A deep analytical study of risk management and financial engineering
This programme provides you with all the technical tools and knowledge you need to work effectively as a quant or risk specialist in a bank, hedge fund or investment fund. It is taught by a combination of our outstanding faculty and industry practitioners from the city, providing a good mix of the latest research findings from the Business School’s Risk Management Lad and unique industry developments from professionals working in the field.
Students who complete the MSc Risk Management and Financial Engineering programme successfully will be able to:
- Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of fundamental finance theories and models including their derivation and their use and context in the measurement and management of risk
- Apply mathematical tools to complex financial problems relating to risk measurement, risk management and risk pricing
- Use a range of programming tools to develop live implementations of financial models and use these implementations in practice
- Apply econometric theory and software to analyse and evaluate investment decisions and data, and draw valid conclusions
These online modules will give you basic knowledge of areas which will be covered by the programme throughout the academic year.
This foundation module will introduce you to the modern tools of finance.
You’ll study six core modules and an additional VBA module which will provide you with comprehensive and systematic training in the mechanisms and techniques involved in quantitative financial modelling.
Customise your degree to meet your personal career ambitions through your electives.
In the spring and summer terms, you will choose between two types of research projects, in order to develop specialist skills and subject knowledge to benefit your future career.