Masters Programs in Quantitative Finance

Compare 12 Masters Programs in Quantitative Finance

Quantitative Finance

A Masters degree in Quantitative Finance is a course that exposes the use of mathematical methods in solving all financial economics’ issues. As part of the coursework, students are prepared to be reliable quantitative analysts, or ‘quants’. The program is designed to help students acquire the best skills in trading, structuring, investing and analysis or credit risks as well as developing markets. The field of study comes with effective training of students in fixed income and derivatives as well as management and hedging of the resulting markets.

A Master in Quantitative Finance degree will help students in building reliable skills while developing the finance theory. The field draws quality links from computer science, statistics and applied mathematics. The field has an outlined use of calculus, simulation and numerical techniques. During the program approach on the major specialization areas, there is formal learning of financial economics on financial markets as well as asset pricing. The major program specializations include quantitative techniques, mathematical theory and financial applications.

Taking a Masters degree in Quantitative Finance prepares students for the wide market of quality finance management that is dynamic. The global demand for skilled analysts and financial quantifiers will be the next practice upon graduating. The skills learned are relevant in quantitative asset management, financial programming, structuring of derivatives and management of financial risks. The program will see the equipment of rigorous knowledge on asset pricing, financial securities and effective applications.

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Master's In Quantitative Finance

Afi Escuela de Finanzas
Campus Full time 10 months September 2018 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).

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Master In Quantitative Finance

CIFF Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera
Campus Part time 9 months November 2018 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 [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

EISTI : Graduate School in Computer Science and Mathematics Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Pau Cergy + 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:... [-]


Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics (MQE)

Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics & School of Economics, Xiamen University
Campus Full time 2 - 5 years September 2018 China Xiamen

The Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, one of the most beautiful universities in China. It is designed to provide rigorous training in quantitative analysis for applications in economics and finance, after laying down a solid foundation in economic theory. Taking advantage of her excellent research group on theoretical and applied econometrics, WISE is able to offer the most extensive ranges of courses in econometrics in China. This program is ideal for highly motivated students who want to pursue Ph.D. study in an academic institution or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world. [+]

OBJECTIVES

The Master of Economics in Quantitative Economics is a 2-year full-time English-taught program offered by WISE at Xiamen University, the most beautiful university in China.

It is designed to provide rigorous training in quantitative analysis for applications in economics and finance, after laying down a solid foundation in economic theory. Taking advantage of her excellent research group on theoretical and applied econometrics, WISE is able to offer the most extensive ranges of courses in econometrics in China. This program is ideal for highly motivated students who want to pursue Ph.D. study in an academic institution or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world.... [-]


Master in Finance: Honours Program Quantitative Finance

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program 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. [+]

Master in Finance: Honours Program Quantitative Finance

The Quantitative Finance program is an 84-credit Honours Track that is part of the Master’s program 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 programs 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 the advanced methodology.In the course of one year you will attend lectures, complete case study assignments, give presentations and conduct extensive research assignments. The program is taught in English. Graduates receive the title of Master of Finance.... [-]


MCom in Quantitative Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The purpose of this programme is for the student to develop applied competence in the interpretation, reflection and application of principles in the broader field of quantitative finance. Through the master’s dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of quantitative finance. [+]

The purpose of this programme is for the student to develop applied competence in the interpretation, reflection and application of principles in the broader field of quantitative finance. Through the master’s dissertation, a qualifying student shows evidence of scientific research, application of scientific research methodologies and an ability to reflect thereon in the holistic context of quantitative finance.

Admission requirements:

A potential student must be in possession of a Quantitative Finance oriented Bachelor of Commerce Honours qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7; or Alternatively, a student should possess any other qualification on New NQF level 8/Old NQF level 7 and have related quantitative finance oriented experience which is deemed applicable by the Department of Finance and Investment Management; Selection to the master’s research programme is subject to the successful defence of a research proposal. The research proposal should be presented to a panel convened by the Department of Finance and Investment Management for this purpose. The Department of Finance and Investment Management must specifically approve the field of study, the research topic, methodology and problem statement before the candidate may register; Selection is based on academic merit and the availability of places and hence may entail the use of additional criteria/requirements; and Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. ... [-]

Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2018 Belgium Brussels

A highly challenging one-year program 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.

10 PARADIGMS

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 modeling 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 Quantitative Finance and Insurance

University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Turin

The course fits 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 course fits 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.

It is believed that setting up to date, as also for professional and business activities of all finance and insurance companies are asked to deal with the management and certification of both the assets and the liabilities. Please note that this double competence is also planned in the syllabus for the preparation of the State examination for access to the National Order of Actuaries, Table A, which has reserved activities, as well as to access CFA Institute program to get the Chartered Financial Accounts credentials.... [-]


Specialised Programme in Quantitative Finance

emlyon business school
Campus Full time September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Quantitative Finance and Insurance

ESOMAS, University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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 modeling 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 modeling 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 a 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.... [-]


Master of Quantitative Finance

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Newmarket

Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. [+]

Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. The role of these professionals is also changing in response to technological advances; finance professionals now perform more analysis and serve directly with senior management in planning for profit maximization. The Rutgers Master of Quantitative Finance Program is a unique and exciting degree program designed to prepare you for employment in this interdisciplinary, technologically sophisticated, specialized field.

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Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St. Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education combining theory and quantitative methods. Building on a set of core courses, students choose from numerous electives to specialise in economics, finance or econometrics. The MiQE/F prepares students for ambitious careers requiring a deep understanding of economics and finance, combined with a rigorous competence in quantitative methods. This combination provides MiQE/F graduates with a competitive advantage on the job market and offers access to highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. [+]

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance, and quantitative methods. Apart from a common set of core courses, you select from a larger menu of optional courses to specialise in economics, finance or a combination of both. Your head start The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education combining theory and quantitative methods. Building on a set of core courses, students choose from numerous electives to specialise in economics, finance or econometrics. The MiQE/F prepares students for ambitious careers requiring a deep understanding of economics and finance, combined with a rigorous competence in quantitative methods. This combination provides MiQE/F graduates with a competitive advantage on the job market and offers access to highly selective Ph.D. programmes worldwide. Curriculum In the MiQE/F programme, the compulsory courses mainly focus on economic theory and quantitative methods: Advanced Mathematics and Statistics, Mathematics, Statistics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Advanced Microeconomics, Theory of Finance, Econometrics. You can choose the core electives according to your interests and talents and shape your own profile. They involve advanced application-oriented work and problem-solving and allow for various specialisations. The different areas of specialisation include optional courses in econometrics, finance and economics, which are important to prepare for quantitative applications. The three specialisation areas can be flexibly combined: • Quantitative economics • Quantitative finance • Corporate finance, banking and insurance During your studies, you will also have to write a Master’s thesis and attend courses in... [-]