Masters Programs in Quantitative Finance

Compare 14 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 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. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance. 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. [-]

Master of Quantitative Management

The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2018 USA Durham

Designed for college graduates with strong quantitative backgrounds, this 10-month master’s program provides training in analytics and communication, all within a specific context—finance, marketing, forensics, or strategy. You’ll prepare for a career in data-based problem solving by learning at the intersection of business and analytics. Along with a foundation in data analysis, you’ll gain expertise in a specific function and a robust set of soft skills, becoming an analyst who can move the whole team forward. [+]

Sharpen your edge

Designed for college graduates with strong quantitative backgrounds, this 10-month master’s program provides training in analytics and communication, all within a specific context—finance, marketing, forensics, or strategy. You’ll prepare for a career in data-based problem solving by learning at the intersection of business and analytics. Along with a foundation in data analysis, you’ll gain expertise in a specific function and a robust set of soft skills, becoming an analyst who can move the whole team forward.

Forge a solid base

Guided by our elite faculty, you’ll learn how to leverage analytics to achieve business goals. A comprehensive curriculum spanning technical skills, functional knowledge, and advanced problem-solving methods creates a platform for success in your first role after graduating—and over the course of your career.... [-]


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 2018 Switzerland St.Gallen

The Master’s Programme in Quantitative Economics and Finance (MiQE/F) offers a high-quality graduate education in economic theory, finance and quantitative methods. Students can choose to specialise in either Economics or Finance, or a combination of both. [+]

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 unique feature of the MiQE/F is the combination of comprehensive economic and finance theory with quantitative empirical methods to analyse and solve challenging practical problems in economics, finance and the private sector. Being equipped with rigorous statistical and econometric methods and an expert knowledge of economics and finance, you will be uniquely positioned on the job market to successfully compete for the most challenging career opportunities in science, the private sector and national and international policy institutions. Curriculum... [-]

Master in Quantitative Finance & Actuarial Sciences

University of Ljubljana Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Slovenia Ljubljana

The master’s programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme’s goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. [+]

The master's programme in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences is designed to develop in-depth knowledge and specific skills in asset management, risk management, and actuarial sciences for future employees in the financial industry. The programme's goal is to acquaint the students with specific features of the finance and insurance industry. As part of core courses and specific track courses, students learn the basics of quantitative finance, actuarial sciences, the insurance industry, econometric analysis, and modelling. Given the programme’s methodological demands and level of difficulty, adequate prior knowledge of mathematics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics is required. Students demonstrate this by passing exams and fulfilling requirements in the relevant courses or holding a recognized undergraduate degree. Admissions Criteria First-year enrolment is open to: Graduates of first-level programmes in relevant study areas with at least 180 ECTS Graduates of a programme of study for graduate qualification in relevant areas of study Graduates of equivalent courses listed in the above paragraphs from other areas of study and completing additional academic requirements of 12 ECTS: Microeconomics 1 (6 ECTS) and Mathematics for Business and Economic Sciences (6 ECTS) Duration of study: 2 years (4 semesters) Scope of ECTS: 120 ECTS Study status: full-time Degree: Master in Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Sciences (second-cycle) Apart from candidates holding degrees in economics and business studies, the programme is suitable primarily for students with backgrounds in mathematics, physics, as well as machine and electrical engineering. To master statistics, microeconomics, finance, and the insurance industry; To acquaint students with the special... [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance. 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 european financial centers... [-]

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 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

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 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 ... [-]

MCom in Quantitative Finance

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2018 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. [+]

Masters in 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. Contact details: Prof Coenraad Labuschagne / 011 559 3799 / ccalabuschagne@uj.ac.za [-]

Master in Finance: Honours Programme Quantitative Finance

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

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 2018 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. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance. 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... [-]

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). [-]

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 modelling and decision making. [+]

Masters in Quantitative Finance. 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... [-]

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 [+]

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 the best opportunity for professional development, but... [-]

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 PhD study in an academic institution, or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world. [+]

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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 PhD study in an academic institution, or aim at business or government research group in China or around the world.... [-]


Economic-mathematical Analysis Specialist Masters

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Hungary Budapest

The charter of the description of qualifications: Degree in economics and mathematical economic analysis majors (Economist in Quantitative Economic Analysis). who have previous training in economics (University of ... [+]

The charter of the description of qualifications: Degree in economics and mathematical economic analysis majors (Economist in Quantitative Economic Analysis)

Who is waiting for the mathematical analysis Economics MA program?

Economic analysis of the mathematical special masters are waiting

• who have previous training in economics (University College) acquired their knowledge of the depth I want, in theory, be megalapozottabbá;

• who are the other areas of science (especially of mathematics, information technology) obtained in the initial or Master's level of knowledge they want with a high level of sound economic theory, to gain knowledge; ... [-]