Masters Degree in Quantitative Finance in Europe

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Quantitative Finance

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

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.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master in Corporate Finance - MCF

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

SPbU Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is the first business school in Russia to be included in the International FT ranking. This is the only school in Russia that offers the prestigious Joint Degree with CEMS and Double Degree Options with leading universities. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance in Europe 2017. Overview SPbU Graduate School of Management (GSOM) is the first business school in Russia to be included in the International FT ranking. This is the only school in Russia that offers the prestigious Joint Degree with CEMS and Double Degree Options with leading universities. This program provides a compulsory semester abroad at top business schools worldwide. The outstanding curriculum and world class professors from SPbU GSOM and all over the world are involved into the study process. Programme outline Compulsory courses: Financial Accounting & Reporting Financial Markets & Instruments Managerial Economics Quantitative Methods in Finance Corporate Finance Risk Management Financial Analysis & Valuation Elective courses: Contemporary Financial Intermediation Introduction to Business Management: Statistics Financial Econometrics Management Accounting Marketing of Innovative Products Cases in Corporate Finance Credits: 120 ECTS [-]

Master in Engineering

Leonard de Vinci Group
Campus Full time 5 years Open Enrollment France Paris

ESILV Graduate School of Engineering trains engineers with strong scientific and technical bases and a real professional experience, who are opened to the world and prepared to the challenges of tomorrow’s industry. [+]

ESILV (Léonard de Vinci Graduate School of Engineering) is structured around digital sciences and technology and is separated into four major specialisations that include computer science, computational mechanics, finance, and energy. With intimate class sizes supporting close peer-to-peer interaction, team projects, and international internships/opportunities, students receive a comprehensive, well-rounded education. ESILV is a member of the CGE, the UGEI, the CDEFI, and Campus France. ESILV awards graduates the “Diplôme d’Ingénieur” accredited by the “Commission des titres d’ingénieur (CTI)” which is the French accreditation body for engineering programmes and institutions. ESILV has the Master label EURACE. Read more on the school's website: Master in Engineering ESILV offer five-year Master’s programme : The 1st cycle of 3 years enables students to be at the heart of the digital and to acquire strong scientific bases in Computer Science, Mathematics and Engineering. The last 2 years, the master’s programme, are devoted to building proficiency in a chosen area of expertise. 4 specialisations: Computing and Digital Sciences Computational Mechanics and Modeling Digital Modern Energy Financial Engineering: IT and Quantitative Finance The programme also prepares students for the expectations of French and international recruitment consultants: 3 internships in companies (a total of 14 months in 5 years); student projects in partnership with companies; Hybridisation and cross skills by applying a unique teaching skills with students from EMLV – School of Management and IIM – School of Multimedia; Engage for the future trends: Big Data, FinTech & Assurtech, CyberSecurity, Smart Objects, Smart Buildings, Sustainable mobility; Develop the... [-]

Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance

emlyon business school
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris

The objective of the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is to train top level specialists able to advance in today’s global financial sector characterised by constant change and continuous innovation. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance in Europe 2017. Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance Gain scientific, technical and financial skills The objective of the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is to train top level specialists able to advance in today’s global financial sector characterised by constant change and continuous innovation. This 12-month programme has been developed to help graduates from engineering schools and universities, possessing a strong background in mathematics, computer science, physics and similar areas of expertise, launch their career in quantitative finance. After completing this specialised programme, graduates take up various positions like Risk Manager, Financial Engineer or ‘Quant’, Asset Manager, Fund Manager and others. The academic courses include both the fundamentals of management as well as specialised courses like quantitative methods, economic and financial environments, life insurance and pension funds management. This academic part takes place in Paris and is complemented by a 6 month internship. If you are looking to enter the international world of finance, and want to become part of a network of over 27,000 professionals around the globe, then the Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance is the right programme for you! emlyon business school is one of the first Business Schools to provide the Quantitative Finance Specialised Programme students with official training to obtain the French Financial Securities Authority (AMF) certification. This certification is mandatory for all professionals of the French financial markets, products and advisory activities. Fast Facts Campus Day: Meet us in Paris on January 21st! Study in Paris, one of the top... [-]

Master in Quantitative Finance and Insurance

ESOMAS, University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Turin

The two years Master Program in Quantitative Finance and Insurance represents a challenging opportunity for acquiring  high level competencies, both methodological and professional, in financial and actuarial modelling and decision making. [+]

