University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Quantitative Finance (Financial Engineering)

The course provides an advanced knowledge and understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in quantitative finance and financial engineering, delivered from a genuinely international and multicultural perspective, and with a current issues approach to teaching; the course is particularly useful for careers that involve designing new financial instruments and managing trading in them.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor degree with upper 2nd Class Honours, or the overseas equivalent, in finance, economics, engineering, actuarial science, physics, computer science or another related degree, with significant number of modules (and excellent results) in quantitative subjects, such as differential equations, econometrics or mathematical statistics in the final year of the degree; academic record, grade average, position in class, references and the standing of the institution studied at are all taken into account.

Course modules

Modules include: Foundations of finance theory; stochastic calculus; VBA/C++ with financial applications; derivative securities; financial econometrics; interest rate derivatives; computational finance; mathematical modeling of finance; real options in corporate finance; credit risk management.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 20,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 20,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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