Search MA Degrees in Quantitative Finance in Austria 2019
An MA or Master of Arts degree is obtained by students after completing a one- to two-year program studying History, English or other fine arts or humanities subjects. MA studies are most often a mix of research and coursework.
Quantitative finance programs are a good way to learn about how mathematical modeling can be used to predict and analyze the behavior of complex financial systems. Topics covered might include everything from probability and statistics to the design of predictive algorithms.
The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.
Top Master of Art Programs in Quantitative Finance in Austria 2019
This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and o
This internationally-focussed master's degree programme is run in English. Graduates qualify with a Double Degree from the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna and one of its partner universities: University of Bologna (Italy), University of Economics (Katowice, Poland) and Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Iași, Romania).
Graduates are able
Graduates typically provide expertise to organisations requiring the following professional functions:
describe and analyse the connections between asset and risk management in finance
quantify and assess risk types in risk management, and infer measures for integrated steering of banks and insurance companies
analyse various asset classes and their products
carry out portfolio selections, and calculate key performance and risk measures
apply financial mathematics and statistics to developing financial models
Professional roles and functions
Private banking and family office
Compliance and regulatory reporting
The programme in brief
Academic degree: Master of Arts in Business, MA
Admission procedure: a written application, MC test, structured interview. For preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required.
Admission requirements: completion of a social studies/business/natural science/ law/ technical degree (in Austria or equivalent degree abroad) with, documented qualifications in economic sciences (9 ECTS), mathematics and statistics (6 ECTS)
Course information (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Deadline for applications: 15 May, Online Application
Deadline for applicants outside European Union: 15 March (due to Visa restrictions)
Duration of studies: 4 semesters
Stay abroad: obligatory in the second academic year, in blocked form (e.g. two weeks) at one of the partner universities