Masters in Quantitative Finance

General

Programme Description

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 visualization. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs' faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.

APPLICATION CRITERIA

For detailed information on the application requirements and admission process, please visit the program’s website at

wu.ac.at/en/programs/masters-programs/quantitative-finance/overview/

APPLICATION DEADLINE

WU employs a rolling admission policy, allowing students to apply from the beginning of September until spring. Rolling admission for the academic year 2018/19 starts September 1st, with the following three priority deadlines: October 8th, 2017; January 8th, 2018 and March 8th, 2018.

Last updated Jan 2018

About the School

With more than 24,000 students, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is the largest economics and business university in the European Union. It is known for its comprehensive selection of ... Read More

With more than 24,000 students, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) is the largest economics and business university in the European Union. It is known for its comprehensive selection of fields and numerous specializations in teaching and research. Its excellent academic credentials and the practical relevance of its programs, together with excellent job prospects for its graduates, all make WU an attractive choice for students from all over the world. More than 26% of WU’s students are international, mainly coming from the Central and Eastern European region. Read Less