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Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc

Newcastle University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Our Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc will develop your understanding of generalist finance issues. You'll also develop specialist practical skills in quantitative methodology and risk management.

About this course

Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has fuelled the demand for graduates with a sound understanding of generalist finance issues, combined with specialist skills in quantitative methodology and risk management. This course meets this demand. It builds on the Business School’s established strengths in economics and finance.

The course advances your understanding of the:

role of finance in a modern economy
operation and behaviour of financial markets and investors

It will enable you to develop a career in the financial services sector. It will also suit future quantitative analysts in economics and finance.

What you'll learn

This course will provide opportunities for you to develop relevant skills and a practical understanding of:

the behaviour of international financial markets
the ability to analyse the strategies of financial market investors
the role of finance in a modern economy

Your development

On completion of this course, you will be able to demonstrate practical skills and the ability to:

deal with complex issues both systematically and analytically
use this analysis to make sound judgements
deploy advanced analytical techniques in the areas of finance and risk management
critically assess the quality of the analytical data generated by these techniques
synthesise and present relevant data, conclusions and recommendations to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
apply the knowledge, skills and understanding gained on the programme to complex issues within finance and related industries.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 21,600per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 103 3

    23rd out of 123 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    150 68%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    72nd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    161 74%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    112th

    18

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