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Financial Engineering
Mayank Sharma profile image Mayank Sharma Member Join date: Aug, 2012 Posts: 2 Points: 0
Please give me some list of good universities for masters in Financial Engineering am a final year Btech student and I have Quant background both in school and college. I have a relevant internship in Finance sector and am planning to give GRE (aiming for a high score). please send some universities in which I can hope to get in assuming I get good GRE score.
  • August 29, 2012
  • Preferred qualification: Postgraduate

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Gigeo Sakkaryas Gigeo Sakkaryas Expert Join date: Mar, 2012 Posts: 685 Points: 9932 Trusted Advisor

Hi, I have borrowed an explanation for Financial Engineering  from a website and you need to understand if this is what you want to do, since you come from a Engineering background.
Financial engineering is a multidisciplinary field involving financial theory, the methods of engineering, the tools of mathematics and the practice of programming. It has also been defined as the application of technical methods, especially from mathematical finance and computational finance, in the practice of finance.
Financial engineering draws on tools from applied mathematics, computer science, statistics and economic theory. In broadest definition, anyone who uses technical tools in finance could be called a financial engineer.
The main applications of financial engineering are to:
corporate finance
derivatives pricing
financial regulation
portfolio management
risk management
structured products
So if this is the area of expertise you want to be in , you can seek Universities which offer MS in Finance, Banking, Corporate Finance, etc as well.
All the best.

Gigeo Sakkaryas | IMTP Consultants

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