Quantitative Finance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    19500
    Tuition (Year)
    10200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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This programme offers training in the core areas of finance. It draws on recent developments in each of the subject areas with a quantitative approach to understanding the structure of financial markets and forecasting their expected movements.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Why this programme
  • This programme will develop both your understanding of theory in lecture-based teaching and its practical application in computer labs, allowing you to develop real-life skills, such as pricing financial derivatives and forecasting exchange rates.
  • The Adam Smith Business School has been ranked in the top 10% worldwide for economics and finance (RePEc), with two of our academics rated in the top 1%.
  • The Adam Smith Business School celebrates the legacy of Adam Smith by developing enlightened, enterprising and engaged graduates and internationally-recognised research with real social impact.

Programme Structure

  • Basic econometrics
  • Financial derivatives 
  • Mathematical finance
  • Modelling and forecasting financial markets
  • Advanced portfolio analysis
  • Applied computational finance 
  • C++ in finance
  • Empirical asset pricing
  • Economic fundamentals and financial markets
  • Financial market micro structure
  • Game theory with applications in economics and finance
  • Portfolio analysis and investment (co-requisite for Advanced portfolio analysis)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  • 2:1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (eg, a GPA of 3.0 or above) in Economics, Finance, Engineering, Physics, or another highly mathematical discipline.
  • International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

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Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 19500 International
  • GBP 10200 EU/EEA

Funding

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