A challenging high-level mix of disciplines taught by some of the University’s top departments.
Prepare for a quantitative career.
Join us to gain both a deep theoretical and conceptual knowledge of finance together with the requisite high level probability, statistics and mathematics to enable you to undertake advanced quantitative modelling. Lab work will give you hands-on experience of using software packages for simulations and time series analysis as well as learning C++ programming to enable you to price sophisticated derivative structures.
WBS benefits from excellent links to key financial institutions and employers and this course has benefited from recommendations following consultation with the Bank of England, Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and many of our alumni.
You must have, or be expecting to obtain, an excellent undergraduate degree from a UK university, or the equivalent from an overseas university. You must have a strong mathematical and statistics background so a degree in mathematics, physics, or statistics will be most suitable. Engineering may be acceptable if you have completed a statistics module in your second year or above.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 - all four languages elements have to be scored 6.0+, with maximum of two language components at lowest level 6.0 or 6.5
PTE Academic 70 - with 51+ in every section
CPE Grade C (CEFR level C2) or above
CAE Grade C - scoring 60+, no worse than 3 component results at borderline and 1 at weak
TOEFL 100 – minimum language components L21, R22, W21, S23
*For up-to-date course information and tuition fees, please visit www.wbs.ac.uk.
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Last updated September 28, 2017