MSc Degree in Quantitative Finance

Top 20 Masters of Science (MScs) in Quantitative Finance 2018

Quantitative Finance

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

The field of quantitative finance aims to predict and analyze the behavior of markets and other financial systems. One of these programs of study may teach students about data analysis, chaotic behavior, probability, or algorithm design, as well as economics or financial practices.

MSc in Quantitative Finance

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Master of Science in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lally School of Management
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Troy

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering. [+]

Quantitative Finance is the quantitative analysis of financial markets and decision-making using statistics and mathematical tools of physics, computer science, and engineering.

Risk Analytics is the application of computational technologies, statistics, and operations research to solve problems of risk assessment and management in finance and business. As global markets become more complex and interdependent, the importance of “quants,” or managers who know how to use quantitative models to understand markets, is growing.

Master of Science in Quantitative Finance & Risk Analytics (QFRA) Students will: Master cutting-edge financial theory and advanced analytical techniques; Study emerging concepts, practices, and techniques in the finance industry; Conduct empirical research and modeling; Utilize a variety of professional databases and computer software; STEM Certified. ... [-]

MS in Quantitative Economics

Yeshiva University
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 USA New York

Our MS in Quantitative Economics blends mathematics, economics, and business to develop in-depth analytical, statistical, and computational skills you can apply to macro-labor economics, public finance, monetary policy, financial economics, market design, and more. [+]

Professionals who can understand real-world problems and provide objective results using mathematical analysis are in constant demand in the United States and around the world. Our MS in Quantitative Economics blends mathematics, economics, and business to develop in-depth analytical, statistical, and computational skills you can apply to macro-labor economics, public finance, monetary policy, financial economics, market design, and more.Classes are held in midtown Manhattan, giving you easy access to professional networking opportunities in some of the world's most prominent companies.

Get the Quantitative Edge

Our unique quantitative focus will help you distinguish yourself from others in business, real estate, government, consulting, and NGOs. We teach... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance

BI Norwegian Business School
Campus Full time August 2018 Norway Oslo

The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance will provide you with the skills to assess problems, analyse them through advanced modelling, and make informed decisions. [+]

Why Study Quantitative Finance?

The globalisation of today’s financial markets has led to increased international competition and a growing need for employees with advanced skills. Candidates who combine a deep understanding of financial theory with strong quantitative skills are in high demand. Since companies today have access to large amounts of data, they need employees who can process and analyse financial data to make strategic decisions.

The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance will provide you with the skills to assess problems, analyse them through advanced modelling, and make informed decisions. You will learn to use data and technology to better understand complex financial relationships and manage assets, evaluate risk factors, and maximize profitability. This combination of quantitative and analytical skills is easily transferable to other business disciplines beyond finance, which will make you a valuable candidate for employment across industries.... [-]


Master in Applied Quantitative Finance

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 15 - 24  March 2019 USA Denver + 1 more

The Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the Reiman School combines the in-depth study of finance theories and principles with advanced technologies, communication, and teamwork with a strong focus on ethics and values. [+]

Learn why finance recruiters hire Daniels graduates.

Gain in-depth knowledge of finance and the experience employers want.

The Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance from the Reiman School combines the in-depth study of finance theories and principles with advanced technologies, communication, and teamwork with a strong focus on ethics and values. You will develop financial models with integrated classroom experience and apply your newly learned skills immediately. We will challenge you to think, not memorize. We believe in learning by doing, practicing and perfecting.

The Daniels Master of Science in Applied Quantitative Finance is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) degree according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHS expanded list includes designated degrees that qualify for up to 17 months Optional Practical Training (OPT) Extension for F-1 Nonimmigrant Students.... [-]


MSc Quantitative Finance

Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester

Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Mathematics have combined their academic strength and practical expertise to deliver the MSc Quantitative Finance course. [+]

Alliance Manchester Business School and the School of Mathematics have combined their academic strength and practical expertise to deliver the MSc Quantitative Finance course.

