Quantitative Finance

University College Dublin

 

Course Name Quantitative Finance
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code B158 B282
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September 2019
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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+An honours bachelors degree in:
a. Business/Commerce to include a number of quantitative subjects such as Economics or Finance
or
b. a Finance-related-area, Mathematical Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or...

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Ambitious students with an educational background in mathematics or economics and a proven quantitative talent will be ideally suited to this course, as well as statistics, physics, computer science or engineering students capable of going through mathematically rigorous finance training. If you are in full-time employment, employer support is essential to undertake the part-time option as it requires class attendance during the working day.
Course Content

Expand+The MSc in Quantitative Finance is a balanced programme of finance and computational methods, which will suit numerate, competitive students looking for careers in finance that stretch their quantitative talents.

Ambitious students with an educati...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The 12-month, full-time course covers a broad range of disciplines and skill sets, whilst the personal and professional development of each student is achieved through a defined series of actions and events.

To complete the programme, students mus...

Careers or Further Progression The MSc in Quantitative Finance from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is highly regarded within the financial services industry.

In 2016, 95% of our graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors. (Source: First Destination Report 2016)

Potential careers for our graduates include:
•Investment banking
•Portfolio management
•Trading
•Quantitative analyst
•Risk manager
•Data Scientist
Further Enquiries The Admissions Office can be contacted at smurfit.admissions@ucd.ie.
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