Masters Programs in Financial Engineering

Compare 3 Masters Programs in Financial Engineering

Financial Engineering

In financial theory, financial engineering is considered a multidisciplinary field of study that entails the use of mathematical tools, engineering methods and the programming practice. In other contexts, financial engineering is defined as a situation where mathematical and computational finance application technical methods are utilized in financial practice. As a Masters degree in Financial Engineering, students get to understand the multidisciplinary aspect of the financial theory where the application of engineering methods, programming practice and tools of mathematics are used. The program prepares students in the professional field of finance from all over the world.

Master of Finance Engineering is a postgraduate degree offered to guide students in the world of financial securities, banking consulting industry, and financial management. The skills learned during coursework enable students to gain technical capacity in quantitative analysis for the various financial departments and corporate treasuries in the industries of service and manufacturing. This is a practical course that exposes graduates to quality running of the financial world. The expertise levels attained through Masters Degree in Financial Engineering are reliable for those pursuing the dynamic careers of the profession. The capacity to structure effective solutions in a risk world is what graduates achieve through the program.

In many cases, the program is available for one year for the full-time students. The drive is to take technology into the profession and equips students with techniques and ideas in mathematics, computer science and finance.

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Master in Financial Engineering

Poznan University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Poland Poznań

Areas of study The program is based on four main areas; Risk management, selected courses: Financial risk management, Actuarial methods, Financial markets and instruments. Corporate finance, selected courses:Corporate finance, Advanced corporate finance,Long-term incentive schemes, Advanced financial analysis of enterprises Pricing of financial instruments, selected courses: Derivatives pricing, Interest rates modelling, Stochastic finance in continuous time Investments, selected courses:Portfolio theory, Exotic options, Alternative investments, Hedge funds [+]

Masters in Financial Engineering. Requirements for the candidates Applicants should have completed undergraduate programs (bachelor or engineer degree). Preference is given to studies on economics or mathematics. Candidates should have basic knowledge of economics, mathematics and finance, in particular, basic knowledge of economic theory (basics of microeconomics and macroeconomics). The candidate should know the basics of accounting and financial mathematics (time value of money, the rules for calculating interest and discounting). In mathematics the candidate is expected to have knowledge related to the basics of linear algebra and calculus. Requirements: · Knowledge of English · Basics of calculus · Basics of linear algebra · Basics of financial mathematics (time-value of money) Additional subjects · Microeconomics · Macroeconomics · Basics of probability theory Program description The world of modern finance is increasingly dominated by new technologies, mathematical models and sophisticated statistical techniques. Financial Engineering is an area of modern finance involved in the application of quantitative methods to the analysis of risks associated with financial investments and in forecasting events in the financial markets. Financial engineering deals with, among other things: · construction of complex investment strategies, · forecasting the prices of financial instruments, · the development and pricing of financial instruments, · risk management of financial investments, · analysis and modeling of financial markets. Master program in Financial Engineering prepares highly qualified specialists in this area: financial engineers prepared to work deal with investments’ analysis and risk management in banks and investment funds. Graduates of this course have a rare expertise on economic and financial modeling. Potential employers: · Banks · Central banks · Financial supervisory authorities · Investment funds · Companies engaged in financial consulting · Companies with divisions of financial analysis International cooperation The program Financial Engineering is led with the cooperation of Lisbon School of Economics and Management at the University of Lisbon andUniversity of Lorraine in Nancy (France). The international agreement involving three Master programmes in Financial Engineering allows students to study a part of their degree at these universities and obtain double degrees (from Poznań University of Economics and one of the partner universities). [-]

Master in Financial Engineering

Mälardalen University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

The MIMA Master's programme in Financial Engineering prepares you for a challenging and successful career in the international world of finance. You will learn to see finance from advanced quantitative perspectives, including the management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets. [+]

Master in Financial Engineering

The MIMA Master's programme in Financial Engineering prepares you for a challenging and successful career in the international world of finance. You will learn to see finance from advanced quanti-tative perspectives, including the management of financial portfolios and risk analysis in financial markets.

The Programme

This programme has a unique character. It is carefully designed and belongs to the very popular educational area of financial engineering.

Focusing on quantitative computer-based methods of financial analysis, the programme provides an advanced basis in Mathematics and Economics.

The programme is oriented towards financial real-life problems, and the textbooks have been chosen to support this approach. Advanced financial software is systematically used in the teaching. The best students are also involved in research activities and the development of experimental financial software. The programme is a natural continuation of the Bachelor’s programme Analytical Finance.... [-]


Master of Economics in Financial Engineering (MFE)

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University
Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2017 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Financial Engineering is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. The program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. The program covers the fundamentals of finance, as well as advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets. It aims to provide students with strong technical and analytical skills in the principles and applications of finance, as well as broad finance sector knowledge, and a multicultural exposure. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Financial Engineering is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

The program is designed to prepare students for international careers in finance that require solid analytical and quantitative skills. The program covers the fundamentals of finance, as well as advanced topics in corporate finance, financial management, and financial markets. It aims to provide students with strong technical and analytical skills in the principles and applications of finance, as well as broad finance sector knowledge, and a multicultural exposure.

PROGRAM DURATION: 2 years full-time study... [-]