Sophisticated financial markets continue to play an essential role in the economies of the modern world, and a career in the finance and banking industry can be exciting, intellectually challenging and highly lucrative.
In spite of recent turmoil in this sector, there is still strong demand for well-qualified individuals. Areas such as quantitative analysis and risk management are now as important as ever. However, there is an increased importance that professionals working in areas such as trading, sales and financial engineering also have a solid understanding of the mathematical models (and their limitations) that are used to price and risk-manage the financial products that are traded.
This specialised programme is aimed at both new graduates and current professionals. It has been designed to provide you with the necessary mathematical tools and techniques to understand and model the complexity of financial markets, thereby enabling you to develop a successful career in the finance industry. With this programme you will:
Understand many of the advanced mathematical models used in finance Learn about a range of important numerical tools and techniques used in the field Gain practical skills in computer programming and software design Undertake a substantial project, under expert supervision, in a chosen area of interest