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Globally, financial tools, products and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products.
The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. The course has been designed so that students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing but who have not studied these topics in detail in their first degree can learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.
This masters course will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management. Careers include roles as
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Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in:
science subjects (eg physics, chemistry or computing science)
business subjects (eg business studies, accounting or economics)
Mathematics/statistics graduates should contact the course director to discuss applying for this course.
Prospective students with relevant experience or appropriate professional qualifications are also welcome to apply.
For Australia and Canada, normal degrees in relevant disciplines are accepted.
The University of Strathclyde has become the first university to win the coveted Times Higher Education University of the Year title twice! We are a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities – and has a vibrant, international community with almost 23,000 students from over 100 countries.Read more
Our programme leader, Tony Mullholland, helps us with everything. I feel very well prepared for entering the job market when I finish.
The course contains a lot of maths, programming and finance which is a nice combination. I want to obtain the skills they're teaching us as I think that's what industry is looking for.
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