The Master Program in Financial Engineering provides innovative solutions of pricing, hedging, trading and portfolio management problems by employing advanced mathematical methods and computer technology. Graduates will be qualified to consider challenges in the financial sector from an engineer’s point of view and to develop and optimize innovative solutions on the basis of fundamental economic laws.
Assessing and controlling different types of risks are key responsibilities in companies as well as in the financial sector. The quality of risk management processes is a crucial factor in the success or failure of the business. Increasingly complex financial products, various regulations and the enormous importance of information technology have created a great challenge both to financial and non-financial companies.This Financial Engineering (FE) programme is offered by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
This program is accredited by the ASIIN.
Professionals working in financial product-oriented service sectors, e.g.:
In order to be admitted to our Financial Engineering master program, the following requirements have to be fulfilled:
The first degree should be in:
or a related subject.
In exceptional cases other degrees may be accepted (e.g., professional experience).
At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.
The tuition fee for a Master of Science Program at the HECTOR School includes:
The following costs are not included:
Different options exist for financing the tuition fees for the HECTOR School.
In case you need external founding support, the HECTOR School recommends the following fund organizations:
FESTO Bildungsfonds (education fund) offers financial support for special further qualification programs in close cooperation with industry. With "G-TOP" interested students are offered a package deal, which includes participation in the master program "Production and Operations Management", "Management of Product Development" or "Electronic Systems Engineering and Management", internships with network partners of FESTO Bildungsfonds and additional qualification courses by FESTO. The complete package is offered at a special rate which can by pre-financed through the FESTO Bildungsfonds. Interested participants need to apply with the HECTOR School and indicate theire interest in receiving funding by FESTO. The HECTOR School will then establish the necessary contacts. For further information, see the website of FESTO Bildungsfonds
On an irregular basis, the HECTOR School offers special partnership scholarships based on cooperation agreements. Unfortunately, no such scholarships are offered at the moment.
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