The finance industry is becoming increasingly quantitative and this master’s programme provides you with the advanced quantitative skills in finance that companies are looking for in candidates.
What will you learn?
The globalisation of today’s financial markets has led to increased international competition and a growing need for candidates who combine a deep understanding of financial theory with strong quantitative skills. Since companies today have access to large amounts of data, they need employees who can process and analyse financial data to make strategic decisions. The Master of Science in Quantitative Finance will provide you with the skills to assess problems, analyse them through advanced modelling, and make informed decisions.
The courses will provide you with both quantitative and programming skills from topics covering numerical analysis, stochastic models, statistics, and econometrics. You will learn to use data and technology to better understand complex financial relationships and manage assets, evaluate risk factors, and maximize profitability. This combination of quantitative and analytical skills is easily transferable to other business disciplines beyond finance, which will make you a valuable candidate for employment across industries.
A Master of Science in Quantitative Finance provides you with a broad and attractive degree which is easily transferable to other business disciplines beyond Finance. This combination of knowledge and skills is what companies need in order to compete and succeed today. Graduates will qualify for a range of positions in different areas across:
- Equity Research
- Finance Analyst
- Market Research Consultant
- Jr. Recruiter & Program Coordinator
CUSTOMISE YOUR DEGREE
As a master student at BI, you have several exciting opportunities that will contribute to a varied and interesting student life, at the same time as you build relevant competence and gain an advantage in the job market by tailoring your degree.
Our internship programme is a credit-bearing course that gives you the opportunity to test subjects and industries based on your interests, competency, and personal qualities. An internship is valuable as a means of allowing you to experience how your field of study is applied in the business world and provides you with work experience that can be highly attractive to potential employers.
We offer a number of elective courses so that you can adapt your studies to your own interests and goals. This way you can build up competency and pursue a combination of courses that will make you attractive and unique.
Take part of your education abroad! If you want to work abroad or in an international company after your studies, this should be particularly relevant for you. Culture and language are important in all companies and organisations, but knowledge of other countries' customs, governance and behaviour can be absolutely crucial to global success.
- 60 credits (ECTS)
- 60 credits (ECTS)
Exchange (24-30 ECTS)
Specialisation electives and Internship
Priority application deadline for Master of Science: 1 March
After 1 March, applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Do you already have a related master’s degree? If so, you may be eligible to complete a MSc in Quantitative Finance degree in just one year. Some applicants may need to take additional courses, which will be determined while evaluating your application for admission.