Help develop the role of big data in finance
In many disciplines of finance, the use of quantitative tools is rapidly rising. So experts with a deep knowledge of quantative finance and data science are in high demand. In the Quantitative Finance (Finance) programme of the University of Amsterdam we prepare you to become fluent in performing data driven analyses, for example in complex risk modelling for regulatory regimes like Basel III. Also, you will learn how to manage big data in other finance disciplines such as risk management, asset management and investment banking.
Do you have a mind for mathematics and an interest for data driven analysis applied to financial decision making? This may well be the track for you.
Graduates of the Master's in Finance/Quantitative Finance track have excellent job prospects for positions as investment banker, all-round financial or business analyst, investment advisor, portfolio manager, derivatives trader, treasurer and financial director, risk manager, business analyst with financial institutions or fin-tech start-ups, quantitative asset manager or hedge fund manager at Dutch and international companies, such as:
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Financial Markets
- Computational Finance
- Applied Financial Econometrics
- Empirical Methods in Finance
- Advanced Investments
- 12 months
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- An academic Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Finance, or a degree in Business Economics, Economics or Business Administration with a specialisation in Finance or Real Estate Finance
- Eligible candidates must have at least 15 ECTS of: courses in finance. This should include: Investments, Corporate Finance, and Derivatives. Courses in econometrics (2nd or 3rd year course)
- Applicants with Bachelor's degrees in other areas must additionally have proven knowledge of: microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, mathematics and statistics at foundation-year level
- English language proficiency
- GMAT or GRE scores
- Upload a motivation letter and show personal initiative
International17295 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17295 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2168 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 12 months.
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