A degree in a numerate subject (for example physics, mathematics, statistics, management science) or equivalent qualification from a recognised university. Familiarity at undergraduate level with topics such as probability and statistics, calculus and linear algebra is essential. Where English is not the native language/language of instruction: IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).
Subject areas: C++ programming for quantitative finance; derivatives pricing; economics for money, banking and finance; financial econometrics; financial stochastic processes; financial markets; optimisation; statistical methods for financial and economic applications.
Assessment is by coursework, reports and examination, as well as a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 20,000 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|