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We are an innovative, laboratory-based teaching and research centre, with an international reputation for cutting-edge work combining economic and financial modelling with computational implementation.
Get a head start in financial services with our specialist postgraduate courses in computational finance. As an interdisciplinary centre we bring together leading academics in the field from our University's departments of economics, computer science and business.
• Cross-disciplinary syllabus incorporating the latest research
• Practical hands-on instruction across all courses
• Strong emphasis on skills and knowledge required by the industry
• Hosting advanced workshops and seminars
• Excellent links with government and industry, particularly via our City Associates Board
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Our graduates work in major telecommunications companies around the world. We have run this course for over 25 years and, in that time, educated over a thousand communications specialists. Read more
Develop expertise in contemporary design and practice within computer science. You graduate with the ability to explore further how technology influences people’s lives. Read more
On our MSc Algorithmic Trading, we equip you with the core concepts and quantitative methods in high frequency finance, along with the operational skills to use state-of-the-art computational methods for financial modelling. Read more
Artificial intelligence deals with the theory, design, application, and development of biologically, socially and linguistically motivated computational paradigms. Read more
Our modern world is witnessing a growth of online data in a variety of forms, including web documents, blogs, social networks, digital libraries and medical records. Read more
It’s hard to imagine a world without mobile networks, the internet, radio, or audio-visual appliances. Read more
Our MSc Computational Finance equips you with the core concepts and mathematical principles of modern quantitative finance, plus the operational skills to use computational packages (mainly Matlab) for financial modelling. Read more
Advances in technology are yielding smaller and higher-performance computer systems permeating into a wide range of applications, from communication systems to consumer products and common household appliances. Read more
Computer games are expected to reach a global revenue of $111bn in 2015; yet over half of the UK’s video games employers reported a lack of suitably-skilled graduates in 2011. Read more
Increasingly, computer networks cannot be considered without the important issue of security; without secure networks, businesses, commerce and communications would all fail. Read more
Our MSc Electronic Engineering enables you to acquire the essential knowledge, skills, competency, and critical awareness necessary for a rewarding career in the electronics industry. Read more
The rigorous training on our MSc Financial Computing focuses on software engineering for large, dynamic and automated financial systems and finance models. Read more
Robotics requires a well-developed knowledge of areas ranging from computer science and artificial intelligence, to engineering and neuroscience, in order to produce hardware which can sense and manipulate the real world. Read more
The Internet of Things (IoT) explores the internetworking ever more capable electronic and computing systems that we use in our daily lives, ranging from cars and mobile telephones to washing machines and aeroplanes. Read more