Cardiff University: Operational Research, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk

InstitutionCardiff University View institution profile
Department School of Mathematics
Web https://www.cardiff.ac.uk
Email postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone 029 2087 0084
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Summary

A unique MSc degree aimed at those who wish to study in greater depth risk models, particularly for applications to financial markets, but also to other sectors.

Our MSc in Operational Research, Applied Statistics and Financial Risk aims to equip you with the necessary analytical skills, methods and ways of thinking to tackle and analyse complex organisational problems, help make better decisions, and to become confident statistical analysts.

This course is ideal training for those who wish to study, in greater depth, risk models, particularly for application to financial markets but also to other sectors.

You will undertake case studies and project work which will give you the opportunity to put your skills into practice and provides valuable experience of working in the field. The dissertation project, typically undertaken with an industrial partner, will allow you to work with complex data in a creative manner and a problem-solving environment, as well as to communicate your ideas and findings effectively.

Distinctive features:

This course will give you the opportunity to study risk models in greater depth, particularly those models used in financial markets.
The skills you will develop are highly transferable for use within industry, business and the public sector.
The School of Mathematics has excellent links with a number of organisations who employ Operational Researchers, Statisticians and Financial / Risk Modellers

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Cardiff University

 

 

Cardiff University is an ambitious, innovative and vibrant university, ranked in the top 150 universities in the world. We are the only Russell Group University in Wales and are incredibly proud of our diverse community, with over 31,000 students enrolled, representing more than 100 countries.

Academic life at Cardiff University is challenging and rewarding, with our students being taught by leading academics in over 200 taught Masters’, diplomas and certificates across the University. We also offer a selection of part-time study postgraduate courses and standalone modules in a number of subject areas.

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