st, 2021 to the Digital Finance MBA dual-degree with Franklin University, Switzerland is available until January 11th, 2021. You are eligible to apply if you meet the criteria listed below. Start your electronic application by clicking the "apply online" button.

Eligibility

Bachelors Degree

Undergraduate (or expected graduate) degree from an accredited college or university.

Documents

  • Application Checklist
  • Application Form
  • Consent to Release Information Form
  • Statement of Purpose Form
  • Copy of Diploma
  • Official Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Official English Proficiency Test Certificate (TOEIC Score Above 700)
  • FUS Application Form
  • FUS Motivation Letter
  • Passport Size Photo
  • Copy of Passport

Fees

Application fee

30,000 won

Tuition

9.7 million won per semester

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