This programme gives you a flexible syllabus to suit the demands of employers that use modern financial tools and optimization techniques in areas such as the financial sector and energy markets.
We will give you sound knowledge in financial derivative pricing, portfolio optimization and financial risk management.
We will also provide you with the skills to solve some of today’s financial problems, which have themselves been caused by modern financial instruments. This expertise includes modern probability theory, applied statistics, stochastic analysis and optimization.
Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of financial 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.
Graduates have gone on to work in major financial institutions or to continue their studies by joining PhD programmes.
Visit the Financial Modelling and Optimization - MSc/PgDip page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!