Queen's University Belfast: Quantitative Finance
|Institution||Queen's University Belfast View institution profile|
|Department||Queen's Management School|
You have an interest in quantitative finance. You want a career in areas such as trading, quantitative portfolio management, data analytics, risk management and academia
Studying quantitative finance looks at how mathematical, programming and statistical tools are used in the real world for the analysis and modelling of financial data.
The programme will equip students with the cutting-edge quantitative and computational techniques and strategies utilised by leading financial firms and will prepare students for future careers in a quantitative finance, trading or more general finance environment. The course aims to bridge the gap between quantitative models and financial decision making.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Finance, Mathematics, Economics or other relevant quantitative subject. Science and Engineering disciplines will be considered where there is a significant mathematical component. Performance in relevant modules must be of the required standard.
Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University and sufficient relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Queen's University Belfast
Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, one of three Queen's Colleges in Ireland, it became an independent university in 1908 and is the ninth oldest university in the UK. Today, Queen’s is a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.
Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for Research Intensity with over 75% of its research assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in REF 2014.
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