University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Financial Modelling and Optimisation

This programme gives you a flexible syllabus to suit the demands of employers that use modern financial tools and optimization techniques in areas such as the financial sector and energy markets. We will give you sound knowledge in financial derivative pricing, portfolio optimization and financial risk management. We will also provide you with the skills to solve some of today's financial problems, which have themselves been caused by modern financial instruments. This expertise includes modern probability theory, applied statistics, stochastic analysis and optimization. Adding depth to your learning, our work placement programme puts you at the heart of financial organisations such as Moody's Analytics, Standard Life Investment and Lloyds Banking Group.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Secretary (Maths - Financial Modelling and Optimisation)
Telephone number: 
01316504885