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Quantitative Finance (MSc Finance)

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Do you want to model security prices and design complex strategies for a quantitative investment fund, using large-scale data analytics and state-of-the-art computing techniques? Do you want to help clients to develop proprietary risk-management strategies? Then the Quantitative Finance track is the one for you. This is one of the tracks you can opt for in our Master's in Finance.

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Master's Week: 18-24 Nov
Master's Week: 12 -16 Feb
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Why study Quantitative Finance at the UvA?

Specialise in your field of interest

Alongside general courses of the MSc Finance, you take a course in computer programming applications to finance and electives of your choosing.

Lecturers leading in their field

You will be lectured by experienced professors and industry experts. They will introduce you to state-of-the-art data analysis methods and finance research.

Excellent career prospects

You will have excellent job prospects at hedge funds, quantitative trading firms, proprietary trading desks of investment banks, risk management departments and FinTech startups.

Top-ranked university

The Amsterdam Business School belongs to the 1% of Business Schools in the world to hold the prestigious Triple Crown accreditation.

Is Quantative Finance for you?

  1. You want to gain expertise in quantitative tools and programming. 
  2. You are interested in building quantitative models that calculate derivative prices, risk-adjusted performance of investment strategies, and risk exposure under regulatory regimes.
  3. You want to help develop the role of big data in finance.
  4. You aspire to use your analytical skills in your career. For example: in the stock market, in big data analysis, in management of risk and compliance functions and other disciplines.
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Degree programme
MSc Finance
Regular study programme
60 ECTS ECTS, 12 months
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Roeterseiland campus