Master's Degree in Quantitative Finance in Ile-de-France in France

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Quantitative Finance

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

A Master in Quantitative Finance will provide students with the ability to apply mathematical methods to solve the problems in financial economics. These mathematical methods range from probability theory to numerical analysis. Applications are possible in several sectors such as risk management and insurance, or others such as profit maximisation.

France offers a superb higher education system to not only its citizens but also foreigners. The country's dynamic culture attracts foreign students and those interested in pursuing international courses. France has a tradition of scientific and technological innovation. This ensures that scholars fully utilize their creativity.

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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 in Ile-de-France in France. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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... [-]