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Financial Engineering and Risk Management

University of Texas at Dallas

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Science in Financial Engineering and Risk Management degree is a cohort STEM program at University of Texas at Dallas for students who want to learn the quantitative skills required to analyze financial information, engineer financial products, identify risks and manage risks. 

Overview

The Financial Engineering and Risk Management degree program at University of Texas at Dallas is designed for students with or without a previous educational background in finance, but with a proclivity toward quantitative approaches to managerial issues.

In addition to the academic coursework, the Jindal School offers a number of resources to enhance the learning experience. A finance trading lab offers you the opportunity to train and get certified using the Bloomberg Terminal. The lab also has access to several databases, including Thomson Reuters Eikon, S&P Capital IQ, SDC Platinum, Morningstar Direct and Wharton Research Data Services. The program also offers a series of workshops that prepare students for the workplace. These resources allow students to improve their quantitative and qualitative skills in analyzing financial data and managing risk. Beyond the lab, JSOM’s Career Management Center staff helps students to find internships and jobs and hosts guest speakers and events.

Career Options

Financial data analytics and risk management are becoming two of the hottest fields in finance, and this program is designed to help students succeed in these areas. Career options include, but are not limited to: financial data analyst, credit analyst, quantitative credit risk analyst, financial analyst, financial engineer, research analyst, risk and insurance analyst, market risk analyst, quantitative risk analyst, chief risk officer, risk management officer, risk management analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Accounting Information and Analysis
  • Introduction to Mathematics in Finance
  • Advanced Mathematics in Finance
  • Financial Information and Analytics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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