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Quantitative Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance from New York University is intended to prepare pre-experience students with strong skills in mathematics, engineering, science and technology for the rapidly evolving professional marketplace in the field of finance.

Overview

It achieves this by leveraging key technical interests and capabilities of successful applicants into the modern financial architecture and its central functions including trading, product design, underwriting and securitization, payments and settlement, asset management, risk management, corporate financial management and a range of technical innovations that have evolved in many of these areas.

A high level of rigor is embedded in the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance from New York University. It is targeted toward smart, disciplined and dependable students who have the ability to climb a steep learning curve and a well-developed capability for creative and critical thinking. 

This is the skill set in demand in the new world of finance, from the biggest and most diverse financial institutions to specialized financial boutiques and end-users such as nonfinancial corporations and asset managers. To succeed, market participants need to know how financial instruments are designed, priced, traded and deployed in a highly competitive and unforgiving market environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to conduct sophisticated financial analyses pertinent to a range of financial functions in both financial and non-financial firms.
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate sophisticated financial analyses with tech-driven colleagues.
  • Students will be more easily able to adapt to new developments in finance and bridge the gap between application of modern product and process technologies and state-of-the-art finance.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Business Communication
  • Foundations of Finance 
  • Statistics and Data Analysis 
  • Stochastic Modeling and Simulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58607 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    58608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58607 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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