The master’s program
In your first year, you build up expertise in finance, microeconomics, mathematics, probability, statistics, and computing. Courses on optimization and game theory will teach you to think outside the box. You will also be trained in using the programming language R by one of its main developers.
In your second year, you specialize. You can choose the Science Track to prepare for an academic career or the Industry Track to train for a career as a quant. You will combine expertise on financial models with computational skills and apply your knowledge in real-world settings in cooperation with our corporate partners.
You’re interested in solving complex quantitative problems and want to start a career in finance? If you like to work in intercultural teams and are not afraid to think outside the box, apply now!
- Program structure and content1. SEM.2. SEM.3. SEM.4. SEM.Mathematics 1Financial Markets and InstrumentsComputingProbabilityMicroeconomicsStatistics 1Mathematics 2OptimizationStatistics 2Continuous Time Finance 1Principles of FinanceEconometricsAsset PricingCorporate FinanceFinancial EconometricsGame TheoryOption 1 – Specialization Science Track (Mandatory Courses: Paper Reading and Writing, Research Seminar I & II: Finance, StatMath + Electives: 3)Option 2 – Specialization Industry Track (Mandatory Courses: Industry Lab + Electives: 3)Master Thesis SeminarMaster ThesisElectives
- Master of Science, MSc (WU)
With a degree in quantitative finance, you will be in high demand in the international financial job market. Our graduates typically work in risk and asset management, banking, and fintech, or make careers in consulting or research.
Make your way
Do you have any further questions? As program manager, I’m here to answer any questions or requests you may have, right from the start. To get in touch, please use the online contact form or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.