You should have a general interest in mathematics and statistics, including the more quantitative and mathematical techniques used in financial markets; but you don’t need to have a background in finance.
The job opportunities for students from the three quants masters programmes are very similar.
They usually find employment with large investment banks, but also some smaller boutique finance firms, hedge funds or other specialist companies.
Working as a general or technical analysts, risk management position, working on fixed income security desks and the asset management industry including hedge funds are typical jobs which students from the MSc Quantitative Finance go into.
Students from the MSc Quantitative Finance from City, University of London - Bayes Business School will have covered more topics relating to forecasting and regression analysis. You will also have the skills to study for a PhD in the area of quantitative finance and financial markets.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Asset Pricing
- Foundations of Econometrics
- Stochastic Modelling Methods in Finance
- Applied Research Tools
- Fixed Income
- Risk Analysis
- Econometrics of Financial Markets
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- 12 months
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- A UK upper second class degree or above, or the equivalent from an overseas institution.
- Your academic background should be in a highly quantitative subject such as mathematics, physics, engineering, economics or computer science and having covered areas such as statistics, linear algebra and calculus
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International28500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA28500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28500 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.