This programme draws on recent developments in finance with a quantitative approach to help you understand the structure of financial markets in order for you to make optimal investment decisions.
WHY THIS PROGRAMME
- Quantitative Finance will provide you will a detailed understanding of: the structure of financial markets and forecasting of financial data; theoretical models in the core areas of quantitative finance, such as option pricing and hedging; advanced econometric and calibration methods to construct practical models of asset prices using these theories.
- You will put theory into practice by using software packages such as C++ and Matlab, and will have access to our Bloomberg training room to enhance your employability skills.
- You will develop programming skills to utilise in the workplace. In lectures you will be taught the theory and be provided with a financial problem and you will solve these in labs/tutorials.
This programme will help prepare you for a career in government, international organisations or financial institutions working as derivative traders, quantitative traders or quantitative risk managers. Recent graduates have taken up positions in various investments banks. We have a dedicated careers and employability team who provide 1-2-1 support and advice, group workshops, employer events on campus and networking opportunities throughout the year to help you with your career prospects.