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MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering


Course Description

MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering is a highly quantitative programme tailored to high calibre and technically-minded graduates wanting a deeper, more analytical study of risk management and financial engineering than is found in general finance programmes.

The programme is accredited by the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA) and the School offers students on this programme the opportunity to attend PRMIA events, have access to its resources and receive considerable discounts on PRMIA exams.

The programme

In September you will study five foundation modules to introduce the tools of modern finance and enhance your career development skills. These include:
• Markets and Securities
• Financial Modelling
• Application of Matlab to Finance
• Mathematical Finance
• Finance Industry Careers module

You’ll take six core modules which are the backbone of our programme, providing you with a solid knowledge base in each subject area. Each module builds on previous experience while introducing new and challenging disciplines. These include:
• Empirical Finance: Methods and Applications
• Financial Engineering
• Financial Statistics
• Investments and Portfolio Management
• Risk Management and Valuation
• Stochastic Calculus

You will also receive training in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), choose from a variety of electives and undertake a final project. The selection of electives include:
• Advanced Investments
• Advanced Options Theory
• Computational Finance with C++
• Credit Risk
• Advanced Financial Statistics: Methods and Applications
• Enterprise Risk Management
• Financial Crises: Regulation and Ethics
• Fixed Income Securities
• International Elective: Macro and Finance for Practitioners
• International Finance
• Insurance
• Numerical Finance
• Real Estate Invesment
• Structured Credit and Equity Products
• Venture Capital and Private Equity
• Wealth Management and Alternative Investments

Visit the MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering page on the Imperial College London website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Imperial alumni loyalty bursary - No. of awards TBC

We offer a 10% bursary on programme fees to successful candidates with an undergraduate degree from Imperial awarded at a minimum of upper second class, or Master’s degree awarded with a minimum of Merit.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10% bursary on programme fees

Eligibility

We welcome applications from all Imperial College London alumni.

Application Procedure

All Imperial College London alumni applicants will be able to select this during the application process.

Further Information

http://wwwf.imperial.ac.uk/business-school/programmes/msc-finance/fees-and-scholarships/


(Scholarship)

Imperial College Business School Scholarship - 20+ Awards

All candidates receiving an offer to the Business School will be considered and selected on merit.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Up to £10,000

Eligibility

We offer a number of £10,000 scholarships based on academic excellence for entry to our MSc programmes in 2016.

Application Procedure

No additional scholarship essay is required.



Entry Requirements

A First or Upper Second Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) from a recognised university in a highly quantitative subject such as mathematics, engineering, science or economics. Candidates with more than three years’ work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. Students who are not native speakers of English, or were not awarded their degree in a qualifying English speaking country, must demonstrate their proficiency by completing an approved English language qualification (including GCSE English, IELTS or TOEFL) at the required level.

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