University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Computational Trading

The course is an intensive and quantitative programme that focuses on trading future markets. At the heart of the programme is learning how to operate in a simulated trading environment. From Term one the students operate in computer labs turned into a comprehensive simulated trading floor. The programme uses a combination of financial theory, econometrics and computer technology. It is designed for graduates wishing to pursue trading careers in investment banks, hedge funds and other financial or commodity trading institutions. It will also appeal to professional practitioners in the financial sector who wish to acquire skills in computational trading. By the end of the programme students will be able to competently develop and use trading tools and software. The programme will develop skills in econometrics methods, decoding and interpreting market news and events relevant to trading decisions; searching, mining and handling big data sets; operating real trading platforms; high-level computational skills related to trading; personal and professional skills to operate effectively in a professional trading environment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

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