Taught course

Quantitative Finance and Risk Management

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in maths, economics, engineering or physics. You must be able to demonstrate evidence of maths education at degree level. Applicants with degrees in management, accounting, chemistry or biology with evidence of maths education will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides the opportunity to develop a sound understanding of generalist finance issues, combined with specialist skills in quantitative methodology and risk management. This will allow you to develop a career in the financial services sector, or as a quantitative analyst in investment banking and risk management fields.
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 was developed to meet this demand building on Newcastle University Business School’s established strengths in economics and finance. It is closely aligned with our Banking and Finance MSc and Finance MSc.

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 on-line Prospectus for further information.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Office, Newcastle University Business School
Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 1503