University of Essex
Applicants should hold an Honours degree at 2.2 or equivalent. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.
Core modules: Dissertation; big-data for computational finance; high frequency finance and empirical market microstructure; introduction to financial market analysis; professional practice and research methodology; quantitative methods in finance and trading; trading global financial markets. Optional modules include: Cloud technologies and systems; constraint satisfaction for decision making; creating and growing a new business venture; digital signal processing; evolutionary computation and genetic programming; financial engineering and risk management; high performance computing; industry expert lectures in finance; learning and computational intelligence in economics and finance; mathematical research techniques using Matlab; programming in Python; text analytics.
Courses are awarded on the results of your written examinations, together with continual assessments of your practical work and coursework.
|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|
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