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Masters/MscFinancial Engineering

University of Birmingham United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

MSc Financial Engineering is a multi-disciplinary field that involves the application of the computational engineering, software engineering, and computer programming skills, as well as the underlying mathematical and statistical theories to the analysis and management of financial opportunities. Students will receive the most advanced computational and programming techniques which help them advance quickly in the field.

Programme structure

Financial engineering is a multi-disciplinary field that involves the application of computational engineering, software engineering, and computer programming skills, as well as the underlying mathematical and statistical theories to the analysis and management of financial opportunities.

The programme is for strong (1st, 2.1 or equivalent) graduates from programmes in mathematics, or programmes with advanced mathematical components, and who wish to pursue a career in quantitative analysis in economic or financial sectors with state-of-art mathematical methods, computational skills and programming expertise.

Compulsory modules:

LM Exotic Options, Bonds and Further Quantitive Finance
LM Introduction to Quantitive Finance
LM Advanced Quantitive Finance: Crashes, Volatility, Multiple Assets and Hedging
LM Computational Methods and Programming
LM Financial Engineering Project
LM Game Theory
LM Research Skills
Statistical Methods in Finance and Economics

Optional modules (choose one):

Fundamentals: Databases
Intelligent Data Analysis (Extended)
LM Heuristic Optimisation
Numerical Methods in Linear Algebra

Career opportunities

Examples of employers

Aon Hewitt
Barnett Waddingham
Capita
Deloitte
Deutsche Bank
Ernst & Young
Mercer
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Softcat
Tudor Grange Academy School

Examples of occupations

Actuarial Trainee
Actuarial Consultant
Actuary
Analyst
Associate Auditor
Consultant
Financial Analyst
Management Accountant
Secondary School Teacher
Software Tester

Further study-examples of courses

ACA – Accountancy
ACCA – Accountancy
MSc Accounting and Finance
MSc Actuarial Science
MSc Computing Systems
MSc Finance and Investment
MSc Operational Research
MSc Statistics
PGCE Mathematics
PhD Applied Mathematics

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.