Part time Master's Degree in Quantitative Finance

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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.

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.

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Master in quantitative finance

CIFF Centro Internacional de Formación Financiera
Campus Part time 9 months November 2019 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 of Quantitative Finance

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Part time 1 - 3 years January 2019 Australia Sydney

The Master of Quantitative Finance provides the full gamut of specialised quantitative finance skills and development of professional competency required to be a quantitative finance specialist performing at the cutting edge of the discipline. Participants have the opportunity to see the application of quantitative finance to advanced financial instruments, an integrated approach to risk management and how to implement quantitative finance strategies. [+]

The quantitative finance program provides the opportunity to acquire the detailed specialised knowledge and the professional competency required to work as a quantitative finance analyst in the modern finance industry.

Career options for graduates include positions as quantitative analysts, risk management analysts, quantitative structures, quantitative developers, forecasters, traders, investment analysts and financial engineers across investment banks, trading banks, hedge funds, investment management companies, consulting companies, energy and mining companies, regulatory bodies and government organisations.

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MCom in Quantitative Finance

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

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. ... [-]