University of Birmingham: Financial Engineering
|Institution||University of Birmingham View institution profile|
|Department||School of Mathematics|
Financial engineering is a multi-disciplinary field that involves the application of the computational engineering, software engineering, and computer programming skills, as well as the underlying mathematical and statistical theory to the analysis and management of financial opportunities. This programme is aimed at graduates from programmes in mathematics, or programmes with advanced mathematical components, and who wish to pursue a career in quantitative analysis in economic or financial sectors with mathematical methods, computational skills and programming expertise.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
A 2:1 Honours degree in Mathematics or a programme with advanced Mathematical components.
Core modules: exotic options, bonds and further quantitive finance - 10 credits; introduction to quantitive finance - 10 credits; advanced quantitive finance: crashes, volatility, multiple assets and hedging - 10 credits; computational methods and programming - 20 credits; financial engineering project - 60 credits; game theory - 10 credits; research skills - 20 credits; statistical methods in finance and economics - 20 credits. Optional modules: fundamentals: databases; intelligent data analysis (extended); lm heuristic optimisation; numerical methods in linear algebra.
|EU||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|England||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||11520 GBP for Year 1|
|International||19440 GBP for Year 1|
University of Birmingham
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