This masters is run jointly with Heriot-Watt University. It provides you with expertise in financial mathematics, including stochastic calculus, and a range of practical techniques for analysing financial markets. You will also learn quantitative skills for developing and managing risk that are in high demand since the recent financial crisis.
Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of organisations such as Aberdeen Asset Management, Barrie & Hibbert and Lloyds Banking Group.
This programme involves two taught semesters of compulsory and option courses, followed by a dissertation project.
Credit Risk Modelling Derivatives Markets Derivative Pricing and Financial Modelling Discrete-Time Finance Financial Markets Special Topics 1 Special Topics 2 Stochastic Analysis in Finance
Deterministic Optimization Methods in Finance Financial Econometrics Portfolio Theory Numerical Techniques of Partial Differential Equations Optimization Methods in Finance Simulation Statistical Methods Statistical Inference Time Series Analysis Stochastic Control and Dynamic Asset Allocation
Graduates typically work in major financial institutions or continue their studies by joining PhD programmes.