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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Understand the main aspects of quantitative finance – including general finance theory, finance models and programming for graduates with a science, engineering and mathematics background.

Our course draws on expertise from industry professionals, so you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in the fast-paced world of work. It builds on Sussex’s strong foundation of interdisciplinary study – you’re taught by faculty from the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Business and Management. Topics covered include:

  • interest-rate theory
  • arbitrage theory
  • GARCH models
  • corporate finance
  • option pricing models and numerical analysis
  • programming in C and Java
  • the use of mathematical computing software.

CAREERS

Our graduates are well prepared for versatile jobs such as:

  • financial software developer
  • actuary
  • investment banker
  • quantitative analyst
  • .

    Application deadline

    01 September 2021

    Tuition fees

    Students living in United States
    (international fees)

    £ 23,000per year

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

    University information

    University of Sussex

    • University League Table

      42nd

    • Campus address

      University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

    Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
    The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
    One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

    Subject rankings

    • Subject ranking

      25th out of 105 2

      58th out of 72 33

    • Entry standards

      / Max 220
      139 63%

      30th

      9
    • Graduate prospects

      / Max 100
      80 80%

      19th

      14
    • Student satisfaction

      / Max 5
      4.05 81%

      64th

      14
    • Entry standards

      / Max 236
      139 58%

      34th

      1
    • Graduate prospects

      / Max 100
      56 56%

      57th

      54
    • Student satisfaction

      / Max 5
      3.91 78%

      58th

      4

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