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Quantitative Finance

Overview

The Master Quantitative Finance will provide you with an excellent academic and practical education to become an expert in financial methodology. It is your ideal starting point for a future career in today’s challenging and dynamic financial markets.

The well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills combined with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory of finance. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to use mathematical models to understand complex financial problems.

A special focus lies on using the software 'R', an open source implementation of the language S for data analysis and visualisation. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs' faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.

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Tracks

Specialize in Science or Industry

The Science Track prepares students for an academic career in the field of finance, while the Industry Track focuses on a career as quants (analysts) in the finance industry, combining financial models with computational skills. You can specialize in the second year of your studies and build up a strong academic networks and links to the finance industry.

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QS World University Ranking

QFIN a top ranked Master Program

In 2017 the Master in Quantitative Finance was ranked #22 out of 130 international finance programs according to QS World University Ranking. This achievement places our Master program among the top leaders and in front of other internationally renowned institutions like the New York University (Stern) (#23) and the University of St. Gallen (#25).

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International Students

A truly international program

The Master Quantitative Finance attracts students from over 25 countries around the world which gives you the chance to experience a unique educational culture. The courses of the program have an international orientation and provide all the necessary knowledge and skills to start an international career.

40%

percentage of women

High percentage of women

In average, the percentage of women in the program is above 40.

90%

hiring rate

An exclusive, high-quality post-graduate education

More than 90% of our graduates are hired within the first 6 month.

“Throughout the program, a well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills coupled with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory in finance.”

Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Kurt Hornik, Program Director

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