24 months
954 AUD/credit 45792 AUD/year
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The Master of Data Science in Quantitative Finance at University of Technology Sydney provides students with cutting-edge skills, knowledge and tools allowing them to tackle data problems on a new scale and complexity for tasks in portfolio optimisation, market modelling and credit risk.    

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Data science techniques including machine learning have already transformed the world of asset management, changing how sophisticated investors approach portfolio construction and risk management.

This Master of Data Science in Quantitative Finance at University of Technology Sydney combines an internationally recognised quantitative finance program with skills and knowledge in financial data science and statistical modelling.


Career opportunities for graduates include quantitative analyst, data scientist, data analyst, quantitative analyst, quantitative structurer, quantitative developer, forecaster, trader, model verification, financial engineer, market risk analyst, credit risk analyst, data engineer, data modeller, and investment analyst and financial engineer across investment banks, trading banks, hedge funds, investment management firms, consulting companies, energy and mining companies, regulatory bodies and government organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Derivative Security Pricing
  • Financial Market Instruments
  • Statistics and Financial Econometrics
  • Interest Rates and Credit Risk Models 
  • Probability Theory and Stochastic Analysis  
  • Risk Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

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96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

International students 

  • Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.
CRICOS code 107831E 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45792 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 954 AUD per credit during 24 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /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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