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Master Project - MSc in Quantitative Finance (18 ECTS)


This course, Master Project - MSc in Quantitative Finance (18 ECTS), is part of the +1 Model for MSc in Quantitative Finance.

The project can be done individually or in groups of two students, and must be written in English.

Through the process of the master project, students are given the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired during their MSc studies in conducting a scientifically-based research task.

The objective of the master project is to have the student(s) investigate independently a research question within the field of Quantitative Finance through either

  • an empirical investigation of an existing quantitative model or method
  • applying an existing quantitative model, method or approach to a new application in finance
  • developing a new quantitative model or method for solving a financial problem


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