Queen's University Belfast
Computational Finance and Trading
The aim of this programme is to provide students with the necessary skills to prepare them for a future career in a computational finance, trading or general finance environment.
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the university in finance, mathematics, economics or other relevant quantitative subject. Science and engineering disciplines will be considered where there is a significant mathematical component. We welcome applications from a diverse range of applicants so will also consider previous work experience alongside academic qualifications. We encourage applicants to submit a detailed CV. Applicants who lack the prerequisite academic qualification or equivalent may be required to attend an interview. International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS score of 6.5 taken within the last 2 years, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.
Modules include: Asset pricing; corporate finance; market microstructure; research methods in finance; computational methods in finance; derivatives; time-series financial econometrics; trading principles.
Assessment is through: End-of-semester examinations; class tests; individual and group projects; take-home tests; individual and group oral presentations; and case study investigations.
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|Queen's University Belfast||Belfast||BT7 1NN||Northern Ireland|