University of Edinburgh: Computational Mathematical Finance

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Mathematics
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Study type Taught

Summary

The MSc in Computational Mathematical Finance (CMF) is a dynamic new programme with the aim to deliver high quality training in the theory of Mathematical Finance with strong emphasis on computational methods.

Currently graduates in this field are expected to have a working knowledge of advanced computational finance (including construction of algorithms and programming skills) as well as a sound knowledge of the theory of Probability and Stochastic Analysis. These are the core theories needed in the modern valuation of complex financial instruments.

This MSc programme delivers:

- a flexible programme of study relevant to the needs of employers such as: top investment banks, hedge funds and asset management firms

- a solid knowledge in financial derivative pricing, risk management and portfolio management

- the transferable computational skills required by the modern quantitative finance world

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