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Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc

In Newcastle Upon Tyne ()

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Profile Our course provides the opportunity to develop an understanding of generalist finance issues. You'll develop specialist practical skills in quantitative methodology and risk management. This allows you to develop a career in the financial services sector. It will also suit future quantitative analysts in investment banking and risk management fields.      

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Course programme

Modules Compulsory modules
  • NBS8185 MATLAB for Finance
  • NBS8187 Time-Series Econometrics
  • NBS8201 Risk Modelling
  • NBS8330 Research Methods in Economics and Finance
  • NBS8331 Introductory Econometrics
  • NBS8332 Financial Theory
  • NBS8333 Financial Derivatives
  • NBS8334 Applied Econometrics
  • NBS8020 Dissertation
Optional modules

You will take a further 20 credits from the following:

  • NBS8018 International Money and Banking
  • NBS8200 Behavioural Finance
  • NBS8203 Retail and Investment Banking
  • NBS8259 Cross Sectional and Panel Econometrics

Modules might change for your year of entry.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent. You also need to show a firm grasp of:

  • basic calculus
  • probability theory
  • statistical inference

If this is not evident from your transcripts, please use your personal statement to give details of your mathematical knowledge.

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc

Price on request