If you have already earned a master's degree and would like to complete the Master of Science in Quantitative Finance programme, you may qualify for our accelerated +1 Model.
For those who have already completed a relevant MSc degree, for example in Finance, Business Administration, or Economics, it may be possible to reduce the length of study time by having certain subjects approved from a previously earned MSc degree.
Certain minimum requirements must be met to qualify for admission to the programme. Some applicants may receive full credit for previously completed courses, while others may have to take additional courses. An individual assessment of your qualifications will be conducted upon applying for admission. For complete details, please see the programme specific Admission Requirements for the +1 Model.
- Core courses Courses common across all programmes at BI.
- Programme courses Courses specific to this programme.
- Electives Courses you can choose yourself.
- Quantitative Risk and Asset Management (6 ECTS)
- Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning (6 ECTS)
- Electives (18 ECTS)
To earn the degree, there is a requirement for a 30 ECTS MSc thesis. It is expected that students will not receive any exemptions for this requirement. In this case students are obliged to take
If students have completed an MSc thesis as part of a previous MSc degree and receive some exemptions for it (up to 12 ECTS) then they will be able to choose either a new thesis (above) or one of
and two courses from
1st semester electives
2nd semester electives
If 6 ECTS of the Master Project are chosen in the 1st semester, then students can choose one course from the 1st semester electives and one course from the 2nd semester electives. Otherwise, both courses should be chosen from the 1st semester electives.
Priority application deadline for Master of Science: 1 March
After 1 March, applications are accepted on a rolling basis.