Program description The two years Master Program in Quantitative Finance and Insurance represents a challenging opportunity for acquiring  high level competencies, both methodological and professional, in financial and actuarial modelling and decision making. Our graduates will be able to correctly identify and approach the different problems they will face in a risky and rapidly changing environment, exploiting a good mastering of Mathematics (Differential and Integral Calculus, Optimization, Differential Equations, and more), Probability and Statistics at a not elementary level, a deep understanding of “real life” Finance and Insurance, being risk conscious in a wide sense. A good background in Mathematics, Probability and Statistics is strongly recommended to get full profit of the program. To help students to refresh their basic knowledge, an intensive short course on the essentials of Mathematical Analysis and Probability will be provided for next A.Y. 2016-17 before classes, from September 6 to September 16. Educational Goal The course fits to the current convergence of the activities of banks and business, financial companies, with the activities of insurance and reinsurance and social security systems. These organizations deal with issues related to each other, which are studied implementing tools, techniques and models quite similar when not substantially identical. The educational aim of the course, in general, is to provide a sound preparation, and knowledge of these tools, techniques and models, they can find suitable application both in the financial and in the insurance environment, and, being the whole course held in English, both in Italy and almost worldwide.... [-]

Master in Economics

ESOMAS, University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Turin

Consulting firms, regulatory bodies, large manufacturing and financial firms rely on both strategic thinking and sound measurement of business trends. This programme combines training in economics and in advanced quantitative techniques. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance in Europe 2017. Two-year Masters Course Consulting firms, regulatory bodies, large manufacturing and financial firms rely on both strategic thinking and sound measurement of business trends. This programme combines training in economics and in advanced quantitative techniques. The study of economic systems and economic policy, the interpretation and forecasting of macroeconomic data, and the analysis of market structures are among the core topics of the program. Graduates will hold a diploma of Laurea Magistrale. Interaction with Collegio Carlo Alberto Collegio Carlo Alberto is a foundation fostering research and teaching in economics, sharing the best practices of the international academic community. Economics students are encouraged to join weekly seminars as well as the “Collegio aperto”, which is a lecture series on current economic topics. Academically outstanding students may apply to become Senior Allievi of Collegio. The Allievi are expected to fulfil their university requirements, as well as to participate in additional activities at Collegio. International Exchanges The following partner universities have masters degrees that are close to ours. Freie Universitaet Berlin, Carlos III Madrid, Copenhagen Business School, University of Freiburg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University of Rennes I, Ludwig-Maximilian Munchen, Monash University Melbourne, Sydney University, University of Helsinki, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Double Degree There is the possibility to obtain a double-degree (the Italian Laurea Magistrale in Economics and the French Master in Public Economics and Public Finance) by attending the second year at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rennes 1,... [-]

Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

A highly challenging one-year programme designed to prepare you for a successful career as a financial professional. [+]

This Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance offers its prospective students an advanced education. Its curriculum consists of a combination of finance, statistics, econometrics, programming and mathematics. This master offers full coverage of financial disciplines such as asset and derivative pricing numerical methods and programming skills. It is oriented to an audience with a quantitative background either by recent education orby professional experience. Join the online information sessions on Solvay Advanced Masters next March 21-22-23, 2017! Register at http://coms.solvay.edu/am-online-infosession

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September 2008 was a turning point in the financial sector, driving it towards new horizons. A shift of paradigm and the emergence of new markets is leading to a radical change in the rules of the game. Complexity is reaching unprecedented levels. And competitiveness is increasing. In this context, financial decision making needs quantitative innovation. Classical modelling techniques are not top performers any longer. New quantitative techniques are needed. Models based on statistics and financial reality. Cutting edge models and methodologies. And last, the financial sector needs ... [-]

Master in Finance: Honours Programme Quantitative Finance

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Rotterdam + 1 more

The Quantitative Finance programme is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s programme in Finance. You will take three core courses in... [+]

Master in Finance: Honours Programme Quantitative Finance

 

The Quantitative Finance programme is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s programme in Finance. You will take three core courses in finance (Investments, Derivatives, and Quantitative Risk Management), and three advanced methodological core courses in econometrics and financial mathematics.You can select three electives from the Master’s programmes in Finance, Econometrics, Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics and others. This freedom of choice allows you to select your own specialization and create your own career profile. You will be able to emphasize fundamental, methodological subjects or focus on the application of advanced methodology.In the course of one year you will attend lectures, complete case study assignments, give presentations and conduct extensive research assignments. The programme is taught in English. Graduates receive the title of Master of Finance.... [-]


Master in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

EISTI : Graduate School in Computer Science and Mathematics Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Pau Cergy-Pontoise + 1 more

Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in quantitative finance, and makes great use of the collaborations with the Universities of Paris-Dauphine and Cergy-Pontoise. [+]

