Quantitative Finance

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Quantitative Finance
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 99099 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year, full-time.
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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Finance, Mathematics, Economics or other relevant quantitative subject. Science and Engineering disciplines will be considered where there is a signif...

Number of Places 50

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Professional Accreditations
•The programme has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. It aligns with the Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) - the core knowledge, skills, and abilitie...

Course Content

You have an interest in quantitative finance. You want a career in areas such as trading, quantitative portfolio management, data analytics, risk management and academia.

Studying quantitative finance looks at how mathematical, program...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Asset Pricing
Corporate Finance
Market Microstructure
Research Methods in Finance

Semester 2
Computational Methods in Finance
Time-Series Financial Econometrics
Trading Principles

Semester 3

Modules are subject to change
Assessment Method Class tests, individual and group projects, oral presentations and case study investigations.
Careers or Further Progression

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This MSc will equip students with the cutting-edge quantitative and computational techniques and strategies used by leading financial firms. Today, all full-service institutional finance firms employ quantitative finan...

Further Enquiries Dr Youwei Li, Senior Lecturer
Queen's Management School - Senior Lecturer
Finance Risk and Inequality
email: y.li@qub.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4826
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