Ensuring that the mathematics element is accessible, the programme offers a good balance between mathematics and finance. They are particularly suitable for students with a degree in Finance, Financial Economics, Actuarial Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (see entry requirements ), as well as relevant work experience (non-compulsory). It is also suited to those wishing to gain salary enhancements, or students wishing to pursue advanced studies in quantitative finance.

The course provides an advanced knowledge and understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in quantitative finance and financial engineering, delivered from a genuinely international and multicultural perspective, and with a `current issues' approach to teaching. The course is particularly useful for careers that involve designing new financial instruments and managing to trade in them.... [-]


Masters in Quantitative Finance

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business
Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Vienna

The Master’s Program in Quantitative Finance is available at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) since the winter semester 2009/2010. [+]

The Master Quantitative Finance will provide you with an excellent academic and practical education to become an expert in financial methodology. It is your ideal starting point for a future career in today’s challenging and dynamic financial markets. The well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills combined with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory of finance. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to use mathematical models to understand complex financial problems. A special focus lies on using the software 'R', an open source implementation of the language S for data analysis and visualization. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs' faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Finance (MQF)

Singapore Management University
Campus Full time 12  August 2018 Singapore

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers [+]

SMU MQF by coursework provides a pathway to equip students with the knowledge to tame the risk while staying on the top of the game. It offers a unique learning journey in the realm of stochastic processes, Ito’s calculus, risk analytics, pricing and hedging, and quant trading.

The courses are conducted at Lee Kong Chian School of Business, SMU and Cass Business School, City University London – two business schools located right in the heart of the cities where the financial districts are buzzing with opportunities and where a new generation of quant professionals is needed to make a difference in the financial industry. At the end of the journey, when all the rigorous tests are cleared and when the tale of two cities is storied, a master’s degree in quantitative finance will be awarded jointly by SMU and City University London.... [-]


MSc/PgDip in Quantitative Finance

University of Strathclyde Business School
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

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. [+]

Why this course?

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.

The MSc in Quantitative Finance – an innovative cross-faculty alliance between the Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science – has been developed to address this need. The course has been designed so that students who have a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics, and computing but who have not studied these topics in detail in their first degree can learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.

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MSc in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE)

Aarhus University
Campus Full time September 2018 Denmark Aarhus

The International Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) is an elite programme at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. Students tailor their own study programme on the basis of a range of advanced courses with a quantitative orientation, including selected PhD-level courses. The programme requires strong analytical skills in quantitative methods, and there are special requirements regarding the level and qualitative content of written assignments. A particular emphasis is placed on the students’ analytical and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) A quantitative and analytical focus for the elite student

The International Master of Science in Quantitative Economics (IMSQE) is an elite programme at the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS. Students tailor their own study programme on the basis of a range of advanced courses with a quantitative orientation, including selected PhD-level courses. The programme requires strong analytical skills in quantitative methods, and there are special requirements regarding the level and qualitative content of written assignments. A particular emphasis is placed on the students’ analytical and quantitative skills.

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MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

The profession of econometrics and management science involves doing quantitative analyses in order to solve problems faced by the government and businesses. Economic aspects usually play a major role in such problems. This study programme is mainly geared to teaching students the necessary economic theory and quantitative skills. [+]

MSc in Econometrics and Management Science – Specialisation Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing

Using data science to retrieve hidden information

The need for quantitative support for operational and strategic decisions is ever-increasing. Do you want to help businesses understand their customers better and make smarter decisions? Are maths, statistics and econometrics your forte? Do data science and the use of advanced methods appeal to you? The Business Analytics and Quantitative Marketing programme focuses on the most creative side of data science: converting big data into knowledge, finding opportunities and predicting behaviour.

This challenging programme teaches you how to solve business problems from an econometric point of view, perform quantitative research by using and further developing state-of-the-art data-analysis methods and translate findings into actionable advice.... [-]


MSc in Quantitative Finance

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 Ireland Dublin

Following an academic review the structure of the M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance has changed and will now be a two semester course consisting of 10 modules along with a summer dissertation. [+]

Following an academic review the structure of the M.Sc. in Quantitative Finance has changed and will now be a two-semester course consisting of 10 modules along with a summer dissertation. The MSc in Quantitative Finance from UCD Smurfit School trains you to use your quantitative talents to the full.

