Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Quantitative Financial Risk Management

This programme has been designed to address the demand in the financial services industry for advanced quantitative risk modelling skills.

Entry requirements

UK Upper 2nd Class Degree in a substantially mathematical discipline, such as mathematics, statistics, physics or engineering; degrees in economics or finance with a substantial mathematical component may be sufficient.

Course modules

Enterprise risk management; financial markets; derivative markets and pricing; credit risk modelling; time series analysis; financial econometrics; economic scenario generation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A limited number of scholarships may be available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,800 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,340 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,810 per Year 1 (England) 9 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