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Quantitative Finance MSc University of Glasgow

UK

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Course info

Summary

This programme draws on recent developments in finance with a quantitative approach to help you understand the structure of financial markets in order for you to make optimal investment decisions.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Quantitative Finance will provide you will a detailed understanding of: the structure of financial markets and forecasting of financial data; theoretical models in the core areas of quantitative finance, such as option pricing and hedging; advanced econometric and calibration methods to construct practical models of asset prices using these theories.
  • You will put theory into practice by using software packages such as C++ and Matlab, and will have access to our Bloomberg training room to enhance your employability skills.
  • You will develop programming skills to utilise in the workplace. In lectures you will be taught the theory and be provided with a financial problem and you will solve these in labs/tutorials.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This programme will help prepare you for a career in government, international organisations or financial institutions working as derivative traders, quantitative traders or quantitative risk managers. Recent graduates have taken up positions in various investments banks. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Quantitative Finance MSc.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£24,540.00 (25,17,183) per year

Fee information is subject to change and is for guidance only. Additional fees applicable.

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

20-Sep-21

Venue

University of Glasgow

The Fraser Building,

65 Hillhead Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G12 8QQ, Scotland

Entry requirement for international students

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in economics, finance, engineering, physics, or another highly mathematical discipline. For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training): 6.5 with 2 sub-tests at 6.5 and 2 sub-tests at 6.0. ibTOEFL: 90 with minimum R 20, L 19, S 19, W 23.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.