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About the course

The Computational Finance MSc will introduce students to the computational methods that are widely used by practitioners and financial institutions in today’s markets. This course will provide students with a solid foundation not only in traditional quantitative methods and financial instruments, but also scientific computing, numerical methods, high-performance computing, distributed ledgers, big-data analytics and agent-based modelling. These techniques will be used to understand financial markets from a post-crisis perspective which incorporates findings from the study of financial markets at high-frequency time scales, modern approaches to understanding systematic risk and financial contagion, and disruptive technologies such as distributed-ledgers and crypto- currencies. The course

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Entry Requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree from a related quantitative or informatics discipline.

In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 60% or above in the UK marking scheme.

Applicants should also provide evidence of studying calculus, linear algebra, programming and other related modules.

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