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

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.
The course advances your understanding of the:
  • role of finance in a modern economy
  • operation and behaviour of financial markets and investors
It will enable you to develop a career in the financial services sector. It will also suit 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

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

Course contact details

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