Master Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna

Program Description

Master Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna

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

  • Asset management
  • Risk management
  • Liability management
  • 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
  • Information for international applicants: please find our guidebook in the download area
  • Medium of instruction: English
  • Number of study places per year: 20 part-time per year
  • Study periods: three evenings a week and Saturdays
  • Tuition fees: € 363.36 per semester (+ € 19.20 Austrian Students Union fee)

PRMIA accreditation for Quantitative Asset and Risk Management /PRM industry certificate

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated April 27, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Sept. 2019
2 years
Part time
363 EUR
per semester
Austria - Vienna, Vienna
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