First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in a discipline that provides some quantitative training (eg computer science, economics, engineering, mathematics, physics, statistics).
Months of entry
This programme offers a firm grounding in operational research and finance in preparation for careers in financial institutions. You’ll develop understanding of how operational research, statistical and optimisation techniques are applied to practical problems and gain many key workplace skills. A three-month project follows successful completion of the instructional component. The majority of projects involve either working on a placement or in partnership with a company or organisation.
Compulsory modules: Corporate Finance; Data Analytics; Deterministic Operational Research (OR) Methods; Presenting Reports; Statistical Methods; Stochastic OR Methods; Visual Basic for Applications.
Optional modules include: Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Financial Portfolio Theory; Financial Risk Management; Forecasting; Game Theory in Business; Nonlinear Optimisation; Data Visualisation.
Plus dissertation as three-month project (MSc only)
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