Understand the main aspects of quantitative finance – including general finance theory, finance models and programming for graduates with a science, engineering and mathematics background.
Our course has been developed drawing on expertise from industry professionals. You cover topics such as: -Interest-rate theory -Arbitrage theory -GARCH models -Corporate finance -The Black-Scholes model and numerical analysis -Programming in C and Java -The use of mathematical computing software
How will I study?
You’ll study core modules and options in the autumn and spring terms. In the summer term, you undertake work on your MSc dissertation.
You’ll be assessed by a combination of unseen examinations and dissertation/projects.
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.
Chancellor's International Scholarship (2017) -25 scholarships of a 50% tuition fee waiver -Application deadline: 1 May 2017
ESRC 1+3 and +3 Scholarships (2017) -A number of ESRC-funded standalone PhD and PhD with Masters scholarships across the social sciences. -Application deadline: 30 January 2017
HESPAL Scholarship (Higher Education Scholarships Scheme for the Palestinian Territories) (2017) -Two full fee waivers in conjuction with maintenance support from the British Council -Application deadline: 1 January 2017
USA Friends Scholarships (2017) -A scholarship of an amount equivalent to $10,000 for nationals or residents of the USA on a one year taught Masters degree course. -Application deadline: 3 April 2017
Our graduates have found jobs in banking (investment funds and hedge funds) and financial software companies.