Financial Engineering from University of Canterbury is part of a suite of qualifications for students who want to gain a breadth and depth of technical skills and knowledge across the key disciplines of finance and economics, mathematics and statistics, and computer science and software engineering.
UC Master of Financial Engineering graduates will be ready for the international workplace in the finance industry and related fields. They will also be well prepared for further study in Financial Engineering in order to attain positions at higher technical levels.
Employers range from private industries, such as banking, investment, capital industries, security, data analysis, risk management, and insurance, to the public sector (eg, Te Pūtea Matua | Reserve Bank, Kaitohutohu Kaupapa Rawa | Treasury, or regulatory bodies).
- Time Series and Stochastic Processes
- Derivative Securities
- Advanced Derivative Securities
- Computer Programming
- 12 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements.
DisciplinesEconomics Finance General Engineering & Technology View 37 other Masters in Economics in New Zealand
- Qualified for a university degree with a B+ Grade Point Average in 300-level courses; and
- Completed specified 200-level MATH and STAT courses (or equivalent courses); and
- been approved by the Academic Dean of Science.
- Students who have minimal statistics and finance backgrounds may be required to take FIEC 601 Quantitative Finance and Economics in January–February before enrolling.
- If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
International42843 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42843 USD per year during 12 months.
National9664 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9664 USD per year during 12 months.
- National students - 13,366 NZD
- International Students - 59,250 NZD
Living costs for Christchurch
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