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Quantitative Finance

University of Strathclyde

12 months
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25400 GBP/year
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About

This Quantitative Finance course from the University of Strathclyde has been developed to address the demand for market-aware graduates who can demonstrate an understanding of mathematical models used in financial tools, products and software.

Overview

The Quantitative Finance course from the University of Strathclyde is an innovative cross-faculty alliance between Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Science. It's been designed for those with a strong aptitude for mathematics, statistics and computing who haven't studied these topics in detail in their undergraduate degree. The course allows students with different degree backgrounds to learn the necessary skills to move into the financial industry.

The programme will prepare you for a career in financial engineering and risk management leading to roles as hedge fund manager or financial analyst.

The form of assessment varies from class to class.  For most classes the assessment involves both coursework and examinations.

Careers

Our graduates have gone on to find careers with companies such as Deloitte, PWC, Bank of Ireland and BlackRock, among others.

Job titles include:

  • Business Change Consultant
  • Advisor to CEO
  • Manager Transfer Pricing Economist
  • Risk Officer
  • Trainee Actuarial Analyst
  • Management Trainee

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Foundations of Mathematical & Statistical Finance
  •  Principles of Finance
  •  International Financial Markets & Banking
  •  Big Data Technologies
  •  Behavioural Finance
  •  Security Analysis
  •  Portfolio Theory & Management
  •  Derivatives & Treasury Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum second-class Honours degree or international equivalent in:

  • engineering
  • science subjects (eg physics, chemistry or computing science)
  • business subjects (eg business studies, accounting or economics)

Mathematics/statistics graduates should contact the course director to discuss their application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25400 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    14150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14150 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Rest of UK £14,150

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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