Taught course

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Quantitative Finance and Risk Management MSc will develop your understanding of generalist finance issues. You'll also develop specialist practical skills in quantitative methodology and risk management.

About this course

Worldwide growth in the financial services sector has fuelled the demand for graduates with a sound understanding of generalist finance issues, combined with specialist skills in quantitative methodology and risk management. This course meets this demand. It builds on the Business School’s established strengths in economics and finance.

Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

Please see fees and funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Professor Robert Sollis
Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 1503