|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|Study modes:||full-time, part-time|
|University website:||Quantitative Finance and Econometrics|
Our Quantitative Finance and Econometrics MSc programme is designed to provide a vast knowledge of modern analytical tools used in the evaluation of complex financial data. Graduates would typically go on to work as financial data analysts or consultants, specialising in finance, banking and investment management.
With a particular focus on rigorous mathematical and computational treatment of models used in advanced financial engineering, this programme provides a solid grounding for work as a financial data analyst.
All of our MSc degrees equip you with a range of quantitative and analytical skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts in a clear and concise style. Our programmes not only offer a stimulating education in economic theory, but also develop your ability to apply economic knowledge, analytical tools and skills to a range of national and international problems in the areas of finance, development, agriculture and the environment.
The School of Economics is dedicated to excellence in both teaching and research, as demonstrated by our results in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 and recent national student surveys. Our academic staff are active in research, and teaching and learning are informed by the School’s thriving research culture and strong cosmopolitan academic community.
We currently have 35 academic staff, with about 35-40 MSc and PhD students, which has the benefit of a good community for interaction between students but also means that each student receives a good deal of individual attention in classes and workshops. It also means that we are able to offer excellent facilities for research.
Our postgraduate student community is global with many of the students originating from outside the UK and Europe. There are also a number of different nationalities represented within the academic staff. You will be able to integrate into this multicultural environment and build yourself an international professional network for the future.