Quantitative Finance and Risk Management - MSc


Newcastle University Newcastle University Business School

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Full time September MSc 1 year full time

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Our Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc will develop your understanding of generalist finance issues. You'll also develop specialist practical skills in quantitative methodology and risk management.

About this course

Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has fuelled the demand for graduates with a sound understanding of generalist finance issues, combined with specialist skills in quantitative methodology and risk management. This course meets this demand. It builds on the Business School’s established strengths in economics and finance. 

The course advances your understanding of the:

  • role of finance in a modern economy
  • operation and behaviour of financial markets and investors.

It will enable you to develop

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of: basic calculus; probability theory; statistical inference. If this is not evident from your transcripts, please use your personal statement to give details of your mathematical knowledge.

English Language Requirements:
To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language Requirements.
Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills).


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