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
About this course
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.
Develop your career in financial services, or as a quantitative analyst in investment banking and risk management fields.
There has been worldwide growth in the financial services sector. This has fuelled the demand for suitably qualified graduates. We ensure you'll graduate ready to meet this demand. You'll develop a sound understanding of generalist finance issues, and gain specialist skills in quantitative methodology and risk management.
You'll be able to develop a career in the financial services sector. The course is also suitable for future quantitative analysts 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
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Professor Robert Sollis
- +44 (0) 191 208 1503