This programme provides training in the application of management science, particularly in financial organisations, and the underpinning concepts and approaches used in financial modelling. It will suit graduates with a numerate but not necessarily highly mathematical background. Optional modules are shared with the MSc Operational Research and Finance offered by Mathematics. Most dissertation projects involve a placement or working closely with a company. Industrial liaison officers work throughout the year finding suitable projects with industry.
Corporate Finance 1; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange-traded Derivatives; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Quantitative Research Methods; Simulation; Visual Basic for Applications Optional modules: from a wide range, covering specialised techniques and further applications in finance.