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16 MSc Programs in Quantitative Finance

An MSc, or Master of Science, degree represents completion of an advanced graduate program. The master’s degree is usually awarded after completion of a two year focused program. However, some of these graduate programs require less than the typical two years. With completion of the advanced program, graduates are prepared to fill competitive roles in their chosen professions. What is an MSc… Read more

An MSc, or Master of Science, degree represents completion of an advanced graduate program. The master’s degree is usually awarded after completion of a two year focused program. However, some of these graduate programs require less than the typical two years. With completion of the advanced program, graduates are prepared to fill competitive roles in their chosen professions.

What is an MSc in Quantitative Finance? This advanced program exposes students to mathematical methods that are used in contemporary financial economics and related issues. The coursework provides students with practice in trading and investing, and in analysis of credit risks. Students learn to analyze and manage quant groups, evaluate prices for equity and bonds, perform tail risk analysis, and extract information from massive databases. This program generally constitutes full-time class attendance for a year.

There are many benefits to participation in, and completion of, this Master of Science program. Graduates have access to professionals in the industry and opportunities to apply the skills that they are developing. They build their credibility as professionals while still in the educational program. Graduates also have access to jobs and prospects for advancement in their chosen professions. They can expect higher salaries and better working conditions

The cost for this program can vary a great deal from one school to another and from one country to another. For specific information, prospective students should contact individual schools.

Graduates can expect to find lucrative and influential positions in the finance and insurance industries. They are prepared to provide quantitative resolution of contemporary issues and to use mathematical modeling in risk management situations and throughout the course of their work. Jobs may be found with insurance companies, banking institutions, and both public and private agencies. Graduates might find positions as asset managers and actuaries. Other job placements may include positions in stock brokerages, supervisory financial institutions, and asset management companies.

Prospective students can learn about application and admission to the available schools as they review the information in the listings below. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

You have an interest in quantitative finance. You want a career in areas such as trading, quantitative portfolio management, data analytics, risk management and academia. Stud ... +

You have an interest in quantitative finance. You want a career in areas such as trading, quantitative portfolio management, data analytics, risk management and academia. Studying quantitative finance looks at how mathematical, programming and statistical tools are used in the real world for the analysis and modelling of financial data. The programme will equip students with the cutting-edge quantitative and computational techniques and strategies utilised by leading financial firms and will prepare students for future careers in quantitative finance, trading or more general finance environment. The course aims to bridge the gap between quantitative models and financial decision making. -
MSc
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: developing models and techniques to convert big data into knowle ... +

The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: developing models and techniques to convert big data into knowledge, find opportunities and predict behaviour. Such models and techniques originate from statistics, econometrics, machine-learning or computer science. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Singapore Management University
Singapore

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Yeshiva University
New York, USA

Our MS in Quantitative Economics blends mathematics, economics, and business to develop in-depth analytical, statistical, and computational skills you can apply to macro-labor ... +

Our MS in Quantitative Economics blends mathematics, economics, and business to develop in-depth analytical, statistical, and computational skills you can apply to macro-labor economics, public finance, monetary policy, financial economics, market design, and more. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Mathematics have combined their academic strength and practical expertise to deliver the MSc Quantitative Finance course.

Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Mathematics have combined their academic strength and practical expertise to deliver the MSc Quantitative Finance course. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

Kick-start your career with an FT top-ranked Master’s in Finance and specialize in banking, quantitative finance or digital finance. The Master’s in Finance is designed to pro ... +

Kick-start your career with an FT top-ranked Master’s in Finance and specialize in banking, quantitative finance or digital finance. The Master’s in Finance is designed to provide rigorous and relevant training for future financial professionals. We combine theory and practice to equip you with a solid foundation in financial principles, tools, and techniques that position you for a rewarding career in finance. You learn how to analyze financial markets, use and structure financial products and devise investment opportunities. USI takes great pride in adapting its course offering to the rapid changes in increasingly complex financial systems. -
MSc
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Vienna, Austria

The Master’s Program in Quantitative Finance is available at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) since the winter semester 2009/2010.

The Master’s Program in Quantitative Finance is available at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) since the winter semester 2009/2010. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2021
08 Oct 2020
Campus
 
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

The MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of statistical (partic ... +

The MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) is designed principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives. It is particularly suitable if you have a first degree in engineering, applied science, applied mathematics, economics, or similar subjects, but also suitable for others with quantitative skills. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 years
English
Online
 
University of Zurich Faculty of Economics
Zürich, Switzerland

Offered by the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, two innovative institutions that offer world-class graduate programs taught by leadin ... +

Offered by the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, two innovative institutions that offer world-class graduate programs taught by leading international scholars in one of the most international cities in Europe. We invite you to make our Master program the next step in your career development. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Feb 2021
Campus
 
University of Strathclyde Business School
Glasgow, United Kingdom +4 More

Globally, financial tools, products, and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an under ... +

Globally, financial tools, products, and software are becoming increasingly complex and sophisticated. There's a demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in these products. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics and Finance is a one-year program that exposes highly talented students to fundamental research methods in the fields of econom ... +

The Master of Science in Quantitative Economics and Finance is a one-year program that exposes highly talented students to fundamental research methods in the fields of economics and finance. The program prepares for careers in academia, public institutions, and upscale jobs in the industry. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Aarhus University
Aarhus, Denmark

The International Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) is an elite programme at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. Students tailo ... +

The International Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) is an elite programme at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. Students tailor their own study programme on the basis of a range of advanced courses with a quantitative orientation, including selected PhD-level courses. The programme requires strong analytical skills in quantitative methods, and there are special requirements regarding the level and qualitative content of written assignments. A particular emphasis is placed on the students’ analytical and quantitative skills. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
BI Norwegian Business School
Oslo, Norway

Earn your master’s degree as part of an international network of 19 leading business schools and corporate partners committed to developing global talent with strong quantitat ... +

Earn your master’s degree as part of an international network of 19 leading business schools and corporate partners committed to developing global talent with strong quantitative competencies, analytical skills, international and intercultural experience, and management potential. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Science
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this ... +

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. -
MSc
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas in finance and focuses on the econometric and quantitative skills needed to support important financial decision-makin ... +

The Quantitative Finance programme covers all main areas in finance and focuses on the econometric and quantitative skills needed to support important financial decision-making processes. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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