Masters Programs in Quantitative Finance in Africa 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

A Master degree in Quantitative Finance seeks to teach how to solve problems in financial economics by using mathematical methods. Areas and methods such as statistics, probability or numerical analysis are used in a variety of areas, examples of these are insurance and risk management or profit maximisation.

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University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

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 quantita ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2020
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