What is the programme about?

The MSc in Quantitative Finance is a balanced programme of finance and computational methods, which will suit numerate, competitive students looking for careers in finance that stretch their quantitative talents.

Objectives

We aim to give you the knowledge and skills to develop quantitative security pricing models and trading strategies. These will help you manage portfolios of equity, fixed income and derivative securities. You will also develop the tools for managing corporate financial risk.... [-]


MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) (Distance Learning Programme)

SOAS University of London
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5  November 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) has been created principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires a knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives. [+]

Overview

Duration: 2-5 years

Start of programme: November/February/April/June/August

Mode of Attendance: Online Learning

The MSc Finance (Quantitative Finance) has been created principally for postgraduates whose work in banks and other financial institutions requires a knowledge of statistical (particularly econometric) and quantitative approaches to risk and derivatives. It is particularly suitable if you have a first degree in engineering, applied science, applied mathematics, economics, or similar subjects, but is also suitable for others with quantitative skills.

Structure

You will study five core modules.

Derivatives Econometric Principles & Data Analysis Econometric Analysis & Applications Financial Econometrics Modelling Firms & Markets Risk Management: Principles & Applications ... [-]

Master of Science in Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance: Quantitative Risk Management

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12  September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

The Quantitative Risk Management track in the Master’s programme in Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance provides an excellent grounding for your career as a risk manager. [+]

The Quantitative Risk Management track in the Master’s programme in Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance provides an excellent grounding for your career as a risk manager. What makes this one-year programme unique is its integrated state-of-the-art curriculum and a wide range of courses. These incorporate all the latest international developments - think of Big Data Science, Market-Consistent Pricing, Systemic Risk Modelling, and Behavioral Insurance and Finance - as well as the advanced skills and methodology, practices and insights you will need to begin your career.

The Quantitative Risk Management (QRM) programme is embedded in the MSc in Actuarial Science & Mathematical Finance. The University of Amsterdam has an exceptionally strong tradition in the Actuarial Science and Quantitative Risk Management domain that is unmatched in The Netherlands. Internationally leading experts conduct world-class research here; we pride ourselves on our strong links to and support from the insurance and financial institutions of the world.... [-]


Master of Science in Quantitative Economics

Goethe University Frankfurt
Campus Full time October 2018 Germany Frankfurt

The study programme Quantitative Economics (MSQE), which is taught in English, offers analytical and quantitative training that is closely linked to the PhD programmes offered by the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management. [+]

The study programme Quantitative Economics (MSQE), which is taught in English, offers analytical and quantitative training that is closely linked to the PhD programmes offered by the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management. Students can choose from four study areas:

Quantitative Economics Quantitative Finance Quantitative Management Quantitative Marketing

In each of the study areas, students learn how to examine major economic questions and achieve scientifically based results using the concepts and methods they have acquired. Graduates of the MSQE programme can either continue their research with a dissertation in one of the PhD programmes of the Graduate School of Economics, Finance, and Management or start a challenging career in the field of economic policy, or the financial or marketing sector.... [-]


Master of Science UZH ETH in Quantitative Finance

University of Zurich Faculty of Economics
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 Switzerland Zürich + 1 more

Offered by the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, two innovative institutions that offer world-class graduate programs taught by leading international scholars in one of the most international cities in Europe. We invite you to make our Master program the next step in your career development. [+]

General description

The program combines high-level academic teaching and research in quantitative finance with problems taken directly out from the private banking and finance sector. A special feature of the program is the combination of lectures on financial economics with lectures on mathematical methods in finance (probability theory, statistics, numerical analysis).

The curriculum contains mandatory courses dedicated to the theory, the concepts and methods of Corporate Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Economics, Derivatives and Financial Engineering, Financial Econometrics and Mathematical Methods for Finance; further, each participant can follow specialized courses from the areas of Risk Management and Asset Management. Finally, the required Master Thesis serves to ensure the ability of the graduates to do autonomous scientific work for solving a relevant problem for the finance community.... [-]