University of Essex

University of Essex

Algorithmic Trading

The course will equip you with the core concepts and quantitative methods in high frequency finance, along with the operational skills to use state-of-the-art computational methods for financial modelling. We enable you to attain an understanding of financial markets at the level of individual trades occurring over sub-millisecond timescales, and apply this to the development of real-time approaches to trading and risk-management. In addition to traditional topics in financial econometrics and market microstructure theory, we put special emphasis on areas: Statistical and computational methods; modelling trading strategies and predictive services that are deployed by hedge funds; algorithmic trading groups; derivatives desks; risk management departments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 11,150 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 11,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

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