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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • 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 builds on Sussex's strong foundation of interdisciplinary research. You'll be taught by experts from both the Department of Mathematics and the University of Sussex Business School. The course also draws on expertise from industry professionals, so you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to succeed in the fast-paced world of finance. 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

Career

Our graduates are well prepared for versatile jobs such as:

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

Application deadline

01 September 2022

Tuition fees

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£ 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

    41st

  • Campus address

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

The city of Brighton & Hove is world famous for its openness and inclusivity. The city is only one hour from London and 30 minutes from Gatwick airport.
With world-leading development courses and highly regarded business programmes, Sussex has a reputation for expertise in sustainability and innovation.
A university with an international reputation, Sussex welcomes students to its friendly community of academics and students of over 150 nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 104 12

    61st out of 70 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    126 56%

    41st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    46th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    49th

    15
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    130 54%

    42nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    53.0 53%

    64th

    7
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    59th

    1

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