Master of Science in Financial Engineering

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Program Description

Master of Science in Financial Engineering

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Master of Science in Financial Engineering

innovate the financial world

The Master in Financial Engineering is the result of a multi-disciplinary effort, involving the College of Management of Technology and other programs such as Mathematics and Computer Science. Its curriculum is designed to provide students a combination of skills in areas such as finance, mathematics, economics, statistics, market design, risk management, etc.

Candidates should have a solid background in mathematical analysis, statistics and probability theory. Holders of a Bachelor's degree in sciences and engineering from a reputable university can apply to the Master in Financial Engineering.

Graduates will gain, among other competencies, a good grasp of pricing of securities, structured products, corporate finance, risk management tools, market mechanisms, and will be ready to innovate. As such, they will have the perfect profile to integrate rapidly in banks, investment and hedge funds, re-insurance companies, financial software firms, consulting and auditing firms, etc.

Course Structure

2 Years Curriculum

• 1 & 1/2 years coursework

• 1/2 year Master thesis project in collaboration with industrial
partners.

Entry Requirements

Holders of a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering or economics are eligible to apply for admission into the MFE. Applicants should have demonstrated a high level of intellectual ability and exceptional analytical skills as well as a strong interest in finance. They should also have a solid background in mathematical analysis, statistics and probability theory

Teaching language: English

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2016
Duration
Duration
4 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
2,600 CHF
Information
Deadline
Start date Sept. 2016
Place
Switzerland Lausanne
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Duration 4 semesters
Price 2,600 CHF