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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Finance and Machine Learning MSc

  • Provides a strong background in finance
  • Grounding in machine learning methods and how they are used in finance through cutting-edge curriculum
  • The knowledge to implement machine learning tools using Python
  • A learning environment that encourages the development of systematic and independent thought and learning
  • A methodical knowledge of quantitative methods so that you will have the skills necessary to undertake quantitative analyses of relevant problems

School of Economics and Finance

  • Around 1,000 master’s students from all over the world
  • Teaching by research-active academics as well as visiting city professionals
  • Wide range of elective modules
  • Wide range of optional short modules (on programming languages, trading platforms such as Bloomberg, etc.)

Campus and Facilities

  • Close to London’s financial districts (City of London and Canary Wharf)
  • On-site accommodation
  • State of the art building
  • State-of-the art computer labs with mathematical and trading software (eg Reuters and Bloomberg)

The programme will be delivered at the university's Mile End campus.

Structure

The programme consists of four compulsory modules in semester A as well as two compulsory modules and two electives in semester B.

During the summer period, supervised by an academic member of staff, students will have to complete a dissertation project. Students can choose between the 45 credit dissertation or 15 credit research project. The latter will allow them to choose 30 credits of electives in the 3rd semester.

Students will also be offered a two-week pre-sessional course whose aim is to introduce students without a strong quantitative background to the necessary mathematics and statistical concepts.

Assessment

75% Modules
25% Dissertation

During the summer period, supervised by an academic member of staff, students will have to complete a dissertation project.

Students can choose between the 45 credit dissertation or 15 credit research project. It is assessed, on the basis of the individual literature review main report, initially by the supervisor, then a second examiner and then by the External Examiner and the full Examination Board.

Teaching

Taught by research-active academics as well as visiting professionals
The learning outcomes for the programme are delivered by a range of modules across the programme.
Teaching and learning is mainly via expert lectures and seminars (some are to be delivered weekly others on alternative weeks).
Teaching and learning strategies vary from module to module.

Career paths

Wide range of economics careers, especially as research economist in the public sector, international institutions, economic consulting.

Further studies in MRes or PhD (best students often continue onto MRes within our school).

Our dedicated careers team offers students one-on-one appointments, support with job applications, practice interviews, information about internship opportunities and employability events.

Funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

  • Scholarships and bursaries
  • Postgraduate loans (UK students)
  • Country-specific scholarships for international students

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 8

    37th out of 110 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    160 73%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    96th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    167 70%

    20th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    53rd

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    101st

    2

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