12 months
32040 USD/year
32040 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Quantitative Finance MSc program 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.


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 Quantitative Finance MSc program 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
  • Finance 
  • Statistics and Data Analysis 
  • Stochastic Modeling and Simulation
  • Machine Learning for Business
  • Marketing Analytics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

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

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  • International

    32040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16020 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    32040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16020 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Shanghai

5481 - 10133 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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