Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Quantitative Financial Engineering

This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge required by the modern investment and asset management industry where relative value trading strategies and structuring dominate. The emphasis is on developing a range of practical skills rather than develop an abstract "theory of everything".

Entry requirements

Entry requires a UK 2.1 degree or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related subject with a substantial mathematics content from a British or overseas university.

Course modules

Core modules: enterprise risk management; derivative markets and pricing; modelling and tools; financial engineering; credit risk modelling. Choose 3 optional modules: statistical methods; financial markets; time series analysis and financial econometrics; modern portfolio theory; Bayesian inference and computational methods.

Assessment methods

Research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,730 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (England) 2 months
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (International) 2 months
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (Northern Ireland) 2 months
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (Scotland) 2 months
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (Wales) 2 months
MSc Part-time day September 2016 GBP 4,030 per Dissertation (EU) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (International) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (Scotland) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (Wales) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (EU) 2 months
Short Course Certificate Part-time day September 2016 GBP 1,800 per Module (England) 2 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office
Telephone number: 
0131 4514152