Master’s Degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in quantitative finance, and makes great use of the collaborations with the Universities of Paris-Dauphine and Cergy-Pontoise. The Master is primarily going to appeal to international students, "free movers" or those from our partner universities or for high-potential foreign engineers who are looking for an international career in the domain of finance. This program leads to a Master degree and a Diplôma accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. Objective This Master’s degree covers the whole chain of quantitative finance, from theoretical aspects to the application in a professional setting. The chain can be described as follows: Description of the market and financial products Mathematical models of finance Mathematical models of risk Numerical resolution: computer-aided simulation Calibration and asset evaluation Specific details of the Master: The Master came from the Financial Engineering option (IFI) taught at the ESITI for the last 13 years (all students from the option have found work as soon as their compulsory internships finished, and have an average salary 20% higher than the norm in this sector). In and of itself, the Master is intrinsically international. The theoretical teaching of this Master is very thorough, covering everything needed to know in the associated professions. As a consequence, the students are very adaptable within the work market. The Master offers a 3-skilled approach, in Computer Science, Mathematics and Finance. Practical information The training lasts 1316 hours (646... [-]

Master in Financial Economics

University of Algarve
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Portugal Faro

The program aims at complementing student´s academic formation with the development of analytical and critical competences in Economics, with particular reference to Financial Economics, providing an advanced knowledge of the modern economic theory with relevance for finance and offering a professional and scientific formation to students with particular interest in finance. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance in Europe 2017. The MSc in Financial Economics is fully accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education. Such accreditation is based on the recognition of the excellence of the program’s Faculty (scientific research and teaching practices), as well as on the exceptional quality of School’s facilities and equipment. This master course is intended to fulfill the societies' growing needs of high qualified resources in finance, and to offer a specialized formation in this field, in English, that can capture national and foreign students. We aim to provide a specialized academic formation in this scientific field not only to undergraduate students of the University of Algarve but also to other national and international students, who look for a specialization in financial economics. On the other hand, the specialized formation provides the students with appropriate background to attend the PhD Program in Management and Economic Sciences, lectured by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve. Students of this Master Course also have an opportunity to attend courses of the Master in Finance and Banking at the University Pablo Olavide (Seville) in the Spring term. Master Goals and Learning Objectives The MSc in Financial Economics is a 3 semester program that provides students with rigorous training in economics, econometrics and finance, aiming to helping student progress in their studies at the PhD level. In addition, the range of electives that are offered allow the graduate in Financial Economics to start his/her career... [-]

Master's In Quantitative Finance

Afi Escuela de Finanzas
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Master in Quantitative Finance (MFC) is an intensive graduate program aimed at training professionals of high technical level in the financial field. It provides mathematics, quantitative and computational techniques necessary to understand, implement and develop financial models applied to the valuation of financial instruments and quantitative measurement of risk in credit institutions, to be [+]

Why a Master in Quantitative Finance? The Master in Quantitative Finance (MFC) It is an intensive graduate program aimed at training professionals of high technical level in the financial field. It provides mathematics, quantitative and computational techniques necessary to understand, implement and develop financial models applied to the valuation of financial instruments and quantitative measurement of risk in credit institutions, insurance, financial consultants, etc. Currently in the process for validation as a Master's Degree from the Universidad Internacional Menendez Pelayo (UIMP). [-]

Master In Quantitative Finance

CIFF Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera
Campus Part time 9 months November 2017 Spain Madrid

CIFF Since we know that the financial sector struggles to emerge from a complex situation both by restructuring the market itself is experiencing, and the appearance of new products requires us to avoid making past mistakes. This forces [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance in Europe 2017. CIFF Since we know that the financial sector struggles to emerge from a complex situation both by restructuring the market itself is experiencing, and the appearance of new products requires us to avoid making past mistakes. This requires professionals to balance their busy day to day with a company specialized in the field of valuation of financial assets as of the measurement and control of risk, which enhances their career training. The Master of Quantitative Finance is a program by and for professionals specialized in the training of analysts capable of performing risk assessments accurate enough to enable them to undertake good investment and hedging strategies, and quants who can successfully meet the assessment of financial derivatives commonly used both as new products are scheduled for launch. Therefore we offer: - EXECUTIVE A program that allows you to combine training with your workday with weekly classroom sessions on Fridays and Saturdays. - A methodology that combines leading technology analysis tools, using case studies and group work, and which gives our students a 360 ° view to addressing any problems. - With access to an INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION, through the preparatory course included in the Master in Quantitative Finance: Financial Risk Manager (FRM Level I and II). - A TEACHING FACULTY consisting of working professionals by major banking and financial institutions, providing it to the master in quantitative finance applied a marked character. - A TALENT DEVELOPMENT department that not only cares about get you... [-]