University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Quantitative Finance (Risk Management)

The course provides an advanced knowledge and understanding of the main theoretical and applied concepts in quantitative finance and risk management, 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 risk management and risk regulation in financial markets and financial institutions.

Entry requirements

A UK bachelor degree with upper 2nd Class Honours, or the overseas equivalent, in in finance, economics, engineering, actuarial science, physics or another related degree, and have taken or be taking a significant number of modules (and excellent results) in quantitative subjects, such as differential equations, econometrics or mathematical statistics in the final year of your 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; martingales with applications to finance; portfolio investment; financial econometrics; credit risk management; survival analysis; decision analysis and performance measurements; simulation and risk analysis; monetary economics; and interest rate derivatives.


Qualification Study mode Start month